In honor of Melanoma Awareness Month, Bloomingdale's stores in southern California and Clarins are rolling out the Here Comes The Sun program to support skin cancer research at the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica.
Bloomingdale's Santa Monica, Beverly Center, Century City, Sherman Oaks, Newport Beach, South Coast Plaza (Costa Mesa) and Fashion Valley (San Diego) will donate 5% of sales from the purchase of the several Clarins products from May 1 through May 31 to support the skin cancer research at the Institute. Products include Clarins’ Extra Firming Day Wrinkle Lifting Cream, Extra Firming Night Rejuvenating Cream, Beauty Flash Balm, UV Plus HP SPF 40 Day Screen and UV Plus HP SPF 40 Day Screen Tint.
"Melanoma is the most common and deadly form of skin cancer in the United States," said Dr. Delphine Lee, a dermatologist and immunologistdirector, translational immunology, Dirks/Dougherty Laboratory for Cancer Research at JWCI. "With the number of people diagnosed with melanoma on the rise, we need to educate people on how to minimize their risk of skin cancer."
Dr. Lee will be on hand at Bloomingdale's Santa Monica on May 18 to offer preventive skin cancer tips, what to look for in detecting potential cancers.