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Ali Hendi M.D. interview with NBC4 Washington | 4 things you should know

Dr. Ali Hendi, Co-Founder of luminora™, was recently interviewed by NBC 4 Washington. In his interview with NBC 4, Dr. Ali Hendi spoke about keeping safe from the sun, and skin cancer prevention. It is estimated that one in five Americans will get skin cancer, making it THE most common cancer. Skin cancer cases outnumber breast, lung, colon, and prostate cancer combined! The most common skin cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma is slowly growing and rarely fatal. It grows within the skin and typically does not spread (metastasize). The second most common skin cancer is Squamous Cell Carcinoma, which can be fast-growing, and has the potential to spread. However, melanoma is the deadliest and accounts for the majority of deaths from skin cancer; Luckily...

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11 foods women should eat to keep their skin clear and healthy

According to dermatologists, what you eat can have as significant an impact for the skin as any skincare products you use. So easily you can keep it clear and healthy. But there is a huge difference: skincare products can expose your skin to chemicals, eating healthy and including these specific nutrient-rich foods in your diet is a natural way to keep your skin looking and feeling good. Some foods can even help your skin build up a natural barrier against harmful free radicals found in the sun’s rays. To name some... Tomatoes, green tea, kale, and yellow and orange vegetables all have nutrients in them that will help protect your skin from the sun. The lycopene found in tomatoes (especially cooked...

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4 [super easy] tips for fighting eczema you didn't know last summer

Eczema can be challenging any time of year, We’ve all been there before, at the peak of summer’s heat you are stuck with itchy, dry, summer skin. Most of us throw on some lotion or aloe and head right back to the pool. But the hassle to stay comfortable in the summer can be a lot worse for people with atopic dermatitis, the more commonly known as eczema.   Every year, millions of people of all ages are affected by eczema and the rough patches of itchy skin it creates all over their body. And with summer bringing plenty of irritants (sun, bugs, chemical sunscreens, etc.) That's why many people may find it hard to find relief at hot summers. But no...

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4 Amazing UV Protection Tips For Your Hair [Summer tips]

We all know that protecting your skin from the sun is essential. But did you also know that you have to protect your hair and scalp as well? Well, it's true! Your hair and scalp need just as much protection from the sun as the rest of your body does. Technically speaking, your hair doesn't really get sunburned in the traditional sense. However, according to The Cleveland Clinic, sunlight can have the same effect on your hair as bleach does. And just like bleach, the suns rays can damage the outer layer of your hair, called the cuticle. It can deplete its keratin levels, which is your hair's natural protein. This leads to dryness and breakage, again, just like bleaching...

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