Healthy From The Inside Out

Healthy From The Inside Out

“Morning regimes are just as important as your nightly routine. Your daily treatment should consist of light cleansing, followed by a day cream with SPF to protect from harmful rays. Once protected from the outside, keep it healthy on the inside. Skin looks better when you get proper sleep and drink lots of water.

FACTS AND TIPS ABOUT SUNBURN AND SKIN CANCER

IMG_1366What’s the harm in sunburn? A person’s risk for melanoma–the most serious form of skin cancer–doubles if he or she has had five or more sunburns in the same spot.

Don’t forget our tips:

  • Seek the shade, especially between 10 A.M. and 4 P.M.
  • Do not burn.
  • Avoid tanning and UV tanning booths.
  • Use a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher every day.
  • Apply 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of sunscreen to your entire body 30 minutes before going outside. Reapply every two hours.
  • Cover up with clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.
  • Keep newborns out of the sun. Sunscreens should be used on babies over the age of six months.
  • Examine your skin head-to-toe every month.
  • See your physician every year for a professional skin exam.