How Much SPF Do You Need To Put On Your Face?

Cheryl Woodman | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cheryl Woodman

Summer is so close you can almost taste, touch and feel it. While applying SPF to your face should be an all-year-round affair, it's understandable why the anticipation of evening BBQs, park picnics and lazy Sunday lounging has you wondering...

Synthetic Sunscreen: Why You Should Reconsider

Abi Weeds | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Abi Weeds

There has been a boom in the availability of physical/mineral sunscreens, providing a wider range of choice for customers who aren't quite as happy with the chemical sunscreen alternatives. Chemical sunscreens have attracted quite a bit of controversy in recent years with focus on the health and environmental impact of the filters and other ingredients that they are made up of.

Acne? You Need to Avoid These Sunscreen Ingredients

Amy Saunders | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

Now the weather is getting warmer and the sun is shining brighter, I wanted to look at the sun cream ingredients people with acne need to avoid to prevent pimples and clogged pores.

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.

New Sunbathing Warning: There's 'No Safe Way To Tan'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sun-seekers have been told that there is "no safe or healthy way to tan" by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The new g...

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...

All Children Under-Four May Be Given Free Vitamins To Prevent Rickets

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Parents

Health experts are calling for all children under-four to be given free vitamins to combat a rise in rickets. Dame Sally Davies, the government's c...

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...

Sunburn Pain Relief - New Discovery Could Rid You Of The Burn

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Apart from paracetomol and slapping on the aftersun, there is precious little you can do about the pain of sunburn. However, a new discovery could lea...

Sunscreen: Bad for Your Health?

Derin Clark | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Derin Clark

Despite sales of sunscreen lotions increasing and campaigns warning people about the dangers of sun exposure, the cases of malignant melanoma (the most dangerous form of skin cancer) in the UK has risen from 3.2 per 100,000 people in 1975 to 17.2 in 2010.

Summer's Arrived and the Annual Sunscreen Debate's Begun...

Dr Jonathan Bowling | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Jonathan Bowling

The longest day of the year behind us, the temperature is rising, Wimbledon has started - Its official, summer has arrived and the annual sunscreen debate may begin... Like moths to the flame, we are naturally drawn to the sun but like with red wine and chocolate, there can be mixed health messages regarding how much sun exposure is good for you.

Ditching the Sunscreen

Janey Lee Grace | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Janey Lee Grace

What a sad headline in the Daily Mail - 'Struck Down by Rickets, boy who was covered in sunblock to play outside'. Chris Head thought she was merely being a dutiful parent by liberally applying Factor 50 sunscreen on her six year old son.

What Are You Putting on Your Summer Skin?

Steve Riley | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Riley

We are well into the typical British summer, complete with glorious rain and the odd bout of sunshine. Whether you're planning on making the most of it at home or jetting off to sunnier climes, it is vital you think about your summer skin and how to protect it from the sun.

Break Out The Suncream: Britain Set To Sizzle In Record Heat

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

Britain will continue to bask in golden sunshine this week, with the mercury set to hit 30C in parts of southern England by Wednesday, which will mark...

Everything You Need to Know About the Sunshine Vitamin

Alison Clark | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Clark

What is all the fuss about vitamin D? If you haven't read a magazine article on vitamin D recently; where have you been? There is so much interest in this magical vitamin, you would think it's the next big thing - well in the nutrition world it is!

Could Wearing Suncream Increase Your Chance of Skin Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A recent study that has appeared in the journal Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology links an ingredient in suncream to an increased chance of develop...

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.