Understanding SPF

Understanding SPF
May is “Melanoma Awareness Month” and Hampton Sun ® is here to help you become better educated on skin cancer and how to best protect yourself.We’ve all been there…standing in front of rows of suntan products with different SPF numbers while wondering what the different numbers mean. You are not alone! It is confusing! Hampton Sun ® is here to help you understand what the SPF numbers me...

What is Ultraviolet Radiation?

What is Ultraviolet Radiation?
May is “Melanoma Awareness Month” and Hampton Sun ® is here to help you become better educated on skin cancer and how to best protect yourself.One of the most common ways skin cancer develops is through mutations due to overexposure to ultraviolet radiation. What is ultraviolet radiation? Ultraviolet light is a type of radiation which comes from the sun. UV light falls in the electromagnetic...

Checking Yourself For Melanoma

Checking Yourself For Melanoma
May is “Melanoma Awareness Month” and Hampton Sun ® is here to help you become better educated on skin cancer and how to best protect yourself.Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer, but when detected early, it is almost always curable. Early detection is important, and identifying a melanoma is as easy as A-B-C. Keep an eye on your moles and spots and remember to look for signs...