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Why Should I Choose DEET Free?

Some bug repellants come with significant consequences for your family's health. In fact, health advocates have been sounding the alarm on bug repellents containing a substance called DEET (N,N-diethl-myeta-toluamide) for years. Despite data confirming potential links between DEET and major health risks, DEET is still an active ingredient in many mainstream insect repellent products. You may have unknowingly been spraying your family with this chemical for years without realizing that it requires extreme caution. The good news is that finding the best DEET free insect repellent allows you to enjoy the great outdoors fully protected. Don't choose a bug spray...

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Michelle Farino
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Everything You Need to Know About Sunscreen Types

We all have different opinions when it comes to how sunscreen feels on our skin. Nobody needs to get boxed in with one-size-fits-all sunscreen. To find your perfect fit, the three types of sunscreen to choose from are gel, spray, and cream. A good brand of sunscreen will offer all three formulas with the same protection and performance levels across the board. Application, texture, and "skin feel" can be quite different for all three options. One of the big misconceptions is that sunscreen has to feel heavy on the skin in order to be effective. A sunscreen's "thickness" has nothing...

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What Is The Difference Between UVA & UVB

What Is the Difference Between UVA and UVB Rays?  What are UVA rays? What are UVB rays? Knowing the difference could save your skin. It's even more important that your sunscreen knows the difference. Being "sun smart" is the key to avoiding sun dangers. While sunburns, blistering, and peeling are painful enough to inspire us all to practice sun safety, the stakes are actually much higher than just having a vacation ruined by a bad burn. Exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation increases the risk for a deadly form of skin cancer called melanoma. Most sunscreens aren't protecting us...

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Do I Need to Wear Sunscreen in the Winter?

There's a wintertime myth that needs to be smashed. While many of us are "sunscreen smart" during summertime, we wrongly assume that winter's darker skies offer all the protection our skin needs. In truth, the weather report doesn't change our need for sunscreen. Sun damage can occur during any season of the year. What's more, you don't actually need to be exposed to peak sun to experience sun damage. Damaging UV rays can cause premature skin aging, dry skin, painful sunburn, and cancer risks on cloudy, dreary days with overcast conditions.  Do I need to wear sunscreen in the winter?...

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