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Gwyneth Paltrow Angers Dermatologists Everywhere

by kelly / April, 7 2021 01:30
Dermatologists are not happy with Gwyneth Paltrow right now. Why? Well it all started when she shared a video of her skin care routine for Vogue. In the video she shows herself applying sunscreen to only a few spots on her face – like it’s a highlighter. Or, as Gwyneth calls it, “the area where the sun really hits.” Now, I think we know why dermatologists don’t agree with her sunscreen application method… [More]

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Should You Reapply Sunscreen If You Don’t Go Outside?

by kelly / March, 24 2021 01:30
I know, it sounds a bit crazy, so bear with me. This past year many of us stayed inside a bit more. While this caused some habits to change - one habit that shouldn’t change is wearing sunscreen every day. Yes, even indoors you need to wear sunscreen - more on that below - but do you need to reapply your sunscreen if you’re inside all day? [More]

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Hawaii Adds New Sunscreen Ingredients to Its Ban

by kelly / March, 10 2021 01:30
Hawaii’s sunscreen ban officially took effect at the start of 2021. It’s not a ban on all sunscreens (that would be dangerous to our skin!) but it is a ban on certain chemical sunscreens. Of course mineral sunscreens (like ours) are still considered safe by Hawaii and excluded from the ban. But now Hawaii is considering adding even more chemical sunscreens to its ban list. [More]

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Even DJs Think About Sunscreen

by kelly / January, 20 2021 01:30
We love it when we unexpectedly hear other people talking about the importance of wearing sunscreen. This week’s talk about sunscreen came from none other than superstar DJ Kaskade. Yes, we were pleasantly surprised when we saw him tweeting about sunblock. [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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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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Rihanna Wears Sunscreen – No Matter the Season

by kelly / September, 30 2020 01:30
Here’s another thing to add to the list of things I love about Rihanna – she believes in wearing sunscreen year-round. Yes, Rihanna delivered one of the best responses when someone questioned why she was wearing sunscreen now that it’s getting colder. For her sunscreen is an everyday thing, no matter the season. [More]

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Why Your 40s Is Your Skin’s Tipping Point

by kelly / September, 23 2020 01:30
Today we’re talking about what happens to your skin in your 40s. We’ll cover the other decades in the future but for now I’m being selfish and talking about the 40s. That’s because I’ve now entered my glorious 40s. While your skin does start to show the signs of aging in its 40s, fortunately it’s not too late to keep your skin looking youthful for years to come. [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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Back to School Outdoors? Essential Sun Protection

by kelly / September, 2 2020 01:30
Back to school in 2020 is looking a little different. For some classes are going to be held outside for as much and as long possible. If your school is going outside this year and your kid is attending, here are some essential supplies you might need. [More]

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