Tag: Sunburn

Mum's Shocking Sunburn After Forgetting Sunscreen On 111km Run

An ultra long-distance runner made the horrible mistake of forgetting to re-apply sunscreen during a 111km run – and it isn’t pretty. Mum-of-two Julie Nisbet had successfully completed an astonishingly long run along Hadrian’s walk in The United Kingdom which had her braving the elements for a jaw-dropping 21 hours. It didn’t take her long

Is Expired Sunscreen Better Than No Sunscreen?

You've just claimed a spot on the beach; the sun is rising overhead, and you're looking forward to a relaxing day of sea and sun. And speaking of sun — you mustn't forget to apply a generous layer of protective sunblock. But when you reach for your tube of sunscreen, you notice that it's long

Your Summer 'Base Tan' Is Wrecking Your Skin

Is it safe to get a "base tan" in the summer? No. There is no safe amount of tanning. Tanning isn't bad for you just because it comes with the risk of burning, which can cause skin cancer. Tanning is bad for you because your body doesn't even begin to tan until dangerous ultraviolet (UV)