Introducing The Best Sunscreen Yet: Tinosorb!

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For all of you out there who love a good sunscreen as much as I do, there is new hope:  Tinosorb (bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine).  Unlike some other sunscreens, Tinosorb is highly photostable, retaining its levels of UV protection even after exposure to UV rays.  Yet, the best part of Tinosorb is that it is the Read more »

The 5 Biggest Summer Skin Care Myths — Debunked!

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Image source: Ifccenter.com 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, Read more »

*Recommended: Sun Protective Clothing from Alex and Me Co., Solar Eclipse, and MaxOUT Swimwear Co.

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It can’t be said enough: the primary environmental factor that causes human skin aging is the sun. And even if you’re not concerned about aging now, consider this: sun exposure is cumulative over time. The skin doesn’t forget how much sun you’ve gotten, and it shows. So why sun-protective clothing and not just sunscreen? According Read more »

How Can You Best Protect Your Skin from the Sun? Your Child's?

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What Are the Different Types of Sunscreen? As described by Dr. Leslie Baumann in Cosmetic Dermatology, there are two different categories of sunscreens: physical sunscreens, which scatter or reflect UV radiation, and chemical sunscreens, which absorb UV radiation and then dissipate the radiation as either heat or light, usually of longer wavelength that does not Read more »