Tag Archives: Sunscreen

How to Choose a Safer Sunscreen

Applying sunscreen on shoulders

Sunscreens have been in the headlines quite a bit recently… New studies are emerging that point to the way in which the chemicals in sunscreens enter into the bloodstream at levels that could be quite dangerous. This could lead to hormonal imbalances and other problems, making it no surprise that people are now becoming increasingly […]

Five-Product Skin Care Regimen

Woman applying sunscreen to arms

While I’m a self-admitted skincare junkie, I find the popular and trendy 12-step Korean skincare regimens daunting to say the least. First of all, how does one remember which product to use in what order? Second of all, while I enjoy taking care of my skin, I don’t necessarily want to spend an hour each […]

Skincare Ingredients to Address Sun Damage

Woman covering her face from the sun

With summer comes more outdoor activities which means the higher potential for sun damage. We have repeatedly heard about using sunscreen to prevent this aging effect, but sometimes the damage can happen before we even realize we needed to reapply that SPF 30. Here is a great summary of the key ingredients to look for […]

Summer Ailments, the Preventions and the Cures

Woman floating on pool

While we all enjoy the warm weather and the pool parties, there are certain beauty ailments that strike during the height of the temperatures. Here are the top three that I find myself dealing with, along with preventative measures as well as cures if it becomes too late. Sunburn Prevention This one is the easiest. […]

Getting Ready For Summer Weather

Woman at the beach

As the temperatures climb, it gets more and more difficult to look great. The humidity can flatten or frizz even the best-planned hairstyles; not to mention the realization at the end of the day that your makeup has either melted off or slid all around your face. Being in and out of the water can […]

Make These Skin Care Changes for Spring

Woman removing makeup with cotton pad

In the same way that our wardrobe sheds layers and our makeup lightens up for spring, we should also take a look at our skincare regimen. The warmer (and possibly more humid) weather means that the cream cleansers and heavy moisturizers might go back in the cabinet for a few months. Here are five points […]

Spend Versus Save: Skincare

Woman exfoliating face with cleansing product

Choosing good quality skincare can be an expensive proposition, but it doesn’t have to be.  You can economize on certain parts of your regimen and splurge on others. Spend – Yes, there are certainly expensive options for anything.  But here are a few of the highlights where it usually pays to spend. Especially if I […]