Sun Care

6 Perfect Sunscreens for Oily Skin

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.

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Are Tanning Beds Safe?

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!

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Can You Get Cancer From Sunscreen?

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!

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How to Apply Sunscreen

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!

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How to Prevent Skin Cancer From Sun Damage

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.

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How to Prevent Sunburn

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.

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Infographic: The Sun Is Doing What To My Skin?

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.

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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.

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Sun Sense

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.

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Tanning Bed Lies

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!

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Vitamin D

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.

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About the Experts

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:

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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.

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