Homemade Sunscreen Doesn’t Work (So Don’t DIY)

Homemade sunscreen doesn't work

There’s been a disturbing trend in the natural health sphere for a while now and I think it’s time to talk about it. Natural health bloggers (see Wellness Mama and Pronounce Skincare, for example) have been spreading the word about their amazing homemade sunscreens. They make all sorts of claims about the dangers of store-bought … Read more Homemade Sunscreen Doesn’t Work (So Don’t DIY)

This is How Much Sunscreen to Put on Your Face

Are you applying enough sunscreen?

In case you somehow haven’t heard yet, SPF is the formal measurement of how much UV protection a sunscreen can offer you. Well, that’s at least in theory what you’re getting. Did you know that there’s actually a certain amount you need to put on to get that SPF? Otherwise, you aren’t nearly getting the … Read more This is How Much Sunscreen to Put on Your Face

Missha All-Around Safe Block Essence Sun Milk Review

Missha All-Around Safe Block Essence Sun Milk review

As you may know I’ve been using my holy grail fragrance-free Sunplay Superblock for coming up to 1.5 years now, and I love it. But it has its flaws. Namely the telltale white cast of zinc oxide and the slippery, siliconey, greasy feeling and shine it can leave behind. I sometimes reach for Biore UV Perfect … Read more Missha All-Around Safe Block Essence Sun Milk Review

Fading Freckles and Pigmentation: Three Effective Ingredients

Fade your freckles and pigmentation

Dullness and uneven skin tone can affect anyone – whether you’re a 20-something sun bunny, an avid outdoor sportsman or a middle-age new mum. It’s unlikely you’ll live out your life totally escaping its influence in one way or another. The causes of these seemingly varied issues with different names – freckles, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (aka. … Read more Fading Freckles and Pigmentation: Three Effective Ingredients