SPF Meaning: Learn About the Different Types of Sunscreens

SPF Meaning Learn About the Different Types of Sunscreens.

If you become confused when you go shopping for sunscreen, you’re not alone. There are so many sun care products to choose from these days. How are you supposed to make sense of so many product claims and ingredient lists? You may not even understand the SPF meaning and the different types of sunscreens that […]

Why Drinking Tea May Help Prevent and Manage Type 2 Diabetes

Why Drinking Tea May Help Prevent and Manage Type 2 Diabetes.

Coffee and tea are favorite beverages of many people. They can also reduce your risk of certain diseases and boost your metabolism. Now, you have even more of a reason to love your morning cup of Joe or tea. Studies have shown that drinking beverages can help women with diabetes to live longer. Scientists in […]

Are Tanning Lotions Safe?

Are Tanning Lotions Safe

The tanning products mostly contain the active ingredient dihydroxyacetone (DHA). This is a color additive that darkens your skin. It is the only such ingredient that is permitted to be used by Drug Administration and US Food. For many years, DHA has been available for use in cosmetics. Dermatologist, say that this approach of achieving […]

9 Wrinkle Causing Habits You Should Avoid

9 Wrinkle Causing Habits You Should Avoid When you look into the mirror each morning, you may see radiating skin and a healthy glow. You apply your makeup with ease, and your foundation goes on seamlessly. The thought of wrinkles has never even entered your mind. Therefore, you engage in bad habits that contribute to […]

How To Select The Best Sunscreen For The Summer Of 2015

How To Select The Best Sunscreen For The Summer Of 2015 Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed of all cancers. The most prevalent reason for developing this condition is exposure to the sun without protecting the skin from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. A statistic that shocks many people is the difference in amount of […]

Choosing the Best Sunscreen! Which SPF is Right for You?

Choosing the Best Sunscreen! Which SPF is Right for You? Sunscreen is one of the most needed cosmetic products one should have with them as it helps prevent the sun’s ultraviolet radiation from reaching the skin. SPF stands for sun protection factor and is the measure of a sunscreen’s ability to prevent UVB from damaging […]

Sun and Acne: 8 Myths That May Ruin Your Skin

By: Dr. Agnes Olszewski Are you one of those people that believe if you lay out on the beach all day long, your acne will dry out? Or that if you lather on any type of sunscreen in the morning, it will last all day? These thoughts seem logical, but unfortunately, they’re incorrect. Learning about […]

Which Sunscreen is Best For You?

Do you know that the type of sunscreen you choose affects you? It should be tailored to your daily routine and typical sun exposure, there are many available products for every type of skin or situation. Limited exposure Choose a mineral powder with titanium dioxide, which physically blocks UV rays for instant protection without the hassle […]

Sunscreen Starting People On Fire!

Banana Boat has recalled some of its spray on products after reports that some people are catching on fire after using the lotion.  The recall includes UltraMist Sport, UltraMist Ultra Defense, and UltraMist Kids. A company spokesman states there have been reports of five people catching on fire from the product, four in the U.S. […]

DIY Beauty Products

DIY Beauty Products, How to Avoid Chemicals in Makeup: Cosmetics contain dozens of chemicals that are not completely “safe” for us. From sunscreens to lipsticks you can find harmful ingredients and unfortunately, regulations are not enough in this category, especially in the United States. For example, 1 in 3 brands of red lipstick tested by […]

Don’t Get Burned!

The fact is that many expensive sunscreens are not as effective as some cheap competitors. This amazing infographic is a useful guide in choosing the best sunscreen for these sunny days.    

Worst Tanning Fails

Worst Tanning Fails As summer approaches many of us go to beautiful beaches to grab a piece of sun and have a tan. Look at some cases of failed tanning to see what an extremist can do to his/her body. Extreme tanning increases the risk of skin cancer dramatically. Of course many of these tanning […]

Everything you need to know about sunscreens

As summer time approaches in northern hemisphere, it’s now time to go to the pools, sea or even the parks for enjoying the sunny days. To protect our skin from sunlight we need sunscreens. This infographic answers almost all the questions you may have about sunscreen: What’s UV? What’s SPF? How much sunscreen should we […]