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The Most Important Free Skin Care Tool You’ll Ever Have

By Jackiebernardi @JackieBernardi

The Body Mole Map

Skin Cancer Map

May is officially Skin Cancer Awareness month, and we all become more conscious of it because the media brings our attention to it in a big way.

I love that, however as soon as the attention dies down, so does our interest.

The risk of skin cancer, and the speed at which it can go from “weird” spot to full blown melanoma needs to be monitored regularly.  A full body check by your dermatologist is optimal, however it is unlikely that you will go to your derm every month.

Knowing that, the American Academy of Dermatology has put together this map to help you in performing a complete skin care check at home.  Not knowing what to look for, or where to look for it are two of the most common reasons people do not do this important monthly self-check.  This map takes all the guess work out of it, and shows you step by step what to look for, and how to measure and track any suspicious moles.

The map includes

  • Step by step instructions for a self-check
  • The ABCDE’s of Melanoma (exactly what to look for)
  • A ruler to accurately measure the size of moles
  • A chart to record everything, and to track suspicious moles

How often

My dermatologist recommends a complete examination in her office once a year, and monthly self-exams at home.  Your dermatologist may have a different recommendation, so I encourage you to find out what is best for you.

How can I get the map?

If you would like a life size, downloadable version of this map click here Body Mole Map & Info Download .  You will also receive the American Academy of Dermatology’s best advice for preventing skin cancer. This download has no strings attached whatsoever–it is too important to put any conditions on it.  If you are interested in receiving other information and updates from me, go ahead and fill out the form below.

 For more information on Skin Cancer, please visit the American Academy of Dermatology.

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