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Teenage Acne and Sunscreen

Teenage Acne and Sunscreen

ACNE is one cause for sunscreen avoidance in teenagers. The big concern with this is that most acne treatment medication makes the skin more susceptible to the sun and increases the chances of long term damage. However, when you have teenage, cystic acne, the concept of applying greasy, sticky, oily, chemical filled sunscreen to it is very unappealing… I shudder just thinking at the idea. Acne is caused by overactive oil glands in the skin and a buildup of oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria, which leads to inflammation in the pores. Oil glands get stimulated when hormones become active during puberty....

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A Conversation With Bossy Mummy!

A Conversation With Bossy Mummy!

We sat down with Laura Furiosi, better known as @bossymummy to share our New Day Skin Journey with her and her readers. Laura built her brand whilst also being a mum to three small people and so understands the challenges that come with starting a business, working full time in a “real job” and juggling the family. Laura now shares her knowledge through her business coaching courses, which can be found at www.bossymummy.com.au.  Why/When/How did you get your product idea? We have always been passionate (neurotic even!) about protecting our own 5 children from the sun.  My (Joanne's) daughter Lucy...

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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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