24 Results for "SPF"

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  • Business & Motivation
    Sun Safety: Refuting Client Excuses for Better Protection

    Clients are becoming more educated than any previous generation about skin health, and an important part of that education is sun protection. Although it is often assumed that everyone proactively pr...

  • Skin Conditions
    Neglecting Your Skin is a Sin!

    Sadly, many often neglect their skin or don’t care for it as well as they should. But the better we understand our skin, the happier and healthier it will be. Find out about some of the most co...

  • Skin Conditions
    DAMAGE CONTROL: Taking the Sting Out of Sun-Damage Means Taking Charge Now!

    In spite of everything we know about UV damage and the risk of skin cancer, every spring and summer brings waves of lobster-red vacationers to the drugstore and the spa in search of soothing relief. ...

  • Skin Conditions
    Your Skin Workout

    Exercise isn?t just great for our minds and bodies it?s also great for our skin. Sadly there?s also a ?flip side? to exercise in terms of its impact on your skin. That?s why it?s important to know ho...

  • Skin Conditions
    The Future's Looking Bright

    At The International Dermal Institute, we hold that a substantial part of the aging process is attributed to skin discoloration. To achieve brighter skin, one must undergo treatments and use products...

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Ask the Experts 11 Items

  • Science & Ingredients
    Why are there different SPF options in sunscreen a...

    Sunscreens contain different SPF options to give people the choice of how much coverage they want. Remember, SPF is only a measure of protection against UVB rays, not UVA. This is why it’s impo...

  • Science & Ingredients
    I'm using Sheer Tint Moisture SPF15. Is this enoug...

    Since you’re taking Isotretinoin, you should use a daily SPF of 30, preferably with Zinc Oxide or Titanium Dioxide. Otherwise, a moisturizer with SPF15 is acceptable for daily use, as long as y...

  • Skin Conditions & Treatments
    I have a client who recently had a sun spot pop up...

    It is always best to treat and prevent simultaneously, so rather than wait until the end of summer when the sunspot is more intense, we suggest you start her on a regimen now. Treat the pigmentation ...

  • Science & Ingredients
    I apply sunscreen every morning but then go straig...

    While you are not exposed to sunlight during the day at work, it's still important to reapply 30 minutes before you leave work. SPF does degrade throughout the day and it's therefore necessary to rea...

  • Science & Ingredients
    I was wondering, is it ok to use products that are...

    Different companies will tell you different answers to this, so your best bet will be to contact the company itself and see what is recommended. And note that expiration dates are more sensitive for ...

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