The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal

MAY 2012

The 2012 edition of The Skin Cancer Foundation Journal features medically reviewed, reader-friendly articles such as tanning, the increasing incidence of skin cancer diagnoses among young women, & the prevalence of melanoma among white males over 50.

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BEAUTY CELEB SECRETS FOR HEALTHY, GREAT-LOOKING SKIN . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 KEEP ON GLOWING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 FAKE IT, DON'T BAKE IT Meet Today's Sunless Tanners . . . . . . 29 SECRETS OF A PLASTIC SURGEON Saving Face after Skin Cancer . . . . . . 32 "A tan — it's not modern at all." — LUCIA PIERONI, MAKE-UP ARTIST FOR MICHAEL KORS Celeb Secrets For Healthy, Great-Looking Skin F or celebrities, looking good is part of the job description. So how do A-Listers like Charlize Theron and Carrie Underwood keep their skin looking its best? It's not all about expensive skin treatments and rare ingredients. In fact, these stars extol the value of one very simple product: sunscreen. SUN PROTECTION STARS "I'm a massive believer in sunblock. Massive," says Oscar-winning beauty Charlize Theron.1 in the winter, when it's rainy and 22 "I wear sunblock gray out — all the time. And not just SPF 15; I wear 50. Five-zero!" The fair-skinned Theron, who grew up under the intense South African sun, explains, "The importance of sunscreen has been instilled in me from a very young age through my mom, who is aging so well." Academy Award nominee Anne Hathaway also credits a maternal relative with her excellent sun pro- tection habits: "My grandmother had skin cancer," she explains. "So she has taught me to wear [sun protection] factor 30 sun cream every day. I even carry an umbrella if I walk in the sunshine."2 While Brooke Shields loves to try all the latest skin care products, she knows "There's no miracle product… My husband perpetually makes fun of me about my creams and my jars and potions and lotions, but it's simpler than anyone makes it… Protect your- self from the sun and drink water."3 Men in the spotlight are serious about sun protection, too. Skin cancer survivor and Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion recalls, "I used to be like George SK IN CANCER FOUNDAT ION JOURNA L

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