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DermaQuest ZinClear Sunblock SPF 30

Dermaquest zinclear sunscreen 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 [...]

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Lancome UV Expert SPF 20 Sunscreen With Mexoryl SX

Lancome UV Expert Mexoryl

A Sunscreen that I had long wanted to give a try is Lancome UV Expert SPF 20 with Mexoryl SX. I finally got around to doing so! Mexoryl (chemical name ecamsule) is the first new sunscreen approved by the FDA since 1988. It helps cover short UVA rays, which can account for a good amount [...]

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Colorescience Full Spectum Powder Sunscreen

Colorscience

  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 [...]

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Fallene Total Block Cotz SPF 58 and Total Block SPF 60

Total Block

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 [...]

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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.

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Vanicream Sport Sunscreen SPF 35

Vanicream

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 [...]

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Badger SPF 30 Sunblock for Face and Body

Badger small

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, [...]

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Personal UV Meters

UV Meter

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 [...]

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Sunscreen Week at Beauty and Fashion Tech

Sunscreen

This week is sunscreen week at Beauty and Fashion Tech! I have posted in the past about The importance of safe sun. Sunscreen was also my number one product in the list of top five kinds of skin care products for every skin type. Not too long ago, I also took a look at the [...]

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MenScience Androceuticals: Comprehensive Skin Care for Men

Menscience sunblock

Some time ago I agreed to take a look at some MenScience products, thinking that I would just toss them at Ken and get his opinions. Well, Ken is  a bit stubborn about trying things like eye cream, so it took awhile! In the meantime, I played with the products myself and used several of them [...]

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