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Mineral Sunscreen For Kids

We have been so lucky with some amazing weather this summer – yes, there’s been summer showers and smoke – but this year I really made it a point to take the kids out and about.  They love it and I find that it helps them eat better and sleep better too!  Plus, most days […]

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Avene Makes The Best Mineral Sunscreen

Mineral sunscreens.  I feel as if they’re all that anyone is talking about right now and they’re definitely not for everyone because a lot of times they include a high concentration of zinc oxide which goes on very white. But then there’s Avene. Avene is a French brand but it’s available easily at Shoppers Drug […]

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Would You Pay $99 For This Moisturizer?

Last year, I wrote about this moisturizer, which is supposed to have all the bells and whistles when it comes to making your skin healthier but it also has sunscreen in it, so that’s primarily what I’m using it for…. Now, I’ve finished two of these moisturizers and to be honest, I’m not sure it’s […]

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Anew Vitale Day Lotion SPF 25

The sunscreen that I’m using on my face right now is this Anew Vitale Day Lotion in SPF 25.  It’s so smooth that the first time I used it on my kids, even they said they liked the cream because of how smooth it felt.  It offers SPF 25 broad spectrum sun protection in a […]

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Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Face and Body Stick

I first wrote about this sunscreen last year, and this year I wanted something portable so I dug it out of my stash and started applying, and guys, this is STILL one of the best sunscreens out there.  It’s light-weight, totally clear, and is easy to apply.  You just smooth it on to arms, legs, […]

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Mineral Sunscreen from Garnier Ombrelle

Ok, so I wrote about Neutrogena’s new mineral sunscreen which should be what we’re all using, but now I’ve come across Garnier Ombrelle’s mineral sunscreen which is tinted!  Truly, I couldn’t ask for anything more, because the main issue with mineral sunscreens is that they don’t dry clear even if they’re supposed to.  You can blend […]

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Is Neutrogena’s New Sheer Zinc Sunscreen What We Should All Be Using?

If you’ve ever used sunscreen for kids, you’ll know that it goes on chalky and white because of the great deal of mineral suncreen ingredients in it.  These are known as physical sunscreens, and they’re used instead of chemical sunscreens because they’re less likely to break down in the sun thus providing better sun protection.  […]

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New Live Clean Face Mineral Sunscreen Lotion

Live Clean has a mineral sunscreen that’s SPF 45, and if you want sunscreen that’s “safe”, with ingredients that are not as harmful to your body, then this is one that you want to check out.  In case you’re wondering, those ingredients are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, which are used in sunscreens but typically […]

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A Great Sunscreen That’s Now SPF 50!

Last year, I wrote about Coppertone’s Clearly Sheer sunscreen, which goes on completely clear, and even has a matte feel to it, making sure that your skin isn’t greasy after you apply it.  This year, Clearly Sheer sunscreen is available in SPF 50, in face, body, and spray formulations.  Truly, the face and body formulas […]

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New Vichy Ideal Sport Ultra-Light Refreshing Lotion SPF 60

New sunscreen technology means that no longer are sunscreens sticky, greasy, or heavy on the skin.  Instead, they’re light and wearable, with the best formulas being suitable on the face or the body. All that is definitely true of Vichy’s new Ideal Sport Ultra-Light Refreshing Lotion in SPF 60.  Formulated to be light and refreshing, […]

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