Topic: Skin Cancer

Australia Wisely Outlaws Tanning Beds

Australia Wisely Outlaws Tanning Beds

Australia’s melanoma rates are the highest in the world, with 1,200 deaths a year. Round after round of public health campaigns have urged locals to use sunscreen, wear hats and avoid sun during the hottest parts of the day. Now, the country’s most populous state–New South Wales, home of Sydney and the whole of the Capital Territory–has taken the campaigns a step further and banned the use of tanning beds. More »

California Becomes First State To Ban Teenagers From Tanning Beds (But What Will Courtney Stodden Do?!)

California Becomes First State To Ban Teenagers From Tanning Beds (But What Will Courtney Stodden Do?!)

Popular wisdom associates tans with health and wellness and glamour, as opposed to, say, melanoma. No matter how much we learn about the dangers of sun exposure, the importance of sunscreen and how indoor tanning can be a death sentence for some, a lot of people still think tan = beautiful. Teenagers who want a sunny glow without going outside, however, will now have to wait. More »

Party Favors: See Sally Draper’s Immaculate Closet

Party Favors: See Sally Draper's Immaculate Closet

Mad Man‘s 11-year-old Kiernan Shipka is remarkably organized. -ShelterPop

Paintings of women with books their not reading. -The Hairpin

Ryan Reynolds + Blake Lively, Ryan Gosling + Emma Stone… Boycotting the Hollywood age gap. -Double X

Slather your left side in sunscreen: driving a car probably gives you skin cancer. -MyDaily

The best and worst careers for meeting single dudes and so forth. -YourTango

Bare feet spotted out and about in north Brooklyn. Truly gross. -The Frisky

John Galliano will attend his trial. -Styleite

Terrifying trend: technicolor hair. As seen on Katy Perry and Rihanna. -Betty Confidential

Could the shopping mall make a comeback? -The High Low

ANTM’s plus-size winner Whitney Thompson talks about the “totally illogical” modeling industry. -Wetpaint

Beauty tips (for inner beauty too) from a yogi. -Birchbox

Cool, versatile trend: sailor stripes. -StyleList