Happy 4th of July and Don’t Forget the Neutrogena Sunscreen!

  The 4th of July is the kick-off to summer celebrations. Beach days, BBQs and fireworks shows. Whether you’re frolicking in the sand, surf or backyard,  don’t forget: sunscreen is the absolute-must accessory through it all. Yes, even when you are traveling via car. Did you know UVA rays can pass through glass windows and cloudy skies? This makes it all […]

Melanoma Monday and Neutrogena!

  Today, May 5th is Melanoma Monday and NEUTROGENA®  is kicking off the  Choose Skin Health campaign in an effort to raise awareness for skin cancer and prevention. Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, is the most preventable type of cancer but is still on the rise. Go to The Choose Skin Health webpage and find a FREE skin […]

Review: Avene High Protection Tinted Compact SPF 50

Sunscreen is extremely important to me and I use it everyday, however it is an extra step and I’m always looking for shortcuts in my morning routine. Avéne High Protection Tinted Compact has an SPF of 50 ($32) allowing me to skip this extra step. It’s formulated with 100% mineral sunscreen and photo-stable Vitamin E for powerful […]

Makeup Wars: The Best Sunscreens

This week our bloggers at Makeup Wars are focusing on the best sunscreens. Please, please wear sunscreen and save your skin– you won’t regret it. Click on the logos at the end of this post to see what the other bloggers chose as their favorite. Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, we all need […]

Frugal Friday with Neutrogena Sunscreens + a Giveaway!

  May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month so I thought these great Neutrogena products would be a good fit for Frugal Friday. Because I want to help bring awareness, I feel compelled to share with you my story. I grew in Southern California during the “baby oil days”, I’m pretty fair and I’ve had my […]

Shiseido Urban Environment Oil-Free UV Protector SPF 42 PA +++ – Suncreen Superstar!!

Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, we all need to start thinking about sunscreen. You should be using sunscreen year-round. I live in an area with four distinct seasons and we are lucky, we actually get three full months of summer so in the dead of winter I sometimes forget my sunscreen. That said, growing […]

BECCA Mineral SPF Primer Does Double Duty

BECCA has done it again–created a perfect product. It took all of one week for the BECCA Mineral SPF 30 Primer ($42) to reach HG (Holy Grail) status for me. It’s everything I want in a primer: hydrating 100% natural mineral UV barrier provides broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection SPF of 30 oil-free 100% mineral active ingredient (micronised […]