Taking good care of your skin has many benefits. Good skin care can reduce your risk of developing early signs of skin aging and skin cancer. The right skin care routine can decrease redness, lead to fewer breakouts, and give you healthier-looking skin.
To help you get trustworthy, accurate information that you can use, the AAD has created several public awareness campaigns. Learn what you can do to prevent skin cancer, and see healthier-looking skin, hair, and nails.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and May 4 is Melanoma Monday®. As you head outdoors for warmer weather and fresh air amid shelter-in-place measures, the AAD encourages you to #PracticeSafeSun by following these tips.
Skin cancer prevention
Follow these tips to protect your skin from the damaging effects of sun exposure and reduce your risk of skin cancer.
What to look for in a sunscreen
Did you know that today’s sunscreens can help prevent sunburns, skin cancer, and premature skin aging, like wrinkles and age spots? Yet with so many sunscreens available, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which sunscreen offers the best protection for you and your family. To help, dermatologists offer these tips.
How to use stick and spray sunscreens
It’s important to take precautions when using stick and spray sunscreens to ensure the best protection for you and your family. Follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists to safely and adequately apply stick and spray sunscreens.
Skin of color: How to prevent and detect skin cancer
Although people of color have a lower risk of developing skin cancer than Caucasians, when skin cancer develops in people of color, it is often diagnosed at a more advanced stage – making it more difficult to treat.
Follow these tips from dermatologists to protect your skin from the sun and reduce your risk of skin cancer.
Infant sun protection: How to keep your baby safe
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and it only takes one blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence to nearly double a person’s chance of developing melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – later in life.
To protect your baby from the sun, follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists.