Sunscreen Resource Center

June 25th, 2009

More than 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year, and over 90% of which are preventable cases. Sunscreen is the single most effective tool for preventing skin cancer and other maladies.

Choosing the proper sunscreen with a proper SPF is essential to preventing skin damage, and knowing your skin type the first step. A common misconception about sunscreen is that it is only necessary during hot, sunny days. In fact, the skin is bombarded by UV sun rays throughout the year, even on cloudy days.

Today’s sunscreens even do the unthinkable: make it easier than ever to protect small children from the harmful effects of the sun. Although children are often too anxious to sit through an application of sunscreen, let alone come back from their fun for frequent touch-ups, new powdered sunscreens provide longer protection with simpler application. Learn why powdered sunscreens are a must-have for parents.

This month’s featured product: Anthelios SX

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