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How to Get Vitamin D Safely from the Sun

If you live in a northern climate, chances are you’re not getting a lot of sunshine. This may put you at a disadvantage of receiving adequate vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin. Vitamin D is important to the function of our immune system, bones and overall health. In fact, our bodies recognize its need so much that our skin synthesizes it when we are outdoors and are directly exposed to UVB rays. If you are not getting enough vitamin D through your diet or from the sun, taking supplements will help to increase your intake. Many people are deficient in vitamin D but what’s particularly notable is that those who suffer from psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and other skin diseases have very low levels of the vitamin and should consider sun therapy in conjunction with our line of products as an added healing method towards better skin health.  

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Dormer Promotes Skin Cancer Awareness Month

At Dormer, we take the health of your skin very seriously. Our line of Dormer® 211 skin care products has been recommended by dermatologists since their introduction because they are effective in caring for your skin. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and Canada but also the most preventable. We want to take this opportunity to educate our readers and consumers and clarify three common myths about skin cancer.