"I think the biggest misconception with SPF, in particular, is that Black people don’t need it. And as a woman of color, I am here to say that’s a lie," Rihanna tells Yahoo Entertainment.
Dermatologists agree that wearing sunscreen every single day is non-negotiable, and this hydrating, lightweight formula is a true standout among the rest.
"Being in this industry for so many years, you build a character and can kind of hide behind that shield," said Paris Hilton.
This year, the Environmental Working Group rated close to 1,500 sunscreens, nearly twice the number included in last year’s guide.
“The best approach when shopping is to look for a sunscreen that’s mineral-based in zinc-oxide (which contains zero nanoparticles) or a sunscreen that uses natural antioxidant ingredients like pomegranate, elderberry, astaxanthin or vitamin C,” she suggests. “Use the same degree of judgement you’d use when selecting a lotion, avoiding the ’dirty dozen’ cosmetic chemicals like parabens and parfum.” ALSO SEE: 10 sunscreen myths debunked But what if I’ve been using the same generic sunscreen for years? Ouimet warns that conventional sunscreens often contain chemicals that are questionable in their safety.
A new blow-up slide sprays SPF 50 as you go down it, instantly protecting your skin from sunburn. All we want to know is, where can we get our hands on one?
Around two years ago, a group of scientists were talking about creating an SPF that you could drink, which would help create a defense against sun damage from the inside out. The sun protection potion comes by way of Osmosis Pur Medical Skincare, a company out of Colorado that specializes in drinkable beauty products.
We love summer. Heading to the beach, lounging by the pool or just spending endless hours basking in the warm breeze. After a long Canadian winter, summer is all about spending time outside. But all of that fresh air (and sun) can often lead to sunburns.
A new study has found that applying sunscreen with SPF 30 significantly reduces the risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Researchers at Yale have developed a non-mineral sunscreen that doesn’t penetrate the skin. Dermatologists, beauty editors, and mothers around the world all recommend wearing sunscreen as their number one beauty tip, but recently, we’ve discovered that not all sunscreens are created equal: In our pursuit to avoid damage, some studies claim that ingredients in chemical sunscreens can seep into our skin and possibly enter our bloodstream. Consequently, frequent and consistent applications of these everyday sunscreens have been linked with hormonal side effects and possibly certain kinds of skin cancer.
As someone with a genetic predisposition to dark circles, I’ve been using eye cream since my teens. My mom, a makeup minimalist, had a cooling gel eye cream from the Body Shop I stole swipes of in middle school and was hooked ever since, using it morning and night. As a fair-skinned female, I’ve also had an obsession with sunscreen, but I had yet to find a great eye cream with SPF in it — or a designated eye sunscreen for summer. Now in my 30s and noticing the crinkles destined to become crow’s feet, I made this quest a priority and found nine formulas to suit a variety of needs, skintones, and seasons. Here are my top picks.
Get transported to the tropics even if you’re laying out by a kiddie pool in the backyard with yummy scents like banana, coconut, mango, pomegranate, and key lime. Sun Bum Scented Lip Balm Broad Spectrum SPF 30+ ($4)Source: Yahoo Magazines PYC
Now that you’ve got your face SPF covered, it’s time to tackle the rest of your body. If you’re planning to spend a little extra time outdoors this weekend (and in the coming months) you need a good sunscreen.Source: Yahoo Magazines PYC