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Category Archives: Sunscreens

Self Tanning Made Easy

With summer just around the corner, the perfect accessory to go with that cute bikini and over sized sunglasses is a natural tan. However, UV light from indoor tanning beds are harmful and wreck your skin, while laying out in the sunlight can cause a nasty sunburn. Many salons offer a self tanning service but

The Best Sunscreens

With so many choices, finding the best sunscreen can be difficult. The following article, syndicated from Total Beauty, has some quality suggestions based on reader ratings. I am a particularly big fan of the powder sunscreens such as the Peter Thomas Roth Powder Sunscreen and ColorScience Powder Sunscreen products included in the article. They tend

If You Buy Only One Summer Face Product, Make It One Of These! Physicians Formula Healthy Wear.

As far as I am concerned, this is the must buy product of the summer: Physician’s Formula Healthy Wear!  I absolutely love these two items, and I am so happy that I bought them on a whim for review while out running errands! OK, so you know how important sunscreen is, and if you are

DDF Protect and Correct UV Moisturizer SPF 15

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

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

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

Happy Fourth of July! Plus, Wear Your Sunscreen!

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

FDA Approval of La Roche-Posay Anthelios 40 Sunscreen

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

Glow Safely With Kristen Bell and Jergens

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