Posts tagged "summer skincare"

The New Catch-22: Can Sunscreen Give You Skin Cancer?

Great. Just as we had stocked up on all the necessary sun protection supplies for the season, we hear this incredibly disturbing news. An environmental organization claims that "almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spread skin cancer because they contain vitami…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 25, 2010

How To Ward Off Dry Skin This Summer

If your hometown's having the same nice, sunny weather we've been experiencing in New York City, you're probably browning a bit and noticing a layer of dead skin dulling your complexion. Sadly, though the type of dryness changes, skin dehydration doesn't disappear when humidity enters the picture. But because a lot of people don't realize…

By: Lily Q / May 17, 2010

Do You Flaunt Your Freckles Or Cover Them Up?

With the summer sun comes freckles that hid themselves all winter. Personally, I like it. But I've got a few friends who get pretty hardcore about trying to cover them up. Where do you stand? To freckle or not to freckle? And if you're covering them up, what's the best way to do it? [Fashion

By: Lily Q / May 6, 2010