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Category Archives: Sunscreens

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

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

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

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

L’Oreal Revitalift UV Cream with Mexoryl, SPF 15

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

DermaQuest ZinClear Sunblock SPF 30

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

Colorescience Full Spectum Powder Sunscreen

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

Fallene Total Block Cotz SPF 58 and Total Block SPF 60

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 Article on Measuring SPF

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.

Vanicream Sport Sunscreen SPF 35

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