Tag Archives: sun damage

How to Revitalize Skin

Updated November 12, 2014 -->

Each of us cares about the health of our skin, but are we making healthy choices in how we care for our skin?  Limiting sun exposure, monitoring a healthy diet and participating in a healthy skin care regimen are very important measures we can control to affect how our skin behaves.  Sun exposure is our … Read more

Sun damage is the one thing that speeds up the aging of the skin!

Updated July 7, 2014 -->

Summertime finds Oregonians out in nature taking in those fabulous “rays” that we have been anticipating all year.  We are cognizant that ultraviolet exposure (UVA & UVB rays) can cause damage to our skin by robbing it of moisture and elasticity; deepening lines and wrinkles; and causing excess pigment.  So what is an active, nature-loving … Read more

5 things You Need to Know about Melanoma

Updated May 18, 2012 -->

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month so we thought we would do a follow-up blog post to highlight facts regarding Melanoma.

5 Facts:

1.  Melanoma is the leading cause of death from skin cancer

2.  Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer

3.  You are more likely to develop Melanoma if you:

  • Have
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What are you doing to help prepare your skin for summer?

Updated May 10, 2012 -->

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month


Don’t be fooled by inferior products that claim to block harmful UVB and UVA rays.  If you purchase your sunscreen at a department or drug store you could be harming your skin.  We all want healthy skin that looks and feels refreshed without sunspots.  Jewell District Medical Spa offers … Read more