UV rays may damage skin hours after sun exposure

Would we need a sunscreen for the night? Yes, we might because much of the damage that ultraviolet radiation (UV) does to skin occurs hours after sun exposure, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Your sunscreen is threat to marine life

Sunscreens give protection to the human skin from ultraviolet (UV) radiation and are almost a necessity among the beach goers - but at the cost to the environment.

Your sunscreen is threat to marine life

Sunscreens give protection to the human skin from ultraviolet (UV) radiation and are almost a necessity among the beach goers - but at the cost to the environment.

Skin care: 5 easy steps for flawless glowing skin

It`s not a bad idea after all to go bare faced sometimes, but make sure you have healthy and glowing skin. Ensure drinking water and using sunscreen to get that glow. Here are some tips to boost your skin`s health, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Five mistakes you must avoid while using sunscreen!

Many people remain confused and make mistakes when it comes to the use of skincare products, particulary sunscreen. While people belonging to the ethnic dark-skinned groups think that they do not need sunscreen, fair-skinned people too commit blunders, which in turn can increase the risk of melanomas.

Fear of skin cancer motivates people to use sunscreen

When it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear may be good for you as researchers found that fear and worry about skin cancer had a bigger influence on people`s use of sunscreen than information about the statistical likelihood of developing the disease.

Sunscreen that protects DNA from UV rays

Ever heard of a molecular sunscreen? It is a defence mechanism that the molecular building blocks that make up DNA mount to prevent the damage by ultraviolet rays, reveals new research.

Sunscreen use in childhood could help prevent melanoma in adults

Researchers have claimed that the incidence of malignant melanoma in adulthood can be dramatically reduced by the consistent use of sunscreen in infancy and childhood.

Sunscreen alone can`t protect from skin cancer

Sunscreen alone cannot be relied upon to prevent malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, a new study has found.

Do you have oily skin? Choose beauty products wisely

Women with extra sheen are often confused when they have to pick beauty products. Will it make my skin more oily or will it lead to acne? There are ways to tackle the problem, says an expert.

Five bad skin habits to avoid!

You cleanse, moisturise and you do everything you can to keep the skin, especially on your face looking supple, soft and young. But it doesn`t help and you wonder why your skin still looks patchy, dull and dry besides doing so much.

Watch out for harmful chemicals in cosmetics

Wonder what makes your skin itchy or turn red after you apply your favourite personal care product like cream and sunscreen? An expert says chemicals like paraben and phthalates present in the products are capable of damaging skin.

Wrinkles, not skin cancer, worry teens more

The threat of looking old and premature aging - and not the increased skin cancer risk owing to ultraviolet (UV) exposure - leads teens to wear sunscreen, claims significant research.

Sunscreen protects `superhero gene` that fights skin cancers

Sunscreen not only provides 100 per cent protection against all three types of skin cancer but it also safeguards a `superhero gene` that helps to prevent cancer, a new study has found.

Doctors doing little to promote sunscreen use: Study

Doctors rarely talk to patients about using sunscreen, even when patients have a history of skin cancer, according to surveys of U.S. physicians over two decades.

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef corals lead to super sunscreen

In a step forward in the fight against skin cancer, scientists in Australia claimed to have developed a super sunscreen which mimics the natural sun protection used by Great Barrier Reef corals.

Simple tips to prevent skin cancer

Following some simple steps may help people reduce their risk of developing skin cancer, the most common form of cancer, says expert.

Daily sunscreen slows skin ageing

The daily use of sunscreen significantly shows the ageing of skin, and also helps prevent skin cancer, a new study has suggested.

Six easy ways to prevent heat stroke

As heat wave conditions continue throughout the country, many people have succumbed to heat stroke. So it’s necessary to be a little cautious and fight the heat.

Fewer beauty products, but same glow

The process of cleansing-toning-moisturising and use of sunscreen and anti-ageing products are considered important to keep facial skin glowing. But an expert advises how multi-purpose beauty therapies can help with same benefits in lesser time.