The higher the SPF, the better right? Mmm... In theory, SPF 100 should provide the best security. In practice, it still doesn't block all UV rays. In fact, there's no much difference between SPF 30 and SPF 100. But SPF 100 is more dangerous because it makes you feel safe enough to spend more time in the sun wihout topping up your sunscreen. So should you really use sunscreen with SPF 100? Click through to find out. via @Isabelle - Romantic at Heart With Brains
How toxic is your sunscreen? Many ingredients in conventional sunblock are known to mess with your hormones. I have an easy DIY recipe for making your own natural sunscreen! Replace beeswax with candelilla wax.
The 3 Scariest Skincare Chemical: Parabens cause cancer or mimic hormones. Phthalates have been known to cause reproductive and development toxicity. Fragrances are made up of dozens of hidden chemicals that include allergens, asthma triggers a
Key active ingredients found in most US commercially manufactured sunscreens (there are a total of 17 ingredients approved by the FDA for use in sunscreens and sun blocks)
Do you know what your sunscreen contains? Avobenzone, octocrylene, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, mexoryl, tinosorb... There are so many UV filters out there, and not all of them are that good at protecting your skin from UV rays. Click through to learn more about them and figure out if your sunscreen is adequately protecting you.