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Sun Protection, SkinSpirit-Style

Longer days mean more intense sun exposure and more opportunities for building healthy skincare habits. If you're not already practicing daily sun protection, now is a wonderful time to start. In this blog post, get our tips for caring for your skin before, during, and after sun exposure. And learn about IPL, which is Palo … Read More

Sunburn Relief For Every Skin Type

Did you know that exposure to the sun is the number one cause of aging? And if causing premature aging on your skin wasn’t bad enough, The Skin Cancer Foundation states that about 90% of nonmelanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to UV radiation from the sun. SPF is going to be your skin’s … 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