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Sun-Savvy Tips for the Solar Eclipse
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Hey sun-savvy Sol Sisters! Are you prepared for the Solar Eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21? The path of totality will sweep through North America for the first time since 1979! You won’t want to miss this astronomical occurrence, but there are special precautions you’ll need to take to make your viewing experience sun-safe. Here are a couple of our SolTips. Don’t look directly at the eclipse! We know it's fascinating and you’ll be tempted to look at it, but doing so could result in permanent eye damage. Don’t even sneak a glimpse! To get the best of both worlds —...
You Missed A Spot
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Have you ever thoroughly applied sunscreen (or so you thought) and ended up with strips of stoplight-red sunburn on your body and face? Turns out you’re not alone! People miss 10 percent of their face during sunscreen application, according to research presented at the British Association of Dermatologists’ annual conference. This finding coincides with the most common place for skin cancer to develop — you guessed it, the face! Researchers asked 57 participants to apply sun block with no further instructions. (What more instruction should you need?) They then used a special UV camera to analyze where the participants in...