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Pick the Perfect Protection

Find a sunscreen that's right for your lifestyle.

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Don't Be a Streaker!

Expert picks for an even, bronzed glow.

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Does Your Makeup Do Double-Duty?

Foundation with SPF adds protection, but is it enough?

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Top Sunscreen Myths

What’s the best SPF? How much should you really be using?

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Get a Tan Without the Sun

Answers to your top faux tanning questions.

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Tanning Bed Dangers

What you need to know before baking indoors.

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Are All Sunscreens Created Equal?

Wrinkles, age spots, sunburn. What's it really saving you from?

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Sunscreen FAQ

Expert answers to your burning questions.

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Get Smart About Anti-Aging

Is sunscreen the best way to prevent wrinkles?

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Soothe Your Sunburn

Too much time in the sun? This at home salve will calm red skin.

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Be a Savvy Sun Goddess

How much do you know about sunscreen?

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Avoid Fried, Limp Locks

How the sun damages hair and what you can do to protect it.

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Get Smart About Anti-Aging

Is sunscreen the best way to prevent wrinkles?

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What a High SPF Sunscreen Really Does

And if they protect that much better than other sunscreens.

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Be a Savvy Sun Goddess

How much do you know about sunscreen?

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Are All Sunscreens Created Equal?

Wrinkles, age spots, sunburn. What's it really saving you from?

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FDA Warns of Sunscreen Spray's Flammability Risk

Avoid open flames after application, agency ...

Daily Sunscreen Helps Middle-Aged Skin Stay Young: Study

After 4 years, less 'photoaging' seen among regular users ...

Sunless Tanners Still a Tough Sell, Survey Finds

Despite health risks associated with tanning, many young ...

New Sunscreen Labels: What to Look For

New FDA rules for sunscreen labels are going to make it a ...

Sunscreens Not Created Equal: Consumer Reports

Six of 12 sunscreens rated ''very good,'' but pricier not ...

Revised Sunscreen Labels Should Help Consumers Make Wiser Choices

New survey finds 1 in 7 products still claim an 'SPF' ...

Sunscreen Safety: Ingredients, Labels, and More

WebMD talks to dermatologists about sunscreen safety, ...

Sunscreen: Are You Really Covered?

Our experts debunk sunscreen myths. Find out what's true ...

Sunless Tanning: Baking Is Out, Faking Is In

You know that tanning is bad for your skin, but you crave ...

Shedding Light on 7 Sunscreen Myths: Lotions, Sprays, SPF Makeup, and More

WebMD interviews dermatologists to get the truth about ...

Sunscreen and Your Makeup Routine

Many foundations and powders say that they contain ...

High SPF Sunscreens: Are they Better?

WebMD discusses the pros and cons of high SPF ...

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