Crappy sunscreen makes you feel like you’re coated in Elmer’s glue. It can also irritate sensitive and acne-prone skin. Which is why many of us with skin issues often skip SPF altogether.
Of course we know we shouldn’t: Wearing sunscreen on the regular can lower risk of melanoma by 50-73%. We just need to find one we can tolerate.
To that end, we asked Zoom’s Lead Dermatologist Omar Qutub, MD, for his reigning favorites. If your current bottle, tube, stick, or aerosol SPF isn’t cutting it, check out this list.
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The IUD fan club gets bigger every day. Its most impressive members? Female GYNs. When it comes to their own birth control, gynecologists pick intrauterine devices more often than the Pill or implants.
They know that IUDs deliver maintenance-free contraception for 3 to 10 years (depending on the type and model). And that serious complications are reassuringly rare. But as a recent Zoom patient demonstrated, an IUD can cause pain during sex. Which completely defeats its purpose.
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We love a great tattoo. And if you’re over shaving and waxing, laser hair removal is a great option. But a recent case at Zoom made it clear that these two great things do NOT go great together. Spread the word, before someone else gets hurt.
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In June and July, bike crashes send people to Zoom twice as often as any other month. Which isn’t that surprising. Here’s what is: The most common injury isn’t a broken wrist. Nor is it a broken collarbone. Continue reading “Seen at Zoom: The #1 Bike Injury (It’s Not a Broken Wrist)”