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The Story Behind New Day Skin

The Story Behind New Day Skin

Entrepreneurial identical twin sisters, raised in some of the world’s hottest climates, are driving the latest sun safety campaign to reach some of our most vulnerable sun seekers – teens and tweens. Brisbane mums Angela Tallon and Joanne Harding have ramped up a home-grown project to protect and empower the nation’s youth to wear sunscreen. And it was sparked by the need to develop a new sunscreen that smelled good for teens and tweens after the blonde, fair-skinned sisters realised that young Australians weren’t too fussed on the sunscreen experience. Angela and Joanne developed their own brand of sunscreen called...

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Types Of Skin Cancer

Types Of Skin Cancer

Summer is just around the corner in Australia, which means longer days, balmy nights and more time in the sun. Although you should be wearing SPF 50 everyday to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays, the warmer months are when you are more often exposed to the sunlight. Unprotected exposure to the sun’s harmful rays increases the risk of skin cancer dramatically. Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers and not all skin cancers are the same. There are four common types of skin cancers: Squamous cell carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma Merkel cell carcinoma Melanoma Squamous...

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How to Treat Sunburn Pain

How to Treat Sunburn Pain

Ouch! The sad reality is that most of us have experienced sunburn at some stage of our lives. The degree of severity varies and so does the treatment. Sunburn usually sneaks up on us as we are more often than not oblivious to how fast UVA/UVB rays start ‘singing’ our bodies…. (a rather disturbing concept when you think about it). There are two degrees of sunburn: first degree and second degree. First degree sunburn damages the skins outer layer and will normally heal by itself within a matter of days and presents itself in the following ways: Skin turns pink...

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Common Areas Where We Forget To Apply Sunscreen

Common Areas Where We Forget To Apply Sunscreen

We all know that applying SPF 50 sunscreen everyday can prevent signs of ageing as well as developing harmful skin cancers or worse still, melanoma. The most common place for sun damage is the face, however there are areas on the face, as well as other parts of the body that we commonly forget to apply to. When applying sunscreen to the face, we usually go straight to the nose. Whilst the nose is one of the most likely places to get sun burnt, there is one important area that we tend to avoid - under the eyes and on...

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