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DDF Protect and Correct UV Moisturizer SPF 15

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DDF always tends toward impressive skin care products, including melasma treatments and sunscreen. I particularly love  DDF Protect and Correct UV Moisturizing sunscreen aimed at treating and preventing hyperpigmentation and melasma.  I have always been a fan of double duty skin care products, so this one goes high on my recommended item list. DDF Hyperpigmentation […]

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Powder Sunscreens, Full Spectrum Protection That Won’t Ruin Your Makeup

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Regular application and reapplication of sunscreen should be an essential part of any beauty routine, but it can also be problematic when wearing makeup. That sunscreen that you applied this morning needs to be reapplied part way through the day, yet you don’t want to ruin your full face of makeup. What to do? The […]

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Happy Fourth of July! Plus, Wear Your Sunscreen!

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Happy Fourth of July all! While out and about this weekend, don’t forget your sunscreen! Personally, I recommend Badger Sunscreen SPF 30 for both face and body (Read Review), or if oil control is an issue, try DermaQuest ZinClear (Read Review). For a powder that can be applied over makeup, look at ColorScience Powder (Read […]

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AB Skin Care: Sunscreen for You and Baby

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AB Skin Care is a skin care line created by dermatologist Dr. Craig Austin. While the line focuses mainly on products with a good quality and strength of glycolic acid, today I am writing on a couple of great sunscreens from the line. I will be reviewing the glycolic acid products in another week or […]

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FDA Approval of La Roche-Posay Anthelios 40 Sunscreen

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A favorite sunscreen of many melasma sufferers just got stronger for those in the US (stronger versions have already been available in Europe). The FDA has approved Anthelios 40 sunscreen.  This version of the already approved Anthelios contains Mexoryl SX with titanium dioxide, avobenzone, and octocrylene for broad spectrum protection, and has been specifically safety-tested […]

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Glow Safely With Kristen Bell and Jergens

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Join film and TV star Kristen Bell and Jergens in promoting skin health by taking the Jergens Pledge to glow safely. For every pledge, Jergens will donate $1 to the Skin Cancer Foundation–a truly worthy organization. The first 500 to sign up can also receive the limited edition T-shirt that Bell is sporting in the […]

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Philosophy a Pigment of Your Imagination Sunscreen, Melasma Treatment in a Sunscreen

Philosophy a Pigment of Your Imagination Sunscreen Melasma Treatment

Everyone should be concerned about sun exposure. If you aren’t all that worried about things like skin cancer (you should be), then remember that the sun also causes wrinkles (ack!). If you happen to have melasma, hyperpigmentation, or similar discoloration, it becomes even more important. Philosophy a pigment of your imagination spf 18 is a […]

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Review: DHC Sunsceens, White for Melasma, Q10 for Aging, and Dual Defense for Moisture

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DHC makes some great skin care products, so it is no surprise that they have some excellent sunscreens as well. By incorporating DHC’s signature olive oil, the sunscreens feel terrific, and by adding in some treatment actives, a couple of the sunscreens are also rather unique. One very unique sunscreen that also happens to be […]

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L’Oreal Revitalift UV Cream with Mexoryl, SPF 15

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I was quite happy to see the new L’Oreal sunscreen, L’Oreal Dermo-Expertise Revitalift UV, Daily Moisturizing Cream with Sunscreen, because I have been waiting for a sunscreen with Mexoryl to become easily available at the drugstores. With that said, I do have a little quibble with L’Oreal’s advertising. They have been portraying the sunscreen as […]

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Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen

I recently came across the following video accredited to Baz Luhrmann, who happens to be a favorite writer and director of mine. It is rather remarkable. Even more interesting is the history behind it. Derived from what is commonly referred to as the “wear sunscreen speech” by Mary Schmich, the video puts the speech to […]

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