Do you want to protect your family from the sun’s harsh effects while enjoying all Bermuda has to offer? Do you want to understand more about Sunscreens but need some help with the jargon? Then check out our articles below for more information. We have information on topics to do with sun protection, from UPF clothing to Skin Cancer Facts. If you would like to see anything else discussed please let us know.
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May is Melanoma Awareness Month
Month of May is melanoma awareness, but here in Bermuda we need to think about it all year round. Our annual skin checks that both us had in Jan were a reminder of this, Linda has one mole to watch a very small but now being watched with suspicion! Also, she is treating a mole [...]
Sun protection, but it’s February?!
You keep seeing us post about applying sunscreen and then look outside and it’s cold and cloudy. You must think we’re crazy, right? What in the world are those two Soltrino girls going on about? I bet when you look for sunscreens now, you search for one that says ‘Broad Spectrum’, but do you know […]
Stay Sun-Smart During Your Ski Vacation
Skiing this winter? Pack your sunscreen. A higher altitude and UV rays reflected by the snow increases the risk of sun damage, and ultimately skin cancer. More than 90 percent of all skin cancers are associated with sun exposure. Most people are unaware that UV rays can be every bit as damaging on the slopes […]
Keep the Kids Sun-Safe When Skiing
Children need as much sun protection in the snow as you do. Suggestions include: Instill good habits early. If you protect your child from a young age, they will learn to be sun smart through example. Apply sunscreen 20-30 minutes before heading outside and reapply every two hours. Many companies produce sensitive skin formulas that […]
Be Good To Your Skin This Winter
Keeping your skin healthy and glowing can be a lot of work during the winter. We’re pretty lucky in Bermuda that we have a humid climate, but it doesn’t mean that you should ignore your skin-care regime. You knew our first point would be to use sunscreen! Just because it is the “winter” months, […]
Are You Applying Your Sunscreen Correctly?
Have you ever said to yourself that your current sunscreen is rubbish because you have had sunburn? ….Well I have used that as an excuse. In fact it may be because you aren’t applying it correctly. The SPF factor stated on your bottle is measured on people when they apply the sunscreen at a level […]
Sunscreens In The US: Why Other Countries Are Much Further Ahead
Online research about sunscreen ingredients in the United States reveals widespread concern – from doctors and dermatologists to consumer websites – that Americans don’t have access to innovative products that have been used safely all over the world for more than a decade. That’s because the organisation which approves the use of new sunscreen ingredients […]
UPF Clothing, The Newest Trend In Sun Protection!
Most of us have been there at some point: out in the sun, nothing but rays hitting our faces, bodies, blinding our eyes with intense sunlight, and have nothing on that will protect us. Some of us have experienced extreme sunburn, which peels and then “turns into a tan” (I’ve been been guilty of saying […]
Sunscreens Explaining The Jargon
Choosing a sunscreen can be very confusing as there are many different ingredients and jargon such as SPF, UVA, UVB and broad spectrum. At Soltrino, we’ve been as confused as anyone else when trying to choose the best sunscreen for our families. In this article, we explain what a sunscreen is, whilst promising not to […]
UVA and UVB What Is It And What Does It All Mean?
Sunlight is a part of the radiation given off by the sun and ultraviolet (UV) light or radiation is a part of that. The sun’s rays contain three types of (UV) light: UVA, UVB and UVC. Nearly all skin cancers are caused by exposure to the sun or UV light/radiation, so we have to protect […]