Category: Summer Essential SPF Series

Sep 21 2014

Goodbye Summer: Essential SPF Sunscreen Series Roundup

Summer Essential SPF

    With the “official” end of Summer on the horizon, I thought it was time to do a roundup of one of the first Series I started on my blog, the Summer Essential SPF Sunscreen Series. I had envisioned this series to be far more extensive than it ended up being (in other words …

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Aug 19 2014

Origins Plantscription Anti-Aging SPF 25 – Summer Essential SPF

  The Origins Plantscription Anti-Aging SPF 25 cream is a moisturizer/sunscreen hybrid designed to fight the signs of aging and boost moisture levels, delivering a younger-looking, healthy complexion. It is formulated with raspberry stem cells, an ingredient which Origins claims to: help to improve skin firmness, boost moisture levels, and safeguard skin from aging UV damage. It is a …

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Aug 03 2014

Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion SPF 50 (Summer Essential SPF)

Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion

  The Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 50 is marketed as a “highly nourishing sunscreen lotion for the face and body” that claims to be sand- and perspiration-proof, water-resistant (for up to 80 minutes) and PABA free.     According to Shiseido, this super sunscreen contains “Super-Veil 360 for extreme outer protection”.  Apparently, this …

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Jul 23 2014

Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer SPF 30 (Summer Essential SPF)

Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer SPF 30

  Still the height of Summer (well at least in this part of the world), I continue on my SPF/Sunscreen journey. If you guys want some background, check out the Summer Essential SPF Series page under “Special Features” which lays out the inspiration behind these reviews.  Basically, although this series is about “sun safety” and protecting your skin, I …

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Jul 16 2014

It drinks my sweat: Stila Bronzing Beauty Balm SPF 30 (HWB/SPF)

Stila Bronzing Beauty Balm

  The Stila Bronzing Beauty Balm (SPF 30) is another product that I struggled with in terms of whether to place it in the Summer Essential SPF Series or the Hot Weather Beauty Series. Because of its dual purpose, I think I’ll just have to include it in both.   This deluxe sample of the Stila …

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