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Tag Archives: Sunscreen

How I Balance Summer Exercise with Skin Care

How I Balance Summer Exercise with Skin Care

It sure did take awhile for spring to get here in the Chicago area, but when it did so, it went almost straight to summer. I did my first hot long run last weekend and realized that I wasn’t quite ready for it! In addition to acclimating my body for running in the heat, I… Continue Reading

My Paula’s Choice Customized Skin Care Routine for Aging Oily Skin

My Paula’s Choice Customized Skin Care Routine for Aging Oily Skin

This post is Sponsored by Paula’s Choice and Pretty in My Pocket. All opinions are my own. If you are not familiar with Paula Begoun, you should be! Her book, Don’t Go To The Cosmetics Counter Without Me, is the classic go to guide to all things in cosmetics. She also has her own very… Continue Reading

Summer Beauty Essentials, Part 3

Summer Beauty Essentials, Part 3

I love summer! However in order to fully enjoy the sun, I know my best friend has to be sunscreen.  So, Part 3 of my summer beauty essentials Series focuses on keeping our skin protected. While rocking that preferred type of glow as we enjoy this gloriously sexy season. Let’s begin with sunscreen. Not all… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars: Our Favorite Sunscreens

Summer is just around the corner, making sunscreen more important than ever! I have different favorites based on different uses. Here they are. (1) For Daily Use: For daily use, I like to layer Estee Lauder Day Wear moisturizer, SPF 50, under a foundation that also has SPF. Since I often wear powder foundation, this… Continue Reading

If You Do Nothing Else, Wear Sunscreen

30 Days of Beauty, Day Two: The Importance of Sun Protection When we asked beauty bloggers for their top beauty tips the number one tip given was to wear sunscreen. How important is it? Take a look at these quotes: Heather Walczuk from Beauty Unbiased: “Just go ahead and throw away all of that money… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Exuviance Sheer Refining Fluid, SPF 15.

I tend to like Exuviance products, and I certainly like the latest item that they sent to me. Exuviance Sheer Refining Fluid SPF 15. Sheer Refining Fluid is a light daily moisturizer that is perfect for people with oily skin and hyperpigmentation.  That would be me! The lotion is thin and absorbs quickly , making… Continue Reading