Sun Protection 101 with Dr. Marguerite Germain

Sun Protection

Here comes the sun in the Lowcountry! As summer approaches, it is vitally important to understand sun safety and the risks from excessive sun exposure. Your skin is the largest organ in your body; overexposure to the sun, especially when skin is burned and blistered, can be dangerous. Ultraviolet, or UV Rays, damage DNA in […]

BE ‘IN THE KNOW’ WHEN CHOOSING SUNSCREEN FOR THE SEASON

With the Charleston beach season approaching it is important to be up-to-date with the facts for 2013 sun protection and summer skin care. In 2011 the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) presented significant changes to sunscreen products. These changes were made in order to help us purchase the correct products for the protection we desire.One […]