Save Lives with La Roche-Posay

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Save Lives with La Roche-Posay

Save Lives with La Roche-Posay

78,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with skin cancer this year. 5,500 of those cases will be melanoma, skin cancer’s deadliest form. I thought I knew a lot of sun facts and safety tips but I recently learned a few new things.

  • Skin is damaged after 15 minutes of unprotected exposure to the sun
  • A golf ball-sized amount of sunscreen is needed to adequately protect yourself from head to toe
  • Melanoma represents 1/3 of all new cancers and is one of the fastest growing cancers worldwide
  • One person dies from melanoma every hour in North America
  • 7 in 10 women don’t know how to properly apply sunscreen lotion
Personally, I make sure that we always have sunscreen stashed in the diaper bag. You just never know where you might end up in the summer! I also go the double protection route with W and slather him with sunscreen before putting on his rash guard shirt! I want to protect his tender skin.

La Roche-Posay, the #1 Dermatologist recommended skin care brand, is working to raise sun protection awareness through their The Save Lives! program.

Get Involved Now!

MySkinCheck.ca90% of skin cancers can be cured if detected early enough. You can visit for tools and resources needed to check for the early signs of skin cancer.

La Roche-Posay is offering the Facebook fans the opportunity to win a gift basket worth $250! You can help someone win by voting for your favorite tips!

You can vote for your favorite stories through July 15th! Stories with the most votes will have the chance to win the grand prize! All stories with 10 or more votes will also have the chance to win one of three mini prize packs from La Roche-Posay. What a perfect way to help others during these hot summer days!

Like La Roche-Posay Canada on Facebook to receive sun tips every week!

How do you stay safe in the sun during the summer?

Formula Mom Disclosure: This is a sponsored post as part of an ambassador program with La Roche-Posay and PTPA Media. I was compensated for this post. However all experiences and opinions are 100% my own.

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About Mariah Moon

Mariah is a former teacher and mother of a rambunctious little boy living in The Woodlands, Texas. She recently welcomed a little girl into the family and is learning how to balance a toddler and an infant! She works every day to figure out how to balance all of her roles and figure out her formula for being mom! She can also be found at Mommy Mindset Media, Disney DIY and Noise Girls.


  1. We try to wear hats and sunglasses, too.
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  2. I have to be very careful in the sun. Not only do I have very fair skin but we live in So Cal so we are constantly in the sun no matter where we go. Hats, sun glasses, and sun block are a must!
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  3. Hats, sunscreen, sunglasses…even when we have overcast days in the SF Bay Area.
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  4. We use sunscreen too. I also recently got my daughter one of those UV swimsuits with sleeves and a swim skirt. She loves it and it protects more of her skin so I love it too.
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  5. Quality ingredients in sunscreen is key!
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