Sun Care

Sun care is extremely important for maintaining healthy skin. Learn more about sun care at HowStuffWorks.

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Sun Poisoning

Sun exposure is good for you in small doses, but too much can lead to dangerous conditions, such as sun poisoning. How is sun poisoning different from sunburn, and what should you do if you get it?


Chemists Are on the Hunt for a Long-lasting Sunscreen

Though sunscreen has protected our skin for decades, scientists still have questions about the intricacies of its photoprotective properties.

Is expired sunscreen OK to use?

Getting ready to spend a day in the sun? Think twice before reaching for last year's sunscreen. Even if the bottle's still full, the lotion doesn't last forever. Don't get burned!

5 Ways to Fake a Gorgeous Glow

Are you fairer than them all and you just want to look good on the beach?! Read on for these healthy tips!

Quick Tips: Best Sunscreens for Oily Skin

Even if you have oily skin, you still need to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays. So what's the best sunscreen for oily skin? Find out!

Quick Tips: SPF Numbers

Learn all that you need to know about what SPF numbers mean on sunscreen bottles and protect yourself with the correct SPF number sunscreen for the future.

5 Things You Need to Know about Sun Rash

Learn all that you need to know about sun rash and how to protect yourself from it.

Cooling the Burn: Sunburn Home Remedies Image Gallery

The sun. People have worshiped it for thousands of years. But only in the last century have people worshiped the sun by baking themselves to a golden tan, which often masks an angry red burn. Scroll through these photos for some sunburn home remedies.

Sunscreens for Sensitive Skin Image Gallery

Sunscreen is a must for a day in the sun, but not everyone has an easy time with it.

At a Glance: Do sunscreen pills really work?

We've all heard the warnings about excessive sunlight exposure. But many sunscreens wash off with sweat or a day in the pool. Is there a pill to take the place of all that lotion?

I remember when I first learned about spray tanning. I was thrilled. No longer would I need to worry about the rays outside because I could get that glowing tan in a bottle.