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In these harsh Australian climes, regular skin checks are muy bloody importante for the early detection of skin cancer and melanoma. Cult skincare brand La Roche-Posay have got your back in this, and to prove it, they’ve teamed up with Skin Check Champions to sling sling free screenings to Sydney folks.

This week saw the unveiling the 365+ Summer Skin Lab By La Roche-Posay, a shiny new pop-up in sunny Bondi. The space aims to educate Sydney folks about the importance of sun protection and skin checks, and look at that, you can even book in for a free one with Skin Check Champions.

“Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, and whilst sun protection awareness is increasing, more education is required to establish healthy sun protection habits,” they said. Sydney folks, if you’ve been meaning to get a check and putting it off, you now have no dang excuse.

Skin Check Champions CEO Jimmy Niggles said of the new collaboration:

“Every time we set up a skin screening, we save lives, and our goal is to be able to provide this service all around the country, showcasing Australia’s best technology and medical talent to do so. Hopefully we can perfect the model here in Australia, and then bring it to the world, making melanoma history, for everyone under the sun.”

He continued:

“We’ve always aimed to work with quality, ‘best in class’ partners to bring our vision for a national screening program to life. La Roche-Posay is underpinned by advanced research and backed by a global medical community, and sum up everything we look for in a partnership. A passionate world-class team, a solid track record of excellence and an inspirational ability to lead by example. From its partnerships with deramtologists and GPs, to the quality of its range developed for sensitive skin, everything La Roche-Posay does has purpose and vision, qualities we are honoured to align on.”

365+ Summer Skin Lab By La Roche-Posay will be open to the public from Thursday 10th December, Thursday-Sunday each week (closed Monday-Wednesday) until Sunday 31st January, located at 1 Beach Road, Bondi, NSW 2026.

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