Key to Safe Tan for the Fair-Skinned Harvard scientists have discovered new information about how the skin tans -- or in the case of the fair-skinned -- stubbornly refuses to tan due to a genetic defect.
Teens Love Their Tans In a 2004 survey of youths aged 11-18, 39% reported regularly using sunscreen when outdoors on sunny days for at least an hour. That is up from 31% in 1998.
FDA OKs New Sunscreen The FDA approved Anthelios SX to prevent sunburn and protect against ultraviolet B (UVB) and ultraviolet A (UVA) rays.
Lawsuit Filed Against Sunscreen Makers A class action lawsuit is alleging that five of the leading U.S. makers of sunscreen lotions and sprays deceptively promote their products as protection from harmful sun rays.
Hooked on Tanning? Frequent tanning may be more than a pastime, it could be an addition, say researchers.
A Primer on Summer Skin Repair As the sun begins to set on summer and we gear up for a fashionable fall, one beauty problem can take center stage: Dry, abused, parched, and sometimes even sunburned, skin.