Tag Archives: SPF

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5 Things to Look for in a Moisturizer

The CDC says, “Regular hand washing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others.” We all know the importance of washing our hands especially during this time but frequent hand washing can also increase dry skin and eczema flares. It is important to […]

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Is there a safe way to tan?

No! Any tan is a sign of ultraviolet damage to the skin cells DNA. Tanning from the sun or indoor tanning devices, including a base tan, increases your risk of skin cancer. UV damage from the sun also causes signs of premature aging, including wrinkles and age spots. I recommend wearing sunscreen, especially mineral sunscreens that […]

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Sunscreen in the Schools – New Bill Passed!

Minnesota recently passed an education bill that included a provision allowing students to possess and utilize sunscreen at school without a prescription or physician’s note. Dr. Hook, our pediatric dermatologist and president of the Minnesota Dermatology Society, advocated and testified for this change at the House Education Policy Committee earlier this year. We are so […]

Earth Day & Your Skin

Earth Day was first celebrated on April 22nd, 1970, bringing education and awareness to environmental issues. Over the past 50 years our knowledge of the Earth has expanded as has our knowledge of the environment’s impact on our skin. Did you know that the sun is not the only environmental factor that can damage your […]

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