Maria Velve

My Favourite Mineral Sunscreen

With the weather warming up, it’s really important to have a good mineral sunscreen that can work well with or without makeup.  Sunscreen like many cosmetic products can be very personal in terms of texture, finish, and smell.  When it comes to mineral sunscreen, the white cast left behind by the zinc oxide and titanium dioxide can scare people off.  For this reason, women spend a lot of time and money trying to find their favourite mineral sunscreen.  A good sunscreen needs to protect you from the sun’s harmful rays but also feel great on your skin. Have a look …

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3 Factors to Consider in Sunscreen Ingredients

When shopping for sunscreen, the #1 goal is to protect our skin and our children’s skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Exposure to UV rays is the main factor that causes skin cells to become cancer cells, so a good sunscreen is a-must for everyone who spends time outdoors in the summer.  Both chemical (aka synthetic and conventional)sunscreen ingredients and mineral (aka physical) ingredients protect from the sun’s harmful rays.  However, did you know that many chemical sunscreen ingredients are harmful because they’re unstable when exposed to sunlight? They also mess with our hormones and offer no other benefit to …