• do you need aftersun

    The Truth About Aftersun: Do You Really Need One?

    Do you need an aftersun lotion? As a teen, an aftersun was a must in my beach bag. I had no idea what it was or what it did, but I knew I had to slather it on after a long day in the sun. It’s in the name, ya all. AFTERsun. Why else would […]

  • sunscreen and vitamin d deficiency

    Vitamin D: How To Get Your Dose Without Skipping Sunscreen

    To wear sunscreen or not to wear sunscreen? This is the question. If you don’t wear it, you’ll end up with deep wrinkles and dark spots. You’ll look older before your time. You may even get cancer. If you do wear it, you may not be getting your vitamin D fix and that can mess […]

  • cerave hydrating cleanser

    Are You Removing Sunscreen The Right Way?

    Do you really need a special cleanser to remove sunscreen? Rumour has it that only oil-based cleansers can melt those stubborn UV filters away. Does that mean you have layers of sunscreen still clogging your pores?! Do You Need An Oil-Based Cleanser To Remove Sunscreen? Good news: you don’t need an oil-based cleanser to remove […]

  • ways you're reducing the effectiveness of your sunscreen

    Are You Reducing The Effectiveness Of Your Sunscreen?

    So, you’ve finally found the perfect sunscreen, huh? It keeps you safe for hours in the sun. It’s super lightweight you can hardly believe it’s a sunscreen at all. Best of all, it doesn’t make you look like Caspar The Ghost. Girl, you’ve hit the jackpot. Don’t mess it up now with a poor application. […]

  • spray sunscreen doesn't provide adequate sun protection

    Why I Don’t Use Spray Sunscreen (& You Shouldn’t Either)

    Don’t you LOVE it when things are made easier for you? Like, having takeout dinner delivered right to your door. Getting prepaid return bags with your online order. Being able to pay for the bus with Apple Pay. You could argue that convenience is making us lazy. I don’t care. If it makes my life […]

  • what to look for when buying sunscreen

    6 Things To Look For When Buying Sunscreen

    If there’s one product you can’t randomly pick up off the shelf, it’s sunscreen. No matter how pretty the bottle is or how catchy the name, they’re no guarantee the mixture inside will keep you safe from UV harm. You need a sunscreen that works – in and out of the water. A sunscreen that […]