| May 27, 2012
The beginning of summer always seems to be accompanied by an onslaught of sunscreens. The market is crowded with lotions and sprays, powders and lip balms, and, increasingly, multi-tasking products with inventive application methods that are touted for...
| May 27, 2012
Despite the constant admonishment to use, then reapply, sunscreen every two hours, the entire product category can be confusing. Here's our cheat sheet:
Ultraviolet, or UV, light is the sun's radiation. There are three types of UV light, only two of...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:55 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Choosing the right sunscreen may be more difficult than you think. It may seem like a no-brainer, but, before you hit the beach, you should know all sunscreens are not created equal.
"When you look at a label and it says SPF, that...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Summer’s here, bringing with it pool parties and beach trips, but when it comes to protecting our skin, even those of us with the best intentions often forget to use sunscreen – or at least we forget to reapply as we should. Here are 5...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Hold on, your sunscreen may not be as safe as you think. We're told to lather up before heading outdoors into the bright sun.
It's really important to use sunscreen, but you'll want to check the labels carefully. The type of sunscreen you choose, the...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Here are the names of two chemicals you may want to remember: Oxybenzone and Retinyl Palmitate.
WDBJ 7 first reported on them two weeks ago, after a research group said sunscreens containing them may be dangerous to your health. ...
| Jun 30, 2012
It's a conundrum. You want to have fun in the sun, but you don't want skin cancer or — heaven forbid! — wrinkles. Maybe you think you have it made in the shade with sunscreen. But while most sun and skin experts would advise you to slather the...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Name: Zo Skin Health Oclipse Sunscreen + Primer Broad-Spectrum SPF 30
What it is: A tinted sunscreen and makeup primer with some anti-aging properties. Oclipse contains natural melanin, zinc oxide (10.2 percent) and titanium dioxide (3.7 percent) to...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 11:54 AM
Indiana temperatures are expected to surpass 100 degrees for the next two days. As a result, state and national weather forecasters are announcing excessive heat warnings throughout Indiana.
Conditions of extreme heat are based upon the summertime...
| Sep 23, 2012
Every few months a new beauty trend, treatment or potion is revealed — the latest skin-tightening laser, an age-defying ingredient or a longer-lasting filler. But should a fresh-faced 20-year-old be using retinol creams? And when is the right time...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 8:44 AM
1) Tommy's Tanning
The Tommy of Tommy's Tanning is Tommy Kelleher, the same Tommy who rode the video-rental boom of the '90s as Tommy K's Video. Tommy's Tanning is actually owned and managed by Tommy's brother Ed. Tom Kelleher is busy looking for new...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:17 PM
A tan isn't worth teens increasing their risk for skin cancer. The General Assembly should send that unequivocal message by passing a proposed ban on the use of indoor tanning devices for those under the age of 18.
This is hardly a risky position. It...