Category Archives: Skin

DIY Deodorant – Use all natural ingredients, most of which are in your pantry!

I have been using the spray deodorant for some months but I’ve found I also want something a bit more solid and portable so I gave this recipe a try. So far I love how moisturizing it is and no … Continue reading

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3 More States Say “Ban The Tan!”

In the summer of 2013 Illinois, Nevada and Texas voted in legislation to restrict access to indoor tanning salons for minors which will take effect this year. According to statistics from the skin cancer foundation in cases of melanoma diagnosed … Continue reading

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Oh Glow You Don’t! – Why You Should Embrace Your Pale Perfection This Season

Whether you sunbath all day at the beach in summer or spend only a few minutes on a sun bed to bring a glow to your skin in winter tanning is harmful to your health. Tanning is  caused by harmful … Continue reading

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SALE Extended! Due to popular demand – Today Only!

Give the gift of protected skin this Christmas with our stylish sun protection accessories. Hurry this is the LAST day! Going on holiday this Christmas? Take your Sunny Sleevez with you!

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Reducing Chemical Use – Make Your Own DIY Deodorant Spray Recipe

I haven’t been overly concerned about the safety of store bought deodorant, but knowing that skin is highly porous and what goes on it, goes through it, I’d rather not add more chemicals to my system. Add to that the … Continue reading

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Waiting to exhale- FDA Bans Loose Powder SPF

Not only should you not rely on your mineral make up for sun protection but it may actually be harmful to your health is the message from the FDA. The problem is that users cannot know if they are applying … Continue reading

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Call the Dermatologist – It’s Time for a Skin Check

Summer officially ended on September 21, although here in LA the temperature is still in the 80s with the UV rating of 8 (UV Index reading of 8 to 10 means very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure) … Continue reading

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‘Ginger Gene’ Discovered!

We are often spotted on holiday cowering underneath paddling-pool sized sun hats having turned ourselves Marcelle Marceau white under layers of suncream. But we flame haired folks can trace our  heritage back to the first intrepid explorers that traveled  from … Continue reading

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When Skin + Bright Red is a Good Thing!

It used to be that when I thought of tomatoes and skin I generally thought of the unattractive pink hue that my skin turns after a small amount of sun exposure. However a German study found that women who ate 40 grams … Continue reading

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Spray Sunscreen – Is It Safe?

Sunscreens that come in a spray can seem like a pretty great idea; you can spray an even layer onto the skin and reach areas that you couldn’t otherwise reach, such as your back. However, when you use a spray … Continue reading

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