Another day, another madcap caper from well-adjusted child star Amanda Bynes. More
Meghan Rothschild is a melanoma survivor, activist and the founder of the non-profit organization Surviving Skin. In this essay, originally published on Surviving Skin’s Facebook page, Meghan talks about having to undergo another biopsy after her dermatologist finds a potentially dangerous mole on her body. You can read more about Meghan’s story here.
As I’m laying up staring at the unflattering, nasty, neon “doctor’s office” lights today, awaiting my appointment with the derm, it dawned on me — I should write about these shitty experiences. I go out and speak every chance I get, so why not share the gory, messy stuff too?
Once you’ve had melanoma, for lack of a better way of putting it, you’re screwed. You’re more likely to get it again, you’re subjected to endless surgeries, mole removals, and your body basically becomes “Swiss cheese.” More
I was relieved to read the Daily Mail‘s article yesterday (in conjunction with an earlier Allure piece) that trumpeted in the beginning of a new dawn: A dawn without any sun or tanning beds. You see, being pale is cool … More
The Daily Beast has a story today about the dangers of spray tans, which at first glance seems like just plain fear-mongering: After all, considering all the dangers of UV rays and tanning beds, aren’t spray tans the least harmful … More
Five years ago, when Cosmopolitan editor Kate White learned that melanoma (or skin cancer) had become the most prevalent cancer for women in their 20′s, she moved quickly to launch a campaign to educate young women about the importance of … More
We had so many, many good comments on our tanning giveaway post that it was very difficult or us to pick a winner of our QVC Bare Escentuals gift bag. However, one post made us LOL more than any of … More
After a long night of flying, partying and rehearsing, Britney headed out to Rayz, a local tanning salon, along with her temporary assistent Michelle to catch some “sun”.