sun protection

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Do Clothes Provide Adequate Sun Protection?

    Hands up if you never apply sunscreen under your clothes. “What’s the point?,” I hear you ask. “The sun can’t get through your clothes, right?” Wrong. Those cute sundresses you’re living in during the summer months are no match for UV rays. They get right through them. But, not all clothes are created equal. Some […]

  • reapply sunscreen while wearing makeup

    How To Reapply Sunscreen While Wearing Makeup

    I know what you’re here for. You want me to tell you which sunscreen you can apply over a full face of makeup without messing anything up. Tough luck: that sunscreen doesn’t exist. Yet. Touching up your sunscreen means compromising on something: you either reapply your morning sunscreen and redo your makeup or you leave […]

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    Does Higher SPF Provide Better Sun Protection?

    Have you heard? The FDA wants to ban sunscreens with an SPF higher than 50+. WTH? They believe a high SPF creates a false sense of security. You believe it gives you better protection so you don’t apply as much or retouch it as often. It’s kinda true, isn’t it? Yet new studies show that […]

  • how to apply foundation over sunscreen

    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 […]