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How to Avoid Common Sunscreen Mistakes

It’s the most important product you can put on your skin and too many people aren’t applying it correctly. Sunscreen can help prevent skin cancer, sunburns and premature skin aging but only if used properly. The experts at Affiliated Dermatology want you to avoid the most common sunscreen mistakes:

What is a Margarita Rash?

Dreaming about celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a lime margarita by the pool? If you’re not careful, you might end up with more than just a hangover—you could develop a nasty rash. When life hands you limes, don’t squeeze them outdoors.

Skin Cancer Prevention & Treatment

May is National Skin Cancer & Melanoma Awareness Month and, with more than 300 days of sunshine annually, Arizonans are exposed to more UV rays than most Americans. Oftentimes, people go about their fun in the sun lives without acknowledging the high risk that the sun inflicts on the skin, so get the facts on skin cancer prevention and treatment to help protect yourself against skin cancer. But first, let’s get to the bottom of what is skin cancer?

April is Rosacea Awareness Month

The National Rosacea Society designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on this common and potentially serious facial condition as well as to urge those who suspect they may have it to see a dermatologist for diagnosis and the most up-to-date therapy.

How-to Guide: Transition Your Skincare With the Seasons

In the same way we wear different apparel for each season, it’s also important that we use different skincare products. A change in season almost always means a change in environmental conditions—a factor that can truly disrupt the state of your skin if you’re not careful.

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