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 […]
DermaQuest ZinClear SPF 30 is a full spectrum sunblock, providing physical blocking with zinc oxide. Something that stood out on this one for me was that it was quicker absorbing than some of my other favorite sunscreens. It also provides some moisture without being too heavy or greasy. Finally, there is no left over white […]
Sunscreen week continues at Beauty and Fashion Tech with a look at a powder sunscreen. Earlier in the week I looked at a few of the top products in the Sunscreen database. Today I cover a sunblock that is not in the database, but that I absolutely love. Colorscience Sunforgettable is a bit different because […]
Today’s installment in sunscreen week looks at Total Block Cotz SPF 58, a water resistant sunscreen that is number 17 in the Environmental Working Group Sunscreen Database. Total Block Cotz, containing titanium dioxide and zinc ozide, is comfortable to wear and fragrance free. As with the other products I have reported on this week, there […]
Slate has an interesting article up: How Do They Measure SPF? Check it out! Update: The part about re-applying a 2 SPF after 20 minutes in the article is incorrect. It really should state that after 20 minutes with an SPF 2, time is up. Get out of the sun.
Sunscreen week continues today with a look at the number five product from the Sunscreen Database for safety and effectiveness, Vanicream Sport SPF 35. Vanicream advertises that it goes on clear and is appropriate for use on the face. Vanicream contains micronized zinc oxide and octinoxate for full spectrum protection. It is fragrance free, and […]
This week is sunscreen week at Beauty and Fashion Tech. I recently tried three of the top sunscreens in The Sunscreen Database from the Environmental Working Group. Because I have areas of melasma and hyperpigmentation, I have taken great interest in the products that were found to be highly effective by providing full spectrum protection. Today, […]
Before getting into the sunscreens. Sunscreen week kicks off with information about a cool little gadget. check out this Oregon Scientific Personal UV Monitor. It also has an exposure timer. Or look at the full list of UV meters available at Amazon.com The idea of personal UV monitoring intrigues me. I wonder whether it is […]