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Act Now: May is Melanoma & Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month - HeadhunterSurf.com

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” - Ben Franklin Summer is fast approaching, so now's the time to recognize Melanoma & Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month. According to Skincancer.org each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined. UV exposure greatly increases the risk of skin cancer, such as Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Melanoma. Thankfully, there are easy ways to help prevent skin cancer so that we can enjoy summer activities without worry. Common Types of Skin Cancer Basal Cell Carcinoma Basal Cells are in the lower part of the epidermis which divide to form new cells and replace the squamous cells. This is not only the...

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How to Treat a Sunburn - headhuntersurf.com

Your skin can burn if it gets too much sun without proper protection from sunscreen and clothes. To help heal and soothe stinging skin, it is important to begin treating sunburn as soon as you notice it. The first thing you should do is get out of the sun—and preferably indoors. Once indoors, these dermatologists’ tips can help relieve the discomfort: Take frequent cool baths or showers to help relieve the pain. As soon as you get out of the bathtub or shower, gently pat yourself dry, but leave a little water on your skin. Then, apply a moisturizer to help trap the water in your skin. This can help ease the dryness. Use a moisturizer that contains aloe vera...

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How to Shop for a Sunny Beach Spring Break like a Pro: These 6 Cool Online Retailers Deliver Fun in the Sun Essentials - HeadhunterSurf.com

Let’s face it, heading anywhere sunny and above 60 degrees is an attractive destination for Americans in 2019. Arctic blasts, record snow falls and seemingly endless rainfall affecting most of the country has people ancy to stick their toes in the sand somewhere. Like any trip, Spring Break 2019 will be more enjoyable with the coolest essentials. Check out these online retailers that have defined beach “cool” over the years: REEF.com - Surfer inspired Sandals, Shoes, Hats, Boardshorts, & Tees     BLENDERSEYEWEAR.com - SoCal lifestyle Sunglasses for Men & Women   SANDCLOUD.com - Authentic Beach towels, bags, accessories   BIRDWELL.com - Original California Boardshorts & Apparel     HEADHUNTERSURF.com - Original Surfer’s Sunscreen, Performance Rashguards, Sun Hats   HYDROFLASK.com...

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Key West takes first step in banning sunscreens - HeadhunterSurf.com

Activists wanting a ban on the sale of certain sunscreens packed Key West CIty Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. GWEN FILOSA FLKEYSNEWS.COM The Key West City Commission on Tuesday unanimously voted to ban the sale of sunscreens that contain two ingredients — oxybenzone and octinoxate — that a growing body of scientific evidence says harm coral reefs. “This ordinance is just one other thing we can do to help improve and protect our water quality,” said Mill McCleary, of the nonprofit environmental protection group Reef Relief. The measure, which passed 7-0, isn’t law yet, though. The commission must review it a second time and pass the measure again before it would become law. The second vote is scheduled for...

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Types of Skin Cancer - American Academy of Dermatology

Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of skin cells. It most often develops on areas of the skin exposed to the sun’s rays. Skin cancer affects people of all colors and races, although those with light skin who sunburn easily have a higher risk. What does skin cancer look like? Actinic Keratoses (AK)These dry, scaly patches or spots are precancerous growths. People who get AKs usually have fair skin. Most people see their first AKs after 40 years of age because AKs tend to develop after years of sun exposure. AKs usually form on the skin that gets lots of sun exposure, such as the head, neck, hands, and forearms. Because an AK can progress to a type of skin cancer...

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