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    Is Your Foundation Application Messing With Your Sunscreen?

    Is your foundation application messing up your sunscreen? I was guilty of this for years. I’d put on my sunscreen and then go in with foundation straight away, rubbing the colour evenly all over my skin until every little flaw disappeared. Little did I know that as I was blending in the colour, I was […]

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    How Much Sunscreen Should You Use?

    Did you know that most people use only half the amount of sunscreen needed to keep skin safe from UV harm? Sunscreen application is SO confusing. Like, everyone tells you to apply sunscreen liberally but what the heck does that even mean? A thick layer, half a teaspoon? It seems like no one knows. What […]

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    Can You Use Your Child’s Sunscreen?

    Are you buying two bottles of sunscreen, one for you and one for your children? Stop. You’re just paying money twice for the SAME thing. “But, Gio,” I hear you ask, “children’s skin is way more delicate than mine. Surely, they need their own sunscreen?” Yes and no. It’s true that some UV filters aren’t […]

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    Do You Need To Wear Sunscreen Indoors? (The Answer May Surprise You)

    Think you’re safe from sun damage when you’re hiding indoors? Think again. Those pesky UV rays can get you even when you’re sitting near a window or driving a car. Well, some of them can… Can You Get A Sunburn Indoors? “But, wait, Gio. I’ve never gotten a sunburn indoors. Are you sure UV rays […]

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    Should You Apply Moisturizer Or Sunscreen First?

    EDIT: This post was edited with the latest scientific information on 21/07/2017. Should you apply moisturizer or sunscreen first? That’s the chicken and egg question of skincare. Everyone you ask seems to have a different answer. “Sunscreen always goes last.” “Nope, it depends on what type of sunscreen you use.” “Just put it on whenever, […]

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    Your Most Asked Questions About Sunscreen, Answered!

    I’m not going to tell you to use sunscreen every day. I know you know it. But, are you doing it right? I often hear my friends proudly say they only applied a thin layer or mixed their sunscreen with lotion. It makes me want to scream. They have no idea, but they’ve just made […]