Beauty

June 27, 2017

Baby Your Skin this Summer with these AVEENO SPF Options


Maybe I’m just a kid at heart, but I swear that there are plenty of elements in sunscreen for the little ones that I desperately need too! I’ve been using  Aveeno’s Baby formula face stick for years and swear by its longevity and efficacy, and just started in on the Aveeno Baby Continuous Protection Sensitive Skin Face Stick Sunscreen SPF 50  (around $10.49) this summer to great results. After a recent visit to the dermatologist who told me that I needed to be extra careful about the existing sun damage on my ears (guilty as charged- I’ve been neglecting them!), I’ve found that this stick is the perfect applicator to reach tiny areas quickly without the mess or the anxiety of getting a glob of sunscreen in my tresses. So I guess working easily around small areas also applies to babies too, right?

I also like that this formula includes 100% naturally sourced sunscreen ingredients, and is a wonderful option for use on the face as it is non-irritating, hypoallergenic, non-greasy and water resistant for up to 80 minutes.  The less fuss and re-application, the better! If you aren’t a fan of the face stick, reap all of the protective and sensitive skin benefits in a liquid lotion version (also $10.49).

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June 21, 2017

8 Natural Lotions Your Body’s Going to LOVE!

The older I get, the more I desire to use natural products. Especially when it comes to anything I put on my skin, the less chemicals or unknown ingredients, the better. I’ve been seeing out items that proudly state they are certified organic, fair trade, and/or free of toxic ingredients. Lotion is one of the items that I’ve been more of stickler for when it comes to keeping it natural, and luckily, there are plenty of options out there, at a nice variety of price points. Today I’m sharing my top eight picks broken into two categories: under $12 and over $12, so that no matter your budget, you can find the perfect natural lotion for you!

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