This Eye Sunscreen Doubles As A Killer Makeup Primer

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 08.23.2016 | Canada Style


How To Practice Sun Safety And Protect Your Skin

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

The sun. It's a beautiful thing, and when it's shining, the streets, parks and beaches get really busy. The city comes alive! But it's not all good. The sun can burn! And, a history of sunburns increases the risk of skin cancer, including melanomas. Sun exposure can also cause wrinkles, dry skin and age spots.

12 Ways You're Probably Applying Sunscreen Wrong

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Living

Like forgetting key body parts!

Summer Beach Bag Essentials

Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Living

Seven things you need for guaranteed summer fun, from the all-important sunblock to products that help your legs look radiant.

3 Ingredients In Your Sunscreen You Should Know About

Kathy Smart | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

Summer appeared happened so quickly that you may not be quite prepared for fun in the sun. Indeed, despite an increasing awareness of the sun's risks, rates of melanoma -- the deadliest skin cancer -- have tripled over the past 35 years. I'm not a doctor, but I think that with such a pronounced risk, we need to be smart and protect our skin from harmful UV rays. However, not all sunscreens are created equally.

Top Tips To Protect Your Skin From The Sun This Summer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

When I was young (in my 20s), I felt like nothing could harm me. But now, after having a mole removed and following this, a serious discussion with my doctor on skin care and the risks, I am much more careful with how I care for my skin in the sun.

This Is The Most Important Beauty Product You'll Need This Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Style

Three letters: SPF.

Doctor's Tips For Skin Cancer Prevention And Screening

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 05.14.2017 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. It forms when the DNA of your skin is harmed, doesn't repair itself and instead mutates to form cancerous cells. Melanomas often look like moles, or develop from existing moles. It can spread from the skin to other parts of the body.

Easy Ways To Improve Your Health With Nature

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 05.12.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Whether climbing a mountainous terrain, swimming in a serine lake, or catching a glorious sunset, being in nature fosters well-being in infinite ways, including balancing our nervous system, impacting cardiovascular health, and influencing our mood.

No, It's Not 'Just' Skin Cancer

Natalie Richardson | Posted 04.09.2017 | Canada Living
Natalie Richardson

Growing up, we never talked about the importance of sun protection. We ran and played outside, without even thinking about applying sunscreen. Had I known that ignorance would lead to a stage 3b metastatic melanoma diagnosis in my mid-30s, I would've done things a lot differently.

6 Tips To Manage Winter Skin Itch

Julia Carroll | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Living
Julia Carroll

No matter how old you are, everyone experiences winter itch at some point in their life. Most of us experience flaky, itchy, dry skin when the temperature drops and the air dries.

Parents Claim Jessica Alba's Honest Sunscreen Didn't Protect Their Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Parents

Jessica Alba's company Honest has been receiving complaints from parents about its sunscreen. The moms and dads are claiming that they and their child...

Cool New Invention Could Stop Sunburns

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. - Even when Rachel Pautler slathered on handfuls of sunscreen she still got burnt at the beach.Being fair-skinned certainly has its set...

Heal the Burn: How Nutrition Affects Sun Protection

Kristin Wiens | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Living
Kristin Wiens

While complete sun abstinence is unlikely for most of us, sun "awareness" and proper sunscreen use are the most important things you can do to prevent sunburns and reduce your risk of skin cancer. There is growing evidence that the foods you consume may influence risk and offer some protection.

7 Tips for a Safe and Kid-friendly Summer

Amitha Kalaichandran | Posted 06.18.2016 | Canada Parents
Amitha Kalaichandran

Summer is the season where accidents, particularly in children, are more frequent. Many of these accidents can be prevented and a number of pediatric advocacy groups and children's hospitals have created information around prevention strategies.

Try This Natural Approach to Sun Protection

Andrea Sarjeant | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Living
Andrea Sarjeant

There are plenty of new sunscreen products on the market today and we're using them more than ever before. But with all the incidences of skin cancer, clearly something is wrong with the way we're getting our sun exposure. Here are three concepts to understand before you step outside into the sun.

These Aren't Your Average Sunscreens

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Style

Gone are the days when our parents attempted to slather thick, heavy lotions all over our body that had a weird scent and left a white residue.

Yet Another Reason to Stay in the Shade on Vacation

Angie Campanelli | Posted 04.11.2015 | Canada Travel
Angie Campanelli

For the second time in 10 months, I vacationed to a hot, sunny, gorgeous place only to return to the dead of winter, pasty pale. My, how times have changed. When it comes down to it, you can buy 'tan in a can' or get a spray tan any time, but you can't buy time with your family.

Can You Get A Sunburn From Driving? You Have To See This

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Living

You've already been told how important it is to wear your SPF when you hit the beach or go out for a run, but did you ever consider wearing sunscreen ...

No, Your Sunscreen Is Not Giving You Cancer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.10.2014 | Canada Living

There are times when the Internet is awesome, like when it brings you videos of tiny hedgehog birthday parties or is part of a revolution to change be...

Summer's Here, So Practice Safe Sun

Dr. Meghan Walker | Posted 08.17.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Meghan Walker

Sun exposure is no joke. It is not to be taken lightly. Tanning salons and oils irk me with the same intensity as marketing fast food to children. Since 1970, the incidence of Melanoma has nearly tripled, while most other cancers are in retreat. Here is a breakdown of what you should know.

SavvyMom Roundup: The Royal Baby, the 7-Minute Workout and More

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It's no surprise that the royal baby tops my list--I will admit to being as excited as anyone when that baby was safely born. But what I can't help but think about is the pressure for Kate to emerge from the hospital and show off baby George, which she and Prince William did so graciously.

10 Places You Should NEVER Forget To Apply Sunscreen

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Living

Hot, humid weather is here and while most people's skin is sensitive to sun damage, the most common spots for sunburns are the places we forget to app...

A Skincare Guide for Safer Fun in the Sun

Kendra Hagerman | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada Style
Kendra Hagerman

Protective and preventative beauty products may not be as glamorous as creamy lipsticks or glossy polishes, but they are a skincare staple for fun in the sun. For the best results, look after your skin from sunscreen application to after sun care, and choose products that work with your skin type.

12 Things You Should Know Before Buying Sunscreen

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 06.21.2013 | Canada Living

The official start of summer is coming up quickly, and the mercury is rising accordingly. What's also rising is the UV index, which measures the stren...