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Why I Never Ever Use a Self-Tanner

That’s never ever, like Taylor Swift would say. Never ever. Most self-tanners work by using dihydroxyacetone (DHA) as the main ingredient. Unfortunately, according to the respected journal Spectrochimica Acta, DHA in sunless tanners can increase free radicals by 180% upon getting sun exposure in the first 24 hours after application. Free radicals are responsible for oxidative damage […]

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The 5 Biggest Summer Skin Care Myths — Debunked!

Image source: There are certain rumors about skin care that sound so logical, people assume they must be true.  Unfortunately, sometimes the right answer is the one that combats common sense!  Here are five of the most common myths about summer skin care I have recently heard: 1.  SPF 100 means 100% protection. Errrt, […]