Sun Protection

How To Prepare For The Changing Summer Weather

Seena Seka | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

The summer holidays are now well underway with children from Land's End to John O'Groats spending more time outside, enjoying their six weeks off scho...

This Sun Lotion Didn't Pass The Annual Which? Sunscreen Review

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A report by consumer watchdog Which? has found that an Avon sun lotion “does not offer the protection it claims to”. Which? assessed a total of 1...

Embracing The 'Au Naturel' Look This Spring

Seena Seka | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Style
Seena Seka

However, this early sun can pose the same risks from sun damage as later on in the summer months, especially as our skin has often been covered up for months during winter. As the summer countdown begins, and we jump at any opportunity to get outside in the sunshine, there are a few tricks to help boost that tan whilst ensuring your skin is protected:

The SPF Myth for Darker Skintones

Segun Garuba-Okelarin | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Style
Segun Garuba-Okelarin

So whilst I may be walking around with a natural inbuilt SPF of up to 13.4, prevention is always better than a cure and I would like to ensure my skin stays good and protected for a long time to come.

The Hidden Danger of Fake Tan

Amanda Elias | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

I'm not saying that everyone should give up their tan, if it's fake, safe and makes you happy then by all means, carry on. The same could be said about things like make-up and hair colour, as long as we explain to our young ones that it's all about creativity and having fun rather than it being a necessity to look good in society, why not. But as influencers to younger people I do feel we should be conscious of our actions.

Sun Safety for Kids

Seena Seka | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK Parents
Seena Seka

The warmer weather is here and the summer holidays are just around the corner, so now is the perfect opportunity to educate the next generation about sun safety. Let's empower our kids so that they can have fun in the sun without the worry of damaging their delicate skin.

Genius Or Seriously Creepy? Meet The Doll That Gets Sunburnt On The Beach

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Parents

Nivea has teamed up with ad agency FCB Brasil to create a UV-sensitive doll that actually sunburns when it's exposed to sun without sunscreen. The...

No, It's Not Pussy Riot, It's A Face-Kini

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK

Swimmers in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao have already made waves on the Internet for their bizarre swimming gear: colourful, full-face masks. ...

What SPF Factor Sunscreen Should I Use?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When a spot check was done of the British public to see what factor SPF sunscreen they should be using, the answers included 15, 12 and 50. For th...

Sun Protection in the Raw

Janey Lee Grace | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Janey Lee Grace

'Lather on the sunscreen if you want to be safe in the sun' is the word on the street and yet I beg to differ. I have rather controversial views on sun protection and really believe that we need a fresh approach.

Slap The Sun Cream On Before Sport, Pupils Urged

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

As strange as it may seem considering the summer the UK is experiencing, PE teachers are being urged to take more responsibility in protecting childre...

To Screen or Not - Has Sun Avoidance Gone Too Far?

Pratik Sufi | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Pratik Sufi

It is difficult to believe that in this age of plenty where there is an epidemic of obesity, more than 50% of the population suffers from vitamin D deficiency! Increasingly more patients are presenting with rickets and osteomalacia - but don't have high expectations of your doctor's ability to diagnose the condition early as patients with mild deficiency may not show any symptoms.

Don't Scream for Suncream

Claire Snowdon-Darling | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Snowdon-Darling

I was verbally attacked by a woman at my Bootcamp class. The reason for this tirade of insult and anger is because I don't wear sun cream. She felt that because I lecture about health it was hypocritical of me not to wear sun cream.

Sun's Rays More Harmful Than Previously Thought, Says Study

Georgia James | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

UVA rays, emitted by the sun and tanning beds, are more dangerous than previously thought, according to new research. Although associated with pre...

One In Six Women Believe Fake Tan Protects Against Sun Damage

Georgia James | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of women are putting their lives at risk because of a mistaken belief that a spray tan will protect them from the sun’s harmful rays. On...

Girl Burns And Blisters After School Bans Sun Cream

Parentdish | Kelly Rose Bradford | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A ten-year-old girl suffered agonising sunburn after her school didn't provide sun cream during a scorching hot sports day practice....