Taking one of these? Might be time to rethink a daily SPF. By now, everyone knows they should wear sunscreen while outdoors. For every day use, a lightweight-moisturizing SPF or mineral makeup with SPF is perfectly acceptable. Yet, many still ignore this sage advice. Whether you are getting incidental sun exposure during your weekday commute, […]
Sun and Wind
How do I correctly apply SPF?
Ready to apply your sunscreen? If you’re spending the day outdoors, apply your SPF while you are butt naked in the privacy of your bathroom (of course!) Lather up and reapply as needed to exposed areas. Adults need about 1 ounce per limb (1 shot glass) to achieve the SPF value attributed to the label. […]
What SPF should I use? SPF 30, SPF 50 or SPF100?
Is SPF 100 better than SPF 30? SPF values are misleading. Higher SPF doesn’t mean you can go longer between application. Many people assume that wearing a higher SPF means stronger protection and more time between reapplications; therefore, higher SPF users tend to reapply less frequently than those who wear a lower SPF. Higher SPF […]
What is the difference between Physical & Chemical SPF?
As summer quickly approaches and we begin spending more time outdoors, I thought this would be a good time to address ALL-THINGS related to sunscreen. With so many products available, it’s confusing for consumers to know which type of sunscreen product to use, how much SPF to apply, and how often you should re-apply. What […]