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Hairdressers Could Be First To Detect Signs of Skin Cancer

Hairdressers Could Be First To Detect Signs of Skin Cancer

A regular trip to your fab hairdresser could save your life!  According to a recently published study in the Archives of Dermatology, hair professionals play a significant role in the early detection of skin cancer. Hair dressers have a unique view of your head, neck and scalp where 6% of melanoma are found. Of that 6%, 10% of deaths in the U.S. occur from those types of melanomas (from 1973-2003). In the study many hair …

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UV Danger At the Nail Salon

UV Danger At the Nail Salon

Most of us take extra precaution to lather up with sunscreen before we head outdoors. We make sure to not forget our hat and sunglasses on a sunny day, but who thinks about the uv dangers we could face while at the nail salon? There have been reports of people developing skin cancer on their hands from repeated use of the uv light nail lamps used to dry the polish. Per square meter of space the uv nail lamps gives …

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