Category Archives: Skin

What Protects Better: Sunscreen or Protective Clothing?

When I visited my dermatologist recently, she noticed a few suspect-looking moles and recommended that I get serious about covering up with sun-protective clothing and start wearing sunscreen. I’m wondering: Which protects better? —Afraid of the Sun Dear Afraid: For any outdoors person, the sun is an ever present force that must be reckoned with. […]

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The Best Sunscreen Sticks for Kids and Active Adults

Let’s state the obvious: sunscreen is essential for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and skin colors. But when you’re three miles into your day hike or about to catch a big wave, you might forget that your initial layer of protection isn’t enough—sunscreen should be reapplied every two hours, especially if you are getting wet […]

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