Tag: Sunscreen

Op-Ed: Everyone Should Wear Sunscreen. Yes, Everyone

Op-Ed: Everyone Should Wear Sunscreen. Yes, Everyone

What about those with darker skin tones? They have enough protection against the sun, right? Yes and no. Michelle Henry, MD, a board-certified dermatologist, told Allure that darker skin types have some natural protection against UV light; the highest possible level is SPF 13, which is below the recommended level of SPF 30.

10 Best Skin Care Products and Where to Buy Them

10 Best Skin Care Products and Where to Buy Them

If you’re like me, you make sure to keep up with the best skincare brands and products in order to keep your skin clear and healthy. I’m no expert by any means, but I’ve learned a lot about skin care over the past couple of years just by doing some research on social media and listening to reviews from other users. So here are 10 of my favorite brands that I can’t live without!

Op-ed: The Best Face Sunscreen And Its Dupes

Op-ed: The Best Face Sunscreen And Its Dupes

As someone who is a skincare aficionado, finding the perfect sunscreen to complete one’s daily routine is crucial in order to fully protect your precious skin from sun damage. While the piercing sun rays are intensified in these summer months, sunscreen is just as fundamental as moisturizers and cleansers in your skincare routine year-round. Over recent years as self-care has become more popularized and people are prioritizing their skincare needs, brands have created sunscreen formulas that are designed specifically for facial use in order to enhance the appearance of your skin and provide a barrier from the sun.

Best Sunscreen for Each Skin Type

Best Sunscreen for Each Skin Type

Sunscreen is a must no matter the season, age, or skin type. It helps prevent skin cancer, premature aging, acne scarring, among others. It’s important that we choose one that we feel comfortable with and that we won’t mind re-applying. As a general rule, all sunscreen should be broad spectrum. Apply them according to the package instructions:

Johnson & Johnson Recalls 5 of its Popular Sunscreen Sprays

Johnson & Johnson Recalls 5 of its Popular Sunscreen Sprays

On Wednesday, Johnson & Johnson announced that they would be recalling five of their popular spray-on sunscreen products. It includes all sizes and all available SPF levels, and will take effect nationally. They listed the following aerosol sunscreen products: Aveeno Protect + Refresh, Neutrogena Beach Defense, Neutrogena Invisible Daily Defense, Neutrogena Ultra Sheer, and Neutrogena Cool Dry Sport.

Switch Up Your Sunscreen!

Switch Up Your Sunscreen!

As someone with dark skin, I didn’t even think I could get sunburns. A couple of years ago, after a few days at the beach, I was proven horribly wrong. The embarrassing part: I had sunscreen in my bag the entire time! In the past, I always had access to sunscreen. I was hesitant to use it because of the strange white film that it left on my skin.

Which SPF is right for you?

Which SPF is right for you?

Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is a critical step in your skin care routine and instrumental in keeping a healthy and glowing complexation that looks flawless now and for years to come. However, for something that is recommended to be worn every single day, many of them aren’t comfortable to wear layered with makeup or aren’t sufficiently protective.

Finding the Perfect Protectant: Sunscreen Edition

Finding the Perfect Protectant: Sunscreen Edition

On a hot summer day, the beach or the pool is always an ideal location to keep cool and have fun. But with the sunlight beating down, it’s important to be wearing the correct brand of sunscreen to not only shield your skin from the dangerous UV rays but not damage your skin and clog […]

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