The Best Sunscreens for Hair

I’ve written a lot about sunscreens in the past, and but somehow there is a sunscreen topic I have never covered. How should you protect your hair from the sun? Is it good to just use a regular sunscreen in your hair or are there special sunscreens for hair? Yes, you should definitely be protecting your hair from UV rays every time you go out in the sun, especially if you color your hair! UV…

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Pregnancy Safe Sunscreens

One of the hardest to find products in pregnancy safe skincare is sunscreen. Today I’m sharing the results of an exhaustive search for pregnancy safe sunscreens. All of these sunscreens are physical sunscreens, with Zinc Oxide and/or Titanium Dioxide. Learn more about full spectrum UV coverage here. Note, I have not tried all of these products. Once I started finding products that were full spectrum and pregnancy safe, I decided I would just list every…

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Pregnancy Safe Facial Sunscreens, BB and CC Creams

One of the major issues I’ve been having in discussing pregnancy safe skincare is sunscreen. I feel like I tell everyone that emails me that their sunscreen is not safe, and they need to find a pregnancy safe sunscreen, and I’m sorry but I don’t have one to recommend. All of the sunscreens I used when I was pregnant have been reformulated and I can no longer recommend them. I try to not recommend any…

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How to Correctly Apply Sunscreen

Sure, you have probably been “just fine” slathering on your sunscreen at the beach. But did you notice big spots that you missed later, or maybe you got sunburned? There is actually a correct way to apply sunscreen, and it will result in better protection for your skin. How Much Sunscreen Should You Use? How much product to use when you apply sunscreen really is a result of SPF testing. There is an internationally agreed…

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Why Full Spectrum Sunscreen is Better Than Broad Spectrum

If you have read many of my sunscreen posts, you’ve likely noticed that I make a big distinction between broad spectrum and full spectrum sunscreen. But, you can’t go to the store and look for “full spectrum sunscreen”. Because I made that term up.** Why full spectrum rather than broad spectrum UV coverage? When the FDA changed sunscreen labels, they cracked down on those companies that claim their product is broad spectrum, which didn’t actually…

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