Now’s the time to lay it all out on the table. When it comes to skincare what’s your sin? Are you skimping on sunscreen? Are you
overexfoliating? Are you forgetting to wash off your makeup more than every once in awhile? When it comes to skincare where can you do better? Continue reading What’s Your Skincare Sin? #BuryMeMondays
Lack of Consistency
Some products and regimens take weeks to work and the waiting game sucks. You may have to do it though. So using/doing it here or there when it says do it several times a week isn’t going to help you in the long run. On the flipside, don’t let this be a license to go extra hard. The key is being consistent, not overdoing it.
Continue reading 5 Reasons Your Skincare Isn’t Working
So let’s dead this. You need sunscreen everyday. EVERYDAY. Indoors, outdoors, while working in an office, at a counter, handing out flyers, whatever. Put it on. Reapply as needed and be active in preventing skin cancer and excessive aging of your skin.
Now, maybe you’re wondering where this is coming from.
Today, The Cut put out an interview with Salma Hayek about her new CVS beauty line, Nuance Salma Hayek. In the article she talks about how she feels about beauty, her morning routine, and her products. All dope until she says “I am completely against SPF. Completely.” When probed why she goes on to say “90% of the time, you don’t need it because you are working in an office indoors.” We’re not going to get into the fact that many of us don’t work in an office or that statistics like that are generally made up. Perhaps she’s speaking solely about herself but even if she is this misleading information for the consumer. Continue reading You Need SPF. Everyday.
A couple of weeks ago
Aprill of Glitter Gloss Garbage tweeted some brown girl friendly sunscreen options. I was running low on my usual so I decided to give one of her rec’s, Cetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Moisturizer, a shot.
Cetaphil Oil Control Moisturizer SPF 30
Continue reading Quick Take: Cetaphil Derma Control Oil Control Moisturizer
What makes us not wear sunscreen? We forget. It may smell funny. Not to mention that if you have dark skin it can leave a white cast. So we tell ourselves it’s cloudy outside. We believe the temperature is an indication of the sunrays’ intensity.
We say we’re covered up and not walking around outside all day so it’s okay. However, the truth is unless you’re in a windowless room 24 hours a day there’s a chance you’re getting sun exposure and need to be protected. That’s where SuperGoop! Sun-Defying Sunscreen Oil comes in. Continue reading Don't Skip SPF: @Supergoop! Sun-Defying Sunscreen Oil