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    How To Reapply Sunscreen While Wearing Makeup

    I know what you’re here for. You want me to tell you which sunscreen you can apply over a full face of makeup without messing anything up. Tough luck: that sunscreen doesn’t exist. Yet. Touching up your sunscreen means compromising on something: you either reapply your morning sunscreen and redo your makeup or you leave […]

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    Does Higher SPF Provide Better Sun Protection?

    Have you heard? The FDA wants to ban sunscreens with an SPF higher than 50+. WTH? They believe a high SPF creates a false sense of security. You believe it gives you better protection so you don’t apply as much or retouch it as often. It’s kinda true, isn’t it? Yet new studies show that […]

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    Is Your Foundation Application Messing With Your Sunscreen?

    Is your foundation application messing up your sunscreen? I was guilty of this for years. I’d put on my sunscreen and then go in with foundation straight away, rubbing the colour evenly all over my skin until every little flaw disappeared. Little did I know that as I was blending in the colour, I was […]

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    Can You Use Your Child’s Sunscreen?

    Are you buying two bottles of sunscreen, one for you and one for your children? Stop. You’re just paying money twice for the SAME thing. “But, Gio,” I hear you ask, “children’s skin is way more delicate than mine. Surely, they need their own sunscreen?” Yes and no. It’s true that some UV filters aren’t […]

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    Should You Apply Moisturizer Or Sunscreen First?

    EDIT: This post was edited with the latest scientific information on 21/07/2017. Should you apply moisturizer or sunscreen first? That’s the chicken and egg question of skincare. Everyone you ask seems to have a different answer. “Sunscreen always goes last.” “Nope, it depends on what type of sunscreen you use.” “Just put it on whenever, […]

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    Your Most Asked Questions About Sunscreen, Answered!

    I’m not going to tell you to use sunscreen every day. I know you know it. But, are you doing it right? I often hear my friends proudly say they only applied a thin layer or mixed their sunscreen with lotion. It makes me want to scream. They have no idea, but they’ve just made […]