May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which is great for people but often fails to keep in mind the planet: Many awareness campaigns from sunscreen companies don’t disclose that the chemicals in their products can damage ecosystems — especially in the ocean. Are you using reef safe sunscreen? Here’s how to find out.
Yes, we know that tanning is bad for us. How could we not? The National Cancer Institute recently reported that in the past three decades, the rates of melanoma—the deadliest form of skin cancer—have tripled, and more than two million Americans develop skin cancer each year because of sun exposure. And tanning beds are even worse: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people who use a tanning salon before age 35 increase their risk of melanoma by 75%. But I found a new, all-natural self tanning system that’s a safer way to get a sun-kissed glow.
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