At any age, we need to take care of our skin. Sunscreen is a vital tool to slow the signs of aging, and to help protect older skin. Whenever we are out in the sun, we are being bombarded by two types of ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun (UVA and UVB). While UVB causes the top layer of skin to burn, it is mostly UVA that causes us to look older. Acting more deeply on our … [Read more...]
Best Sunscreen for Beach Vacation
Welcome to our best sunscreen for beach vacation review! When things heat up do you flock to the beach with the crowds? Or maybe you only get the chance to hit the beach up on vacation? No matter how often you go, sunscreen should be a regular fixture for your trips to the beach. It feels great to take in the sun but remember it comes with a RISK. Spending time at the beach … [Read more...]
How To Apply Sunscreen
Whether it’s summer or winter, sunny or cloudy, whether you’re fair-skinned or dark, you should know how to apply sunscreen to protect yourself and your family. This is especially true because sunscreen is something you should use each and every day that you’re exposed to the sun. It’s not just a product for summer when you know you’re at a higher risk of sun damage. After … [Read more...]
Does Sunscreen Work?
Each year, as the summer rolls around, the search begins for the sunscreen that will accompany the stretch of sun washed, adventure filled days. All summer long, before venturing out into the beautiful drenching of warm sun, we lather ourselves up with generous amounts of sunscreen. We do this habitually, without thinking - ‘you can’t be out in this sun without sunscreen!’ - … [Read more...]
Physical vs Chemical Sunscreen
Have you ever woken up, skin red and peeling from sunburn? We’ve all been there, haven’t we? It hurts, it’s embarrassing at work and, somewhere in your mind you’re thinking to yourself, ‘Is this the one that could cause skin cancer?’. If you’re keen to never to get sunburnt again, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find an investigation of the best kind of protection … [Read more...]
How Does Sunscreen Work?
Don’t you hate that feeling when you go outside for a nice day at the beach, and you come back with skin that looks (and feels!) like it was baking in the oven all day? Sunscreen was invented for the sole purpose of preventing this tragedy from happening to your precious skin. If you find yourself asking the question, “How does sunscreen work?”, the answer lies in understanding … [Read more...]
What Is Sunscreen Made Of?
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. This scary statistic is caused by two types of ultraviolet (UV) radiation contained within the sun’s light: UVA and UVB rays. There are several ways to protect your skin from this damaging radiation. Sunscreen is one of many options and is extremely effective when used with other means of sun protection (hats, … [Read more...]