Exposing the Truth about Tanning and the World’s Most Common Cancer

It is official. Spring has sprung, bringing along with it spring fever. I can see it in my students’ eyes. They are practically breaking out in hives itching to soak up the warm spring sun, despite the fact they are sitting in a class that discusses skin cancer prevention. Alas, despite their instructor’s desperate pleadings, these 20-something-year-old college students find it difficult, if not arduous, to forego their so-called “need to tan” that Hollywood constantly feeds and propagates. And while it is quite simply impossible for anyone to get a “safe tan” from tanning beds and other forms of ultraviolet radiation, there are several high-quality sunless tanning mousses that not only achieve that coveted bronze look, naturally, but also provide …

A Beautiful Complexion Is More Than Skin Deep

When you see someone with beautiful skin, that person radiates good health and vitality. Usually, that kind of radiance requires more than just slathering on any old facial product. A healthy lifestyle and great skin-care habits produce glowing, youthful-looking skin. So what you put in your body is equally as important as what you put on it. Here are some tips for naturally gorgeous skin. * Maintain a balanced diet. Consuming too much refined food, such as sugar, can drain the body of essential vitamins and minerals. This, in turn, encourages wrinkles and premature aging. Eat foods that are rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids, such as fruits, vegetables and fish. Also, drink at least eight glasses of water …