Why sunscreens should be regulated

Seven of 10 sunscreens we tested didn’t meet the SPF claimed on the label. Learn about our campaign for a mandatory sunscreen standard.

How to do a pre-summer skin check

You’re gearing up for another sticky New Zealand summer, so it’s the perfect time for a skin check.

Risk Prediction Tool – Scan Your Skin

What is your risk of developing skin cancer? Take this test to find out.

Skin Cancer types – Scan Your Skin

There are three main types of skin cancer.

What happens during a skin check? – Scan Your Skin

What can you expect during a skin check? Read about the process and what to expect here.

How to check for Skin Cancer – Scan Your Skin

Here is a simple guide to help you check your skin and recognise the early signs of skin cancer.

Sun protective clothing

What is sun protective clothing, why is it important and where can you get it? Find out here.

Topical sunscreen agents

Sunscreen is an important part of skin care. But what are the agents that make up sunscreen and are they safe? Read more here.

Skin Cancer and Self-Exams

Increasing Thoroughness through Skin Surveillance. It’s important to monitor your skin for any changes, if you notice any then make an appointment with your doctor.

How to apply sunscreen correctly

Stay safe in the sun and make sure you apply sunscreen correctly.


What is melanoma? Malignant melanoma? Cutaneous melanoma? Learn the facts from DermNet.

Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

What is Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma? Learn the facts from DermNet.

Basal cell carcinoma

What is Basal cell carcinoma? Learn the facts from DernNet

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