Category Archives: sunscreen

7 Tips on How to Protect and Repair Skin During Winter

Wintertime and the shift to colder weather means more time spent with family, skiing on the mountain, sipping on warm drinks, going to holiday parties and spending more time indoors. According to the authorities on skincare, our aestheticians at SkinSpirit, winter is a great time of year tackle sun damage. It’s also the time of … Read More

How Can I Wear Sunscreen While Avoiding Breaking Out?

We all know how important it is to wear sunscreen. Sunscreen protects the skin from damaging UV rays and helps keep premature aging at bay. That premature aging often appears in the form of fine lines and wrinkles. Whether it’s worn alone or underneath makeup, its important to wear sunscreen on a daily basis. With … Read More

Great Sunscreen Options When You Have to Wear Makeup

There’s no question about it. The one product everyone needs to use everyday in their at-home skincare regimen is sunscreen. Sunscreen is not a one-size-fits-all product. Individual skin types and conditions vary, as does sun exposure levels. If you’re someone who wears makeup throughout the day, you’re going to want an effective sunscreen that wears … Read More

What is the Best Sunscreen for the Face?

With so many different types of sunscreens on the market, how does one know which sunscreen will work for their own skin? When searching for the best sunscreen, it’s best to look for important factors such as broad spectrum protection and SPF. Broad spectrum protection indicates the skin will be protected from both UVA (aging) … Read More

Is There Such A Thing As Waterproof Sunscreen?

A common question we get about sunscreen from clients during the warm, summer months is, “Is there such a thing as a waterproof sunscreen?” The answer is no. Here’s why. The FDA has yet to a successfully test a topical product that can fully protect the skin from damaging UVA and UVB Rays while being … Read More

The ABCs of SPF

One thing you might notice on every bottle of sunscreen is that there's a specific SPF. SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. SPF refers to the amount of protection your skin gets from UVB rays. It's the amount of time your skin can be in the sun before it starts to burn. SPF is also … Read More

Sunscreen Defined – What You Need to Know About Sunscreen

We all know that we should wear sunscreen because it protects our skin from getting those nasty, painful sunburns. Unfortunately, most of us don't realize how important wearing sunscreen on a daily basis really is, even when you aren't on vacation. Here are some facts according to The Skin Cancer Foundation: Skin cancer is the … Read More