Sunscreens, Spring 2014 Newsletter

Sun protection is the number one anti-aging ingredient in skincare. Helping to protect the skin from the harmful effects of UVA/UVB rays.The sun poses the danger of sunburn, which can permanently damage the skin and cause skin cancer as well as premature wrinkling and signs of aging. We all start with beautiful, firm and bright skin, without blemishes, marks or wrinkles. Age can take a toll, but it is the daily ultraviolet light that causes most of the changes, for example compare your upper inner arm skin to the back of your hand, forearm, or neck. Using the right sunscreen for your skin type can make all of the difference between loving and hating your sunscreen. This guide will help you choose the perfect sunscreen based on your skin type and sensitivities! Sensitive Skinfo® Pure Protection SPF 30($37) This chemical free sunscreen is designed for skin types who cannot tolerate any of the chemical ingredients in sunscreens. It contains 17% zinc oxide, which reflects UVA and UVB rays from absorbing into the skin. This is the highest percentage of zinc in our store, and it is recommended for anyone with a history of skin cancer or melasma

Oily EltaMD® UV Clear SPF 46 ($31) This is a fabulous oil-free sunscreen if you have more oily/acne prone skin. This sunscreen contains niacinamide to help reduce the appearance of blemishes, redness, and discoloration. It has an extremely lightweight texture and is water resistant.

Dry Revision® Intellishade® Original SPF 45 ($55) This tinted moisturizer combined with SPF has glycerin to hydrate dry skin types. This elegant cream has a light tint that gives your skin a radiant glow, that doesn’t even feel like you’re wearing sunscreen! Another choice would be skinfo® Vital Tea Protect SPF 50+ ($45). This highly moisturizing sunscreen also has green tea polyphenols, so you get your antioxidant and sunscreen in one. Anti-Aging NEOCUTIS JOURNÉE SPF 30 ($130) This is an all in one product that has everything you need and more! Journee contains growth factors to repair and rebuild collagen, hyaluronic acid to bind moisture to the skin and zinc to protect you from the sun. In addition it is sheer and tinted with a green tea antioxidant blend that helps the skin protect against free radical damage throughout the day. Last but not least, it contains a 7.3% zinc content to protect your skin from UVA/UVB rays. Dr. Taub uses it every day on her face, neck décolleté and hands. *All prices are subject to change.  Please refer to product page for product pricing.

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