Yet Another Reason to Stay in the Shade on Vacation

Angie Campanelli | Posted 02.09.2015 | 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...

Is Your Sunscreen Causing Cancer?

Dr Mike Hart | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada Living
Dr Mike Hart

The majority of sunscreens on the market today are more harmful than beneficial. Sunscreens are designed to decrease your risk of skin cancer and allow you to enjoy the sun without worry. Unfortunately, most modern day sunscreens may increase your risk of cancer and disrupt the functioning of your hormones.

How Olympic Skiers Protect Their Skin on the Slopes

Erika Katz | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Style
Erika Katz

Olympic Skier, Julia Mancuso, is on the slopes every day. While temperatures may be low on the mountain, the sun's rays are still super strong. So, she has teamed up with the Spot Skin Cancer Campaign to help prevent and detect skin cancer early on. Here are some of her winter skin care tips for the slopes.

Sunscreen Myths: Turns Out You Don't Need To Reapply Sunscreen Daily

The Huffington Post Canada | Karen Kwan | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

We know we have to wear sunscreen daily, that tanning beds are bad for us, etc., etc. But when it comes to sunscreen specifics -- especially in terms ...

What Is The Number One Essential For Perfect Skin? | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

The Kit Want to know how celebrities keep their skin looking so flawless? Well, behind all that makeup is usually lovely skin achieved through regu...

SavvyMom Roundup: Magic Mike, Bad Coach and the Boyfriend Pillow

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

The most compelling subject line from a press release I have received -- ever (keep in mind that I am a parenting editor so the stuff doesn't usually get that racy) -- was this: "Sunscreen Can Stunt Penis Growth in Boys --Yes, It's True According to Dr. Martha Howard." I haven't done the research to enquire if there is any basis for this claim, but I did want to share the fact that this is the latest in our world of everything-is-bad-for-your-kids these days.

Is Your Sunscreen Doing More Harm Than Good?

Erika Katz | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Living
Erika Katz

There are so many sunscreens on the market with SPF's going as high as 100. It's hard to know which are protecting your skin and which are really just loading it with harmful chemicals that are being absorbed into the blood stream. So, I wanted to give you some quick facts to help you pick the right sunscreen.

QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About The Sun?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Living

Sunscreen in the morning and reapplication every two hours: sounds simple right? A recent survey by sunscreen makers Banana Boat, revealed that onl...

Strange Places We Get Sunburns

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada Living

Fingernails, eyelids and the tops of our ears -- these delicate body parts somehow get left behind when we put on sunscreen. With National Sun Awa...

Stay in the Sun Without Getting Burned

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

When you think about sun safety, remember our mantra: slip (on a shirt), slop (on some sunscreen) and slap (on a hat). Our "23 Ways to Stay Safe in the Sun" will do some of the work for you. Here's just a taste.

7 Common And Annoying Skin Conditions

Everyday Health | Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada Style

By: Nicole Blades of Daily Glow We’ve all heard it: Love the skin you’re in. Although this advice sounds simple enough, exasperating skin c...

Sun Skin Care: 12 Tips To Protect Your Skin

Everyday Health | Posted 04.11.2012 | Canada Style

By: The Editors at DailyGlow When it comes to staying safe from the sun’s rays, knowledge is power. Know the facts about how to protect your...

10 Worst Skin Habits (PHOTOS)

Everyday Health | Posted 03.15.2012 | Canada Style

By: Stephanie Thurrott No matter how diligent you are with your skin care, it's easy to make little mistakes that can lead to a flawed complexi...

8 Beach Bag Beauty Essentials

The Huffington Post Canada | Shelley White | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Style

Are you sneaking off for a mid-winter getaway to balmier climes? You may be starving for some serious sunshine, but don't let your enthusiasm cloud yo...

Ban Tanning Beds For Teens: MP

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada Living

More Canadian teens could be saying goodbye to their tanning beds. Conservative MP James Bezan, based in Manitoba, has proposed a member's bill th...

A Tan for All Seasons

Paul Venoit | Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada
Paul Venoit

Like rotisserie chickens turning every few minutes, we worship the sun to get the perfect tan. Once crispy, we loathe the sun as we try to get rid of the damage a tan leaves behind. For those guilty of sun worship, try to ease up and achieve the look harmlessly.

Sun Protection Made Delicious

Meghan Telpner | Posted 09.12.2011 | Canada
Meghan Telpner

What if I told you we can protect ourselves from the inside out and make our own delicious sunscreen beverage? Using some nutrient and antioxidant-rich powerhouses, I believe this drink is chock full of greatness.