Posts tagged skincare
The Lowdown on US Sunscreens and Why They Aren't As Effective

When buying sunscreen at the drugstore, SPF and UVB are words we are used to reading. However, few Americans can actually tell us what SPF means when pressed. Before I get into why US sunscreens aren’t covering all the necessary bases when it comes to sun protection, here is some basic terminology.

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Should You Add Coconut Oil to Your Beauty Routine?

There is a new trend of using natural products you can find in your home for your hair and skin. Coconut oil, in particular, is very popular lately. When you consult certain websites, especially ones that have a product to sell, they tout coconut oil like it’s the holy grail. However, when you check with more neutral sources like beauty magazines, they sing a different tune.

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Natural Ways to Keep Skin Healthy & Glowing During the Summer

If you love the sun but hate chemicals, there are some natural ways to make sure your skin stays hydrated and protected. Of course, moderation in the sun is key, but if you're planning on catching some rays on the beach or even spending a few hours at the park, you'll need to protect your skin to keep it healthy and glowing. 

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