Browsing All posts tagged under »sunscreen«

Laszlo Blue: Firmarine SPF 30

March 29, 2012

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I’ve been searching for a daytime cream (with a minimum SPF of 30) for some time now and I’m absolutely in love with Laszlo Blue’s Firmarine  SPF 30! “This firming cream is a breakthrough skincare treatment that strengthens and nourishes the skin with its powerful ingredients. Its beneficial main ingredient, Spirulina Maxima, is a sustainable […]

Hello Sunshine. Goodbye Shine.

November 14, 2011

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This post is in response to a question I received to the PA+++ vs SPF post. Question: “Can you recommend a sunscreen that won’t leave my face looking greasy? most of the time sunscreen tends to make me look shiny…especially when i apply it with foundation.”  (thank you fellow blogger and friend herimajination for the […]

Winter Must Haves

November 7, 2011

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As the weather gets colder, here are a few things that are my must haves. 1. Bounce Strange that this is #1 on my list, but I really don’t like having static in my hair. During the cold season, it’s inevitable to get static-y hair and shock yourself when you reach for door handles (Ugh). […]

PA+++ vs SPF?

November 1, 2011

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In response to the ABCs of SPF… I’ve been asked the difference between SPF and PA+, PA++ and PA+++ (typically indicated below the SPF rating, as seen in picture above). The PA rating system is used to indicate the UVA protection. The PA rating system ranges from +(least) to +++(most). There is no UVA protection […]

ABC’s of UVA, UVB, and SPF!

October 9, 2011

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What’s the most important part of my daily skin care routine? SUNSCREEN! Why is it important? Sunscreen helps protect our skin against UVA and UVB rays. These rays can cause premature aging, skin cancer, and other ugly skin damage. Don’t quote me on this, but I once heard that the sun’s harmful rays are responsible […]