| May 28, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Over the long Memorial Day weekend, thousands of Southern Californians will be heading into the great outdoors, beckoned by our beautiful beaches, parks, campgrounds, back yards and, of course, gorgeous weather. Nothing to do but kick back and relax,...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Something strange is happening in the sunscreen aisle. Shelves that had been stocked with bottles claiming SPF, or sun protection factor, ratings of 30 now have products that trumpet SPF ratings of 55, 70, even 110+. But a new study......
| Jun 27, 2010
When it comes to sunscreens, most consumers are concerned about SPF, brand and price. Typically, they do not turn the bottles around to check out what, exactly, they are slathering on their skin, maybe because they'd be confronted with words such as...
| Jun 7, 2010
Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children.
"I've always heard the higher the SPF [sun protection factor] the better, until you...
| Jun 27, 2010
Something strange is happening in the sunscreen aisle. Shelves that had been stocked with bottles claiming an SPF, or a sun protection factor, of 30 now trumpet SPFs of 55, 70, even "110+." This not-so-subtle escalation often comes with corollary pricing....
| Nov 22, 2010
It's frighteningly easy to drop a couple of hundred dollars on a holiday present. If you're considering spending big money on a health-related gift, you'll want to make sure that it will do something besides take up space in the gift bag.
| Jul 24, 2011
As summer heats up, we've learned to slather SPF 15 or higher all over our bodies and faces in an effort to prevent sun damage and skin cancer. We've also been told to recite our ABCs when checking for unusual moles: asymmetry, border irregularity and...
| Jun 1, 2009
Have you ever slathered on sunscreen but somehow managed to miss your nose? Or the back of your hand? Or the tops of your feet? You're not the only one. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, most people apply less than half of the optimal...
| Aug 27, 2009
YOU MULTI-TASK all day -- text and drive, talk and type, drink water infused with vitamins. So why shouldn't your makeup do double-duty too?
A new generation of foundations aims to do just that, promising more than an even skin tone and a dewy finish....
| Oct 16, 2006
YOU look just like your father, they tell you. Hey, not so fast. Though most men realize that certain signs of aging are inevitable, more are doing what women have done for years -- putting the brakes on looking older. And they're seeking cosmetic medical...