Before soaking up the rays this summer, find out what the sun is really doing to your skin. Get the scoop on common tanning myths and what you can do to prevent UV damage.
See the Infographic»
We know! Those with oily skin (or the acne prone among us) can have a challenging time finding sunscreens that don’t leave their face a shiny, greasy mess. But fear not. We’ve done the research and picked 6 sunscreen favorites for oily skin from Beautypedia. Each is incredibly lightweight and perfect for blemish-prone skin.
If you’re using or thinking of using a tanning bed, the Paula's Choice Research Team strongly urges you to reconsider. You may not see the damage now, but you will eventually—and it isn’t pretty!
We know wearing sunscreen every day is an critical step in the prevention of skin cancer. But can the very product you use to protect yourself actually cause cancer? Learn the fact – and fiction! – behind one of the latest skin care scares!
Many skin-care products contain sunscreen, not to mention all of the foundations, concealers, and face powders with sunscreen, but what do you do with all of them? That’s an important question to answer because if you don't apply sunscreen appropriately you are not going to get the protection indicated on the label!
The more you know about the risk factors that contribute to sunburn and how to treat sunburned skin, the better you'll be able avoid the burn and keep your family sun-safe, too.
If embracing pale skin isn't your idea of beauty, not to worry; with a little practice and our application tips you'll be on your way to a sun-kissed glow without the kiss of damage from getting a tan from the sun.
Research has made it clear that repeated unprotected sun exposure, getting sunburned, or repeatedly getting tan causes DNA damage that triggers skin cells to mutate. Over time and in the absence of sun protection and sun-smart behavior, these mutations turn into skin cancers.
The result of sun exposure is skin damage: wrinkles, brown skin discolorations, dull-looking skin, and potentially even skin cancer. We’ve compiled the most essential points you must know if your goal is to have healthy, younger-looking skin.
Think getting a tan indoors is safer than a tan from the sun? Not so fast! Indoor tanning is even more damaging to your skin, leading to problems you don't want later on, such as wrinkles, brown spots, and sagging. We reveal the most common indoor tanning myths!
If exposure to sunlight is the best way to get vitamin D, then what about the damage sun exposure causes? Unprotected sun exposure causes premature aging of the skin, risks skin cancer, and gets in the way of the body's ability to heal. Swapping one health concern that creates another is not good medicine for anyone. Learn how you can enjoy the benefits of vitamin D without damaging your skin.
Paula Begoun is the best-selling author of 20 books on skin care and makeup. She is known worldwide as the Cosmetics Cop and creator of Paula's Choice. Paula's expertise has led to hundreds of appearances on national and international television including:
View Media Highlights
The Paula's Choice Research Team is dedicated to helping you find the absolute best products for your skin, using research-based criteria to review beauty products from an honest, balanced perspective. Each member of the team was personally trained by Paula herself.
We respect your privacy and the information you provide will NOT be sold, shared, or disseminated in any way.
Read More →
Call us Mon–Fri 6am-6pm PT, Sat–Sun 8am-4:30pm PT
Connect with us:
© Copyright 2014 Paula's Choice. All rights reserved. Paula's Choice and Cosmetics Cop are registered trademarks of Paula's Choice, LLC.
*Promotion expires 9pm PT, October 7, 2014. No cash value. Cannot be combined with other offers or applied to prior purchases.
**Promotion expires 9pm PT, October 7, 2014. No cash value, applies to U.S. and Canada only.
***Promotion expires 9pm PT, October 7, 2014. Choose any 3 from 11 available FREE samples. Minimum $5 order.
Please sign in and access your saved member information.
You will have the option to create an account after you have submitted your order.