Holiday Skin Care Gifts for Desert Living

Holiday Skin Care Gifts for Desert Living

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You may have lived in the desert a long time and this means you’ve probably found some real hacks to keeping your skin moisturized and protected.  This dry climate and intense sun mean it’s time to get serious about skin health and sun protection. Now that the holidays are just around the corner, it’s a great time to share some …

Summer Sun Skincare Tips

Summer Sun Skincare Tips

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Summer is here and while the rest of the country is enjoying pool days and outdoor adventures a lot of us who live in the Phoenix area choose to stay in as much as possible to avoid the unforgiving hot sun. The days are long, and the sun is hot and if we aren’t careful, can all too quickly cause …

How to Prevent Sunstroke

How to Prevent Sunstroke

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For those of us living in Phoenix and surrounding areas, we acknowledge that it’s important to be aware of the sun. It can be hot and if we are not careful can even lead to sunstroke! What is Sunstroke? Sunstroke, also known as heat stroke, occurs when your body becomes so hot that it can start to cause bodily damage. …

How to Keep Your Kids Safe from the Sun

How to Keep Your Kids Safe from the Sun

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Too much sun can be a problem for anyone but sun exposure can especially be a risk for young children. Children have sensitive skin and bad sunburns that occur early in life contribute to an increased risk of skin cancer in adulthood. Protecting your kids from the sun isn’t just something to remember at the beach or pool – especially …

Understanding Vitamin D

Understanding Vitamin D

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Our body needs vitamins to grow, heal and function well. Vitamins permeate our food, where we consume them and let our body absorb them as nutritional content. In fact, vitamins are usually assumed to be obtained through ingestion, from vitamin-enhanced milk and cereal to a daily multivitamin that delivers a complete (or nearly complete) dose of most nutritional requirements our …

How Light Can Affect Your Emotions

How Light Can Affect Your Emotions

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If you’ve ever tried to grow a plant in a windowless room, you’ve probably learned a lesson in how important lighting is. Without a full spectrum of light, either coming from the sun or lights that mimic sunlight, most plants will fail to thrive and many will refuse to flower. Humans aren’t plants, but the way we experience light can …

UV Rays are a Threat To Your Eyes

UV Rays are a Threat To Your Eyes

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Choosing the perfect pair of sunglasses isn’t just about the look. “Many consumers make sunglasses purchases based on style and comfort, but when choosing a pair of sunglasses, it’s vital to check the label to make sure lenses are UVA/UVB protective,” said Mike Daley, the CEO of The Vision Council. “By highlighting the cumulative and irreversible damage UV overexposure can …