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Our Mission is to eradicate preventable skin diseases and advance best practices in global skin health to create a healthier and more inclusive world. SKIN HEALTH MATTERS

  • Skin Health SPF

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    Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime? Protect your skin with NYDG Chem-Free Active Defense SPF 30. Now available in full size at 25% off with code CHEMFREE25. 100% of proceeds will support our foundation's skin cancer prevention projects Shade Up! USA and Skin Deep Scholarships for Children with Albinism.

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OUR PROJECTS

SHADE UP! USA

One blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence can nearly double a person's chance of developing melanoma. SHADE UP! USA aims to help coaches, trainers and educators protect the physical health of our active kids by promoting behaviors to prevent skin cancer and to build the healthy development of the whole person.

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SKIN DEEP SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN WITH ALBINISM

Across many countries in Africa, people with albinism suffer from discrimination, excessive bullying and violence, preventing them from going to school or finding a job. Skin Deep project aims to promote and protect the rights of kids with albinism by providing them with comprehensive scholarships.

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SKIN SAFE H2O-Asia

Hundreds of millions of people suffer from preventable skin diseases linked to poor hygiene and sanitation practices. Through children’s books and other interactive activities, Skin Safe H20 aims to change local attitudes and behavior towards skin health and the importance of healthy ecosystems for human health.

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SKIN HEALTH FOR ALL SCHOLARSHIPS-AFRICA

There is approximately 1 dermatologist for every 2 million African residents, or 600 certified dermatologists for the continent’s 2 billion people. Our Skin Health for All project provides scholarships, research awards and grants to strengthen the capacity of local dermatologists across Africa.

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STORIES FROM THE FIELD

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Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans will develop some form of skin cancer during their lifetime?

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