Thursday, July 29

Tag: Sunscreens

I've Tried Hundreds of Sunscreens, But This New SPF Is Hands Down My Favourite
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I've Tried Hundreds of Sunscreens, But This New SPF Is Hands Down My Favourite

While I think that the importance of wearing SPF is pretty universally known by now, it doesn't take away from the fact that a lot of people still avoid using it on a daily basis. It might well be the only product that actually protects our skin from sun damage—including the resulting pigmentation, dryness, fine lines and potentially something worse—but I'll admit that it's hardly the most luxurious of skincare products to use. In fact, some are downright horrible to wear. While I now wear sunscreen religiously every single day (I've heard too many horror stories from dermatologists to skip it), I actually avoided it entirely for years for fear that the traditionally thick and greasy SPFs would clog my pores and exacerbate my breakouts. However, facial sunscreens have come on leaps and ...
The best facial sunscreens just in time for summer
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The best facial sunscreens just in time for summer

Sorry, but that ‘sunscreen leaves my face sweaty’ excuse isn’t going to cut it anymore. The best facial sunscreens are so good, you can apply them with abandon and still look bloody fabulous.  Need further convincing? If unwanted wrinkles are your concern, a little more motivation for wearing facial sunscreen may be that dermatologists rate it as the best anti-ageing product you can buy. Why? Because only 20 per cent of the way you age is down to genetics. The rest is the result of environmental damage from the sun and pollution. ‘Suncream not only prevents future ageing but improves existing wrinkles and skin pigmentation,’ explains dermatologist Dr Sam Bunting. ‘This is because when you free skin up from the distraction of needing to protect itself from UV rays, it gets down to the bu...
13 Holy-Grail Sunscreens That Won't Break You Out
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13 Holy-Grail Sunscreens That Won't Break You Out

Using skincare as a mode of self-care is one of the biggest skincare trends of 2021 so far, with decadent textures, spa-like aromas and luxurious packaging emerging high on all of our wish lists when it comes to investing in new beauty products. In fact, entire brands have launched this year with the sole aim of encouraging us to embrace skincare as a ritual rather than something to be rushed through. Case in point: Alicia Keys's new beauty brand, Keys Soulcare.However, there's no getting away from the fact that there are certain products and ingredients that our skin actually needs to stay healthy regardless of how pampering they may or may not feel. There's one, in particular, that comes up time and again when I speak to skin experts: SPF.Sun damage is one of the major contributors to...