It's Still Hot Outside: 21 Products to Help You Beat the Heat

Grr! It’s hot out! Aside from staying in the shower all day, what can you do to beat the heat, stay cool and feel like you’re not going to melt?...more
Love the list! There's nothing like a fresh and crisp scent to instantly help deal with the ...more

How to be sunscreen saavy!

Without a doubt, the question that I am asked most often about natural skin care is about what kind of sunscreen I use on myself and my daughter.   This is a bit of a controversial subject, as there are many big, well-known companies using all sorts of chemicals in their products.  With the increase of skin cancer, sun protection is more important than ever, but at what expense given the chemicals in sunscreen?...more

Natural Sunscreen - Why Mineral is Better!

I have pale skin, it is my lot in life, it is my heritage, it is me! My husband and son are lucky enough to benefit from their Native American Heritage and have a lovely skin tone.  I on the other hand, freckle, age and burn! ...more

Stay Safe in the Sun this Summer

While summer brings to mind beaches, bikinis and dark tans, with the devastating rise in the skin cancer numbers, that golden tan is becoming much less desirable. Not to mention the WRINKLES from squinting and unsightly age spots caused by those damaging rays. The myth is that those blessed with beautifully darker skin shades don’t need to worry. The fact is that everyone is at risk and should be thinking about how to stay safe in the sun - and the YOUNGER, the better....more

SPF 100 is a Joke

Have you noticed lately that you can easily find sunscreens with a SPF of 50, 70, or even 100?  Have you wondered if those sunscreens protect you better than ones that have a SPF of 30?  Actually you should think twice before using a sunscreen with an SPF higher than 30.  ...more

Sun Protection for Your Lips

Back in February I wrote a post ab...more

I got a Skin Cancer Screening - Here are all the Details

    PLUS –  a few things I learned about sunscreen during my visit to the dermatologist: I do th...more

Why You Need Your Sunscreen

When I saw this article – For Boomers, Sunblocks Come Late -  in ...more

Nanoparticles in Sunscreens - Do You Need to Worry?

When it comes to skincare advice a few sources of information consistently upset me.  One is all the misinformation on the web about skincare (one of the reasons I started this blog was to “combat” all that misinformation) and the other is the so-called skincare advice found in glossy fashion magazines.  Now I love fashion mag...more

Shop and Help A Great Cause Too

Sephora and The Skin Cancer Foundation have teamed up once again to sell a ...more