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Natural Sunscreen Review, Part 2

A continuation of Part 1. Yes to Cucumbers Lotion   Woo Hoo Factors Contains organic and sustainably grown ingredients UVA/UVB broad-spectrum protection Titanium dioxide 6.2% and zinc oxide 11% Cucumbers, green Tea and aloe (“soothing,” “cooling,” anti-oxidant) Non-invasive formula, hypoallergenic Non-comedogenic (non-acne forming), thus meant for body AND face Non-staining, washes out of clothing Free […]

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June

I thought it apropos to test a product called June during the month of June. The June UV bracelet is something that tech types refer to as a “wearable.” Like a smartwatch or a fitness tracker, June provides tracking information to its wearer. Unlike its predecessors, June broke from the wearable tech’s clunky stigma. It […]

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Natural Sunscreen Review, Part 1

In connection with my recent series, Natural vs. Chemical Sunscreen, I tested five popular, over-the-counter, natural sunscreens on the market. I wore each one for at least an hour, and at least half of that time involved vigorous exercise and/or water immersion. Our Beef with Sunscreen: A Sensory Issue One of the primary, perhaps the […]

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The Modern Man’s Skin: A Work of Art

Aside from hygiene products – Axe and Old Spice immediately come to mind – skincare manufacturing and marketing seldom seem to target men. There is not a total lack of male-specific product manufacturing; companies like Kiehl’s and Dermatologica have men’s skincare lines that focus on anti-aging and hydration. But relative to the myriad anti-aging products made and advertised for […]

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