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SPF Makeup – Enough Protection for the Fall?

by kelly / October, 4 2017 01:30
The immediate answer to this age-old question - makeup with SPF is not enough to protect you. So why the confusion? Well, summer is over and you might be thinking that you can remove sunscreen from your skin care routine but dermatologists urge you to rethink this decision. [More]

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Despite What Tom Brady Says, Drinking Water Does Not Prevent Sunburn

by Will / September, 27 2017 01:30
Tom Brady - yes, the famous Patriots quarterback - has a new book out. In it, he covers a lot including a suggestion that drinking water is a good way to protect your skin from sunburn. Um…can we just say no? Tom is a great quarterback but he is not a healthcare expert. [More]

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Ingredients Truths: Supple Skin with Almond Oil

by kelly / September, 20 2017 01:30
Almond oil is a fantastic ingredient in skincare products. It’s been used for ages as a way to soothe chapped and dry skin thanks to its fatty acids. That’s why you’ll find it in so many skin care products – including our cleanser and night cream. [More]

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3 Skin Care Myths – Critical Mistakes Everyone Makes

by kelly / September, 6 2017 01:30
It’s back to school time, almost fall and a perfect time to revisit your skin care routine. There is so much information out there today on skin care it’s hard to know what’s good vs. bad and what works for your particular skin. However, there is some advice that is universally wrong. Here are three important skin care myths I often see. [More]

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New Tiny Beads Might Save Reefs from Chemical Sunscreens

by Will / August, 30 2017 01:30
A little bit of oxybenzone, a very common chemical UV filter found in sunscreens (not ours!), can kill coral reefs. Not only do the reefs die but also the ecosystem they support can fade away too. It’s why states like Hawaii are trying to pass legislation to ban sunscreens with oxybenzone. Encouragingly, researchers from the University of Puerto Rico are working on a fix (of course, switching to an all-mineral sunscreen like ours would help too). [More]

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4 Crucial Suncare Tips Doctors Give Their Friends

by kelly / August, 16 2017 01:30
Ever wonder what the experts think about your skin and the sun? Well we’ve rounded up some sound advice from some top doctors across the country. It’s not only advice they give to their patients but also to friends and family – so you know it’s not only helpful but also meaningful! [More]

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Why Homemade Sunscreen is a No

by kelly / August, 2 2017 01:30
Let me get right to it – homemade sunscreen is a don’t. I’m not saying this just because I own a skin care company that specializes in mineral sunscreen but because it is dangerous to your skin plain & simple. [More]

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10 Big Sunscreen Mistakes We All Make and What to Do Instead

by Will / July, 26 2017 01:30
It’s easy – grab a bottle of sunscreen, slap a bit on and you’re good to go – right? Well…maybe. There are a number of common mistakes everyone makes but follow these tips and it really can be as simple as it sounds. [More]

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Ingredients Truth: Anti-Aging Benefits of Green Tea

by kelly / July, 19 2017 01:30
Iced green tea is one of my go-to drinks when I’m in the mood to be refreshed and energized on a hot day. So of course I was happy to make it a key ingredient in our suncare products. Not only does green tea rejuvenate me – it has some powerful benefits for the skin. [More]

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A Base Tan Will Protect My Skin, Right?

by Will / July, 12 2017 01:30
The short answer – no, a base tan is not a way to protect your skin from the sun. As dermatologist Dr. Lisa Chipps said to the Skin Cancer Foundation “…just as there’s no safe amount of smoking, you can’t get a little safe tan. The damage it does, even if it’s just a bit here and there, adds up over time and contributes to overall aging as well as skin cancer.” [More]

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