Some useful skin check tools that we are promoting
Skin self-exam video
Use our Get To Know The Skin You’re In – A Guide to Self Skin Checks video to help with your regular skin checks
A voice-activated digital assistant ‘Skin Check’ app – Available on Amazon’s Alexa and the Google Assistant platform, the app guides people through what to look for, and the seven steps for conducting a full-body skin exam. The assistant finishes by offering to set a recurring monthly reminder for the exam. To use the Alexa app, it should first be enabled by saying “Alexa, enable Skin Check” to your Alexa device, then simply “Alexa, open Skin Check”. To use the Google App, just say “Hey Google, talk to Skin Check”.
Melanoma is one of the few cancers we can see for ourselves. That means it’s in our power to catch it early – and if we do that, we stand a better chance of beating it. So, as we emerge from the COVID pandemic and consider what our ‘new normal’ looks like, let’s all make sure it includes a monthly self skin check.