Shop 2 / 191 Mogill Road, Taringa QLD 4068
P: (07) 3039 1580

Could manicures trig skin cancer?

Posted On: May 05, 2015

Beware of the lights used in some beauty salon to dry your nails. Some salons use UV lamps which works exactly like tiny solarium. There are concerns regarding frequent exposure to these lamp and the length of time hands are in contact with the radiations. UV light may penetrate through the skin and trigger DNA mutation which […]

Read More

UK Hopes to learn from Australia on skin cancer

Posted On: Apr 24, 2015

The rates of skin cancer in the UK  are soaring. Recent figures show that seniors are 10 times  more likely to develop malignant melanomas than forty or fifty years ago. Cancer awareness associations are looking to Australia for inspiration and the slip, slop, slap message has been adopted in the UK.  Source: ABC – April 2015

Read More

Manicures and Skin Cancer

Posted On: Oct 29, 2013

Are beautiful nails worth a cancer? A recent study shows that women having such treatments could increase risks of developing skin cancer. It seems that the gel used in nail salons involved the used of an ultraviolet similar to the one used in tanning beds. This ultraviolet is known to cause melanoma, which can be […]

Read More

Omega 3 and Skin Cancer

Posted On: Oct 29, 2013

How does omega-3 impact my skin? Omega-3 are revealed to offer an effective protection against many forms of cancer including skin cancer. A study lead on 79 healthy people showed that taking omega-3 doses regularly benefits your immune system against UVB. It is assumed omega-3 offers a potential protection against skin cancer. This study was […]

Read More

Coffee and Skin Cancer

Posted On: Oct 29, 2013

Is coffee a skin cancer remedy? A new study shows coffee can reduce the risk of skin cancer. The research induces that people drinking at least three coffees a day present 20% less risk of developing a skin cancer. The study was lead on 113,000 people who all drink three or more cups of coffee […]

Read More