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Makeup artist Bobbi Brown, 58, has served as chief creative officer of her eponymous beauty brand since the 1990s, but success hasn’t changed her one bit. The dynamo who launched the “natural makeup” trend with 10 lipsticks in 1991 is still practical, down-to-earth and constantly tweaking her basic philosophy.
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Who’s better at using sunscreen lotion, men or women? Truthfully, they’re both pretty lousy at it, according to a new government study. Even sadder: New testing of sunscreen lotions finds you can’t always believe the claims on the label.
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If wrinkles are welcome houseguests, adding dimension to my dimply smile, then brown spots and red splotches are uninvited couch potatoes, lounging on my cheeks and forehead.
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We may not have looked like Christie Brinkley (right) when we were 25, but now that the supermodel is 61 ...
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Here's a scary new fact to get you in gear: More than 10 percent of skin cancers occur on the eyelids. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, these tumors can grow deep beneath the skin (think icebergs waiting to surface) and increase the rapid growth of other skin cancers on your face.
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By age 50 most women have experienced some form of sun damage - and many have been through the ordeal of skin cancer.
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Skin cancer is on the rise.
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Want to hear something scary ? The sun is getting brighter, there is less protective ozone and we're spending more time outdoors exposed to UV rays due to global climate changes (spring now starts earlier and fall begins later!). And if that isn't enough to send you running to your dermatologist:  UV exposure increases 33 % for every 20 % of ozone layer loss, resulting in a 33 % increase in the rate of skin cancer. Who says? Top research scientists at the Neutrogena Skin Summit 2013. I hope bikini wearers like Ivana Trump, Helen Mirren and Sharon Stone are reading this! I interviewed one of the conference participants and a member of our own 50 + AARP demo, NYC dermatologist, Dr. Doris Day for an update. Three things you need to know:
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Attention men: Before you head outdoors this summer, make sure you are wearing sunscreen. Because evidently, you need some reminding. (Ok, nagging.)
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Guest Post: As AARP's Sustainability Manager, Pam Evans has led the effort to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into AARP's internal business operations. She's passionate about educating members on the importance of responsible use of resources, and the direct connection between the declining health of the environment and the health of our, and future, generations. 
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