Ever wonder how your skin holds up to others in your age group? The new Olay Professional Pro-X Skin Analyzer is a free online service that actually compares your level of aging with other people of the same age. After submitting a photo online, the service gives you a personalized skin analysis of your degree of facial wrinkling and pigmentation spots.
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The new FDA ruling simplifies sunscreen for consumers; the two key things to remember are SPF 15+ and BROAD SPECTRUM.
The Food and Drug Administration is trying to sort out the confusion about sunscreens, with new rules that specify which lotions provide the best protection against the sun and ending claims that they are truly waterproof. The F.D.A. said sunscreens must protect equally against two kinds of the sun’s radiation, UVB and UVA, to earn the coveted designation of offering “broad spectrum” protection. UVB rays cause burning; UVA rays cause wrinkling; and both cause skin cancer.
The rules go into effect in 2012 and also ban sunscreen manufacturers from claiming t