The Dos and Don’ts of Proper Suncare

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Preventing sun damage is much more than just a cosmetic issue, it could save your life. More than three million cases of skin cancer were diagnosed in the United States in 2015 alone, according to the American Cancer Society. But properly applying sunscreen takes more effort than slopping it on when you arrive at the beach. Follow these tips and you’ll never get burned again.

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Which Sunscreen is Right for You?

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First, let’s set the record straight

“But I wore sunscreen!”

It’s a line I hear every day in my office from a seriously tanned patient who insists they wore sunscreen; implying that the deep tan I’m seeing can’t possibly be an issue, when it is. The reality is that sunscreen is not perfect and in some cases I think it can even be harmful. It gives you a false sense of security: that it’s ok to bake in the sun all day because you applied a thin layer of sunscreen in the morning before you went out. The truth is that sunscreen is, at best, a last ditch effort to make it possible to live an active life while trying to avoid damage to your skin. Nevertheless, you absolutely need it.

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Botox, Juvederm, Fillers, Injectables: How to Know What Works for Face, Wrinkles, Laugh Lines and Crow’s Feet

By Kim West , Senior Beauty Editor
Aug 17, 2014 05:22 PM EDT

Considering a little dermal filler to make those laugh lines or crow’s feet disappear, but not sure which injectables are which? We hear ya!

Thankfully, Dr. Doris Day, renowned dermatologist is here to clear it all up for us:

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Dr. Day Featured in New Beauty Spring Summer 2014 Issue

FORGET THE FACELIFT BY DR. DORIS DAY
With so many beauty treatments and products promising to take years off your face, it’s hard to know what will make a real difference. In her book, Forget the Facelift, Dr. Day explains how to obtain healthy skin in four comprehensive steps without needing surgery. From ingredients that sabotage your skin and at-home remedies that treat problem areas to product recommendations, nutritional tips and the latest cutting-edge treatments, the book examines practical, creative and surprisingly easy ways to achieve luminous skin, as well as how to optimize the results.

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