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Love Your Skin With UV Skinz Giveaway

Love Your Skin With UV Skinz Giveaway

Do you love your skin? You should because our skin does so much for us!  It protects us against exposure to dangerous things in the environment such as bacteria. It also repels water, minimizes water loss from the body and protects underlying structures such as blood vessels, nerves and organs. Caring for and truly loving your skin is more than just slathering on sunscreen every now and then. Daily healthy sun safe habits can keep your skin …

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5 Questions You Were Embarrassed To Ask About Skin Cancer

1. What is skin cancer? The scientific definition of skin cancer is a a malignant neoplasm of the skin which means uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. This abnormal growth becomes a problem when the unpaired DNA damage to skin cells trigger genetic defects or mutations that eventually lead to the skin cells forming malignant tumors. DNA damage to skin cells can occur from over exposure to UVA and UVB rays received from sunbathing, unprotected sun …

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Breast Cancer Awareness and Skin Cancer Connection #1

Breast Cancer Awareness and Skin Cancer Connection #1

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed (non-skin) cancer among women in the United States.  About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. The American Cancer Society’s estimates for breast cancer in the United States for 2013 are: About 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women. About 64,640 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed (CIS is non-invasive …

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Wordless Wednesday

UV protective cover-up dress coming soon!

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HOLIDAY SALE…ends Dec. 22, 2011

HOLIDAY SALE…ends Dec. 22, 2011
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Melanoma Rates Increase Among Younger Women

Here is an article my boss forwarded to me this morning: By Rob Stein Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, July 11, 2008; Page A01 Increasing numbers of younger women continue to receive diagnoses of the most dangerous form of skin cancer even as the rate of new cases has leveled off in younger men, federal health officials reported yesterday. An analysis of government cancer statistics from 1973 to 2004 found that the rate of new …

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