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Can A Spray Tan Protect Your Skin From the Sun?

by kelly / January, 13 2021 01:30
What do you do when the sun kissed glow of the summer has faded? For many that want to recreate the warmth of summer year-round – they reach for sunless tans such as spray tan products. While this is a practical alternative to sun tanning it doesn’t provide you with a pass to lay out in the sun. In short, there is no such thing as a base tan and a sunless tan doesn’t give you sun protection. [More]

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Are College Students Putting Themselves At Risk for Skin Cancer?

by kelly / January, 6 2021 01:30
Many of us spend our youth breaking rules and while some rules are meant to be broken, we think wearing sunscreen isn’t one of them – it helps prevent skin cancer and skin aging. Unfortunately, a recent study out of Brigham Young University (BYU) found that an astounding number of college students don’t use sunblock at all. [More]

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How Sunscreen Came To Be

by kelly / November, 18 2020 01:30
Today we know so much more about how the sun affects our skin and the potential harm it can cause if we don’t practice proper sun protection. We also have access to some many different kinds of sunscreens and SPF products. But our grandparents and maybe even some of our parents weren’t as lucky as us. Sunscreen as we know it today and the knowledge about the sun didn’t really come to be until the 1980s and 1990s. [More]

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What Are the First Signs of Skin Aging?

by kelly / November, 11 2020 01:30
Unfortunately our skin starts to age before most of us realize it. Of course, the earlier we start preventing skin aging the better. And prevention is much easier and less expensive than treatment. So the sooner we can identify and see the signs of skin aging, the more we can do to prevent it and slow it down. But what are the starting signs, well we’ve got the answers… [More]

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Homemade Sunscreens Don’t Work According to New Study

by kelly / November, 4 2020 01:30
Homemade or DIY sunscreens don’t work and they can be dangerous. Ok, so we’re a little biased because we do run a sunscreen company after all but a number of studies looked into these homemade sunscreen recipes and found they are not safe to use. Why? Well, check out the latest study which recreated 15 online recipes and found all had an SPF below 6 – not very protective. [More]

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California Passes Law To Make Skin Care Products More Transparent

by kelly / October, 28 2020 01:30
Good news if you care about your skin. Recently California passed the Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2020 (aka California SB 312) into law. Like the title suggests, this new law will require cosmetic and skin care companies to disclose ingredient information, specifically as it relates to the fragrance and flavor ingredients. Even if you don’t live in California this new law can benefit you… [More]

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New Study Finds Skin Elasticity Declines with Sun Exposure

by kelly / October, 21 2020 01:30
One of causes of skin aging is the sun. Experts agree that wearing sunscreen and practicing good sun protection can help prevent and slow down skin aging. Don’t believe me? Well a new study from the Biological Science Research Laboratory of Kao Corporation, a leading international ingredient supply company, proved that skin elasticity declines with sun exposure. [More]

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California Officially Bans 12 Toxic Ingredients

by kelly / October, 7 2020 01:30
Some of your skin care products might not be the same soon. California moved to officially ban 12 ingredients from cosmetic and personal care products. While you might not live in California this law will still affect you. Why? Read on. We’ve got you covered with all the details on the new law and what it might mean for your products. [More]

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Why Moisturizing Is a MUST

by kelly / September, 11 2020 22:23
Moisturizing should be a core part of your skin care routine. Yes, everyone should be doing it (just like wearing sunscreen!) even if you have oily or acne prone skin. No matter what type of skin you have; if you’re not moisturizing, your skin is missing out. Here’s why… [More]

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Sunscreen Gets Some Love in the Coronavirus Stimulus Package

by kelly / September, 9 2020 01:30
In case you missed it, we did at first, the March 2020 CARES Act - also known widely as the stimulus package - gave some love to sunscreen. Surprised? We were too. Plus it’s buried in a 300 plus page document! It’s a bit surprising but also important because it effects the type of sunscreens you’ll be able to buy. Here is a summary of the new rules around sunscreen. [More]

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