Most of us are using sunscreen all wrong, and this could severely damage the skin

You’re likely applying too little sunscreen, greatly diminishing its protection against harmful UV radiation.

Hawaii moves to ban common sunscreen mixes in a bid to safeguard its corals

Worry not — alternatives are readily available, so don’t cancel your vay-cay just yet.

Self-tanning drug could fight skin cancer — and improve your beach experience

It could make a huge difference.

About 73% of sunscreens don’t work as they claim or contain harmful ingredients

Many consumers can get burned.

Sunscreen does work, new study confirms

High factor sunscreen can reduce melanoma risk by 33%, Norwegian researchers found.

Your sunscreen could be killing coral reefs, study finds

Covering your body up with sunscreen may protect you against the Sun, but it’s also threatening the world’s coral reefs, a new study found.¬†University of Central Florida professor and diving enthusiast John Fauth and his team found that¬†oxybenzone, a common UV-filtering compound, is in high concentrations in the waters around Hawaii and the Caribbean, two areas rich in corals. They

What the SPF number on your sunscreen means

Most people don’t know what SPF is and many companies exploit this ignorance. Don’t fall for it — here’s everything you need to know about SPF.