A survey has found that 40% of French consumers either don’t apply adequate amounts of sunscreen or don’t use any at all, with a large majority citing fear of toxic ingredients and environmental pollution as concerns.
Skin care brand Nivea Sun is teaming up with Cancer Research UK to encourage people to protect themselves from the sun, after new research suggests that people over 65 are around seven times more likely to develop malignant melanoma compared to 40 years...
Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world but it is also one of the most preventable. Here we take a look at some of the facts, and what has been happening to raise awareness in the cosmetics industry.
Despite being aware of the risks of sun exposure and of developing cancer when exposed without protection, the levels of people using sunscreen and taking precautions is still quite alarming with incidences of melanoma still on the rise.
A study carried out by researchers in Australia has opened the doors for the development of ‘super sunscreens’ to assist in the repair of sun damaged skin and protect the p53 gene which helps to prevent skin cancer.
The Germany based flavours and fragrance manufacturer has invested in a three year project with the Research Institute for Environmental Medicine in a bid to discover potential treatments for xeroderma pigmentosum (XP).
The Public Access to Sunscreens (PASS), Coalition has kicked off a campaign to fight the growing skin cancer epidemic in the United States by ensuring Americans have access to the latest effective sunscreens ingredients.
Scientists in the US have developed an app which allows users to create a photographic baseline of their skin and photograph suspicious moles or other skin lesions, in order to ensure skin cancer is discovered as early as possible.
As summer approaches and sun protection becomes a more prominent issue, beauty behemoth L’Oréal has completed a research project aimed at increasing awareness of the risks of skin cancer and highlighting that people of colour are not immune.
Dodgy statistics and unrealistic models were some of the criticisms thrown at the scientists whose study claimed a link between moisturiser use and tumour formation in mice with a high risk of skin cancer.
Although the incidence of skin cancer is rarer amongst individuals
with darker skin, lack of awareness means that the mortality rate
is higher than those with fair skin - leading experts to reiterate
advice for everyone to use sunscreen.
Latest statistics show that the number of men who have died from
cancer in the UK has hit 1,000 a year. The figures represents a
jump of 31 per cent in the last decade and also underlines the
importance of specifically targetting...
AGI Dermatics says it is testing a new drug, Dimericine, which it
claims can be incorporated into anti-ageing and sunscreen products
as a means of repairing uv-related damage already apparent in the
Researchers in Ireland have found that individuals in some of the
highest cancer risk groups are often the least likely to regularly
use sunscreen when exposed to the sun, pointing to a generational
divide in awareness that sun care...
As the latest research shows that skin cancer is on the rise in
younger people, the growing importance of good quality sunscreen
products is likely to fuel continued growth in the category in the
Canadian company Genesis Genomics, which specialises in skin cancer
and sun-damaged skin testing, is to establish a research base at
the University of Newcastle in an effort to further its pioneering
work for sun protection, reports...
A medical study conducted at the University of New Mexico in the US
has concluded that exposure to sunlight might stop skin cancers.
Both industry and cancer associations have said that further
research is warranted in this area,...
Brits are among the world's biggest users of suncare products and
the market growth is expected to continue as fear about the growing
incidence of skin cancer also climbs, report market analysts