NEW YORK The Skin Cancer Foundation and a collection of its Seal of Recommendation holders teamed up to spread sun protection and skin cancer awareness by holding the first-ever Sun Safety Expo last week at Grand Central Terminal in New York. The event attracted more than 5,000 people.
Attendees received free product samples and coupons from 17 exhibitor, along with sun safety information from the Foundation. Attendees also had the opportunity to have a professional skin care evaluation provided by Juva Skin & Laser Center and Canfield Imaging Systems.
"The feedback from the event was extremely positive," stated Perry Robins, president of The Skin Cancer Foundation. "People were very eager to learn about how they can protect themselves from the sun."
The Seal holders who participated in this year's sun safety expo included 3M Window Films, Banana Boat, Bare Escentuals, Cetaphil, Coppertone Lenses/Vision Ease Lenses, DDF, Eucerin, Garnier Nutritioniste, Hawaiian Tropic, Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, L'Oreal Paris, La Roche-Posay, NO-AD/Ocean Potion, Olay, Physicians Formula, Solar Guard/Panorama Window Films and Solutia Performance Films.