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Unexpected places to find skin cancer

Published 28 days ago, by Roeland Pater


When we talk about skin cancer appearance, studies show that there are a few common places to point out. And as you see in the illustration below we can even pinpoint specific places for both men and women. Although it’s very important to know about this – there are also places that are more uncommon, or even unexpected, where skin cancer can appear. 

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Beauty Bloggers guide to summer skin health

Published about 1 month ago, by Roeland Pater

As the northern hemisphere is enjoying the summer right now, taking care of our skin is more important than ever. As you may know, the sun has two sides to it: we enjoy the sun and take vitamin D from it, but at the same time it’s the biggest cause of skin cancer. That’s why we asked a few of our favorite beauty & skin care bloggers to share their summer skin health tips with you.

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It's all about prevention. There is no cure, yet..

Published about 1 month ago, by Roeland Pater


This makes for a bit of grim reading - but we all need wake up calls - and to be honest it's gone beyond a wake up call – it’s now time to act.

It is a scary statistic but there has been a 2000% rise in melanoma incidences worldwide since 1930 with 1 in 50 people being affected by melanoma of some form, as stated by the Melanoma Foundation.

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UV Rays – What are they and why are they dangerous?

Published about 1 month ago, by Roeland Pater

This month is Summer Sun Safety Month. SkinVision & Surfer's Skin present a series of blog posts that will help you to enjoy the sun safely. 

UV stands for Ultra Violet – basically a ray that is invisible to the human eye. Anything invisible automatically has me on alert because if it’s invisible …we can’t see any of the damage that is occurring …until after it has occurred. Sunburn does not show up straight away…. Wrinkles do not show up straight away…. That’s UV Rays for you.

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