Posts tagged "sunscreen"

10 Spots You Forget To Put Sunscreen, Ranked By How Much You’ll Hate Yourself When It Burns

Summer may be drawing to a close, but there’s still plenty of time left for the sun to burn evil, wrathful holes through the top layer of your skin. Anyone who’s had a shitty sunburn can tell you how much it sucks, but some body parts definitely get it worse than others. Here are the…

By: The Gloss / September 2, 2014

Solve Chapped Lips Like A Surf Pro

I tried surfing once. It didn’t end so well — I lost the surf board and almost slammed up against a bunch of rocks. Still, there’s something totally dreamy about surf culture — and especially surfer girls, who are totally badass, and strong and basically live in the ocean. And that’s why I’m really excited…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 17, 2012

This Is Your Face On Sun

You’d think the picture of this 69-year-old man had somehow been digitally altered, but no. This is an actual guy, who shows signs of extreme aging and sun damage on one side of his face. That’s because he spent 28 years as a truck driver, exposing the left side of his face to the su…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 3, 2012

Makeup Bag: 10 Skin-Saving Sunscreens For The Face

I hate wearing sunscreen, which is particularly unfortunate when you consider that I have the whitest, most translucent, most easily burnt skin this side of hole in the ozone layer. I rarely sunbathe, given that as a mole creature I shrivel when exposed to sunlight, but I will admit to a few incidents when I…

By: Rachel Krause / March 22, 2012

Wine Is A Natural Sunscreen?!

#320 on the list of things I’m thankful for: studies on the benefits of wine. The latest cause for popping a cork: it’s liquid sunscreen. Researchers at the University of Barcelona have discovered that grapes have the power to protect your skin from UV rays, the cause of sun-related skin cancers, premature aging and temporary…

By: Yahoo! Shine / August 7, 2011

An Open Letter To Spray-On Sunscreen

Dear Spray-On Sunscreen,

Can you believe it? Summer has finally arrived! Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the temps reached the 80s, the sun was shining bright and full, and I spent the daylight hours worshipping in its glory. Because I am serious about protecting my precious skin from harmful UV rays,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 31, 2011

Beat The Burn: 5 Tips To Save Your Skin This Memorial Day Weekend

With temperatures expected to reach their highest yet this Memorial Day weekend, you may have plans to soak up the sun. So StyleList tapped Dr. Robin Schaffran, board-certified dermatologist and creator of Dr. Robin for Kids sunscreen, for five simple tips to help you beat the burn.

1. Apply sunscreen liberally 20 minutes before

By: StyleList Home / May 28, 2011

Gisele Thinks Sunscreen Is Poison

“I cannot put this poison on my skin. I do not use anything synthetic.”– Gisele Bundchen says she refuses to use an SPF when she’s out in the sun because she believes the chemicals that block out the sun’s UV rays are toxic. Instead, she only spends time in the sun before 8 a.m. whe…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 4, 2011

Zinka Sunblock Is Back And Blinding You With Neon

The latest in retro fashion statements? Slathering streaks of colored sunblock on your nose or cheeks with Zinka products. The gnarly sun protection brand has been popular with surfers for over 20 years, and re-entering the mainstream. Ironic? Awesome? Hilarious? Oh, pipe down hipsters. We see you rolling your eyes while simultaneously applying a stripe…

By: Leonora Epstein / July 7, 2010

Why You Should Be Using European Sunscreen

Oh, Europe: Land of health care, sexy accents, and skinny people. Another thing they’ve got going for them that we don’t? Superior sunscreen. Apparently, many sun protection products sold in the United States only guard the skin from ultraviolet B rays (UVB). When you’re browsing lotions for a high SPF, do you actually know what…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 24, 2010

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

Will Ferrell’s Sunscreen Line Is No Joke

Only Will Ferrell could, erm, make cancer funny? A comedian knows that sometimes you have to laugh in the face of life’s challenges. Perhaps that’s why he launched his own hilarious sunscreen line for a charity called Cancer For College, which donates funds to students suffering from cancer (who often can’t attend school because the…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 11, 2009

Will Ferrel…Sunscreen?

It’s somewhat expected that a celebrity might come out with a line of clothing or other branded product, but in this case we were happily surprised. Will Ferrell is launching a line of sunscreen to raise money for College’s Willpowered Scholarship Fund, which gives college funds to cancer survivors. You can get yourself a beach…

By: Deborah Findling / July 6, 2009

Weird And Wacky Ways To Get Your Daily SPF

I know that you know that you are supposed to wear sunscreen, and yet, I have the sneaking suspicion that you occasionally “forget” the SPF. I am going to skip the lecture because you have already heard it and from better authorities than me. But I am going to tell you about four fun and…

By: Ali Jawin / May 27, 2009

Crave: Sephora Sun Safety Kit

Reason #238 why growing up sucks: no more goody bags at birthday parties. Remember the glee attached to a sudden abundance of loot? Why not treat yourself with Sephora’s new Sun Safety Kit, which comes with 13 mini-products for you to play with. The bag includes some of our good-for-your-skin favorites like Clarins SPF 40,…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 14, 2009

Four Things You Absolutely Don’t Need For Summer

Summer is the most fun and carefree of all seasons, but let’s not get too carried away here, people. You’re already going to be spending your diñero on breezy cocktails, concerts, and maybe a mini-break or two, so save your money by skipping on these overpriced trinkets.

By: Leonora Epstein / May 10, 2009

Skin Cancer: Tanorexia Takes Its Toll

Summer is all about showing some skin while you’re having fun in the sun and tanning goes with the territory. Sadly, as well know, getting that bronze glow can also be life threatening. While fat roll tan lines, raccoon eyes from your sunglasses, or even the dreaded Oompa Loompa-like burn are cause for concern i…

By: Simcha / July 14, 2008

Lotion Up With Sunscreen That Works

An environmental research and advocacy group tested a bunch of sunscreens and found that many don’t protect as well as you’d think. See, right now the FDA doesn’t require companies to test or label their products for protection against UVA radiation. I didn’t know this, especially since many sunscreens say they protect against both UVB…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 3, 2008

Get Scared Into Aging Well

If you smoke, drink a little too much, or don’t wear sunscreen, you’re going to have a few more wrinkles than you would otherwise. But you knew that because you’ve heard it a million times. What you need is a time machine that will take you into the future and show you what a hot…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 21, 2008