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    Should You Wear “Moonscreen”?

    The other day, someone asked me if you need “moonscreen”. Like, you wear SUNscreen to protect yourself from the sun’s light, so why not wear MOONscreen to protect yourself from the moon’s light? Sure, many of us won’t go out in the middle of the night – I know I am an early bird and […]

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    When Does Sun Damage Start To Appear?

    Hands up if you didn’t realise how bad NOT wearing sunscreen was until those first wrinkles started to pop up 15+ years later? I know that’s true for me. You’d think that growing up in sunny Italy made me sun savvy. Think again. Back then, no one knew sunscreen was a daily thing. My mum […]

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    Should You Remove Sunscreen At Night?

    If sunscreen stops working after a few hours, do you still have to take it off before you go to sleep? YES. Cleansing your skin at night is not optional – even when all you’ve been wearing during the day were moisturiser and sunscreen. Here’s why: How effective is your sunscreen? Sign up to the […]

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    How To Prevent Sunscreen From Stinging Your Eyes

    “What the heck is wrong with you, Gio?” It was a hot summer day. Clear blue skies. A light breeze in the air. Warm sunshine kissing your skin. It’s the kind of day you don’t often get in London. So when it comes, you have to make the most of it. I was walking along […]

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    Sunscreen Math: Can You Add Up SPF?

    If you use a moisturiser with SPF 20, a sunscreen with SPF 30, and a foundation with SPF 15, what SPF do you get? 30 + 20 + 15 = 30. Confused much? SPF math isn’t like regular math. Here’s why: Does Layering Sunscreens Increase Sun Protection? Layering sunscreens will NOT give you added SPF […]

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    Do Powders With SPF Offer Adequate Sun Protection?

    *Halleluja* If you have oily skin, powders with SPF are the answer to all your sunscreen prayers. They aren’t greasy. They soak up excess oil. They make your makeup last longer. You can retouch them anytime, anywhere. They’re perf… Not so fast! Powders with SPF do a lot of amazing things for you, but keeping […]