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Sun Protection Can Be Simple + Easy

Protecting yourself from the sun is no joke!  It’s not about vanity.  Wait, ok, it’s about vanity a little and whole lot about preventing skin cancer.  The sun’s UVB and UVA rays are serious and cause serious damage and yes, they can cause skin cancer!  

Some Sun Protection Advice From Our Experts!
Excerpt from “4 Things You Can Do To Prevent Skin Cancer”

Take a stand this May to fight the number one most diagnosed cancer war of them all, skin cancer. Even though it’s the most common cancer in the United States, with over 5 million cases diagnosed each year, there’s still hope. 

Skin cancer is actually one of the most preventable forms of cancer. How so, you ask?  Skin cancer is a cancer you can actually SEE. Step one of your fight, get to know your skin. Look for abnormalities that are growing, changing and are unusual. During May lets all do our part and spread this information, a quick social media share could educate and, quite literally, save a life.  Read Full Article…

Chelse Ausland

Guest Blogger

Sun Protection Can Be Easy 

They say it takes 7 days to break a bad habit and anywhere from 18 – 66 days on average create a new habit.  One of the best habits that I’ve ever gotten into was wearing hats!  With a bald chrome dome – I got into the habit of wearing a hat daily to protect the top of my head, forehead and nose from direct sun exposure.  If I’m wearing a ball cap, I load up SPF on my years to ensure they’re protected.  

Another habit that I got into every day is applying an SPF in the am.  It’s just makes good sense.  We know that daily spf is vital.  If you want a good breakdown on what SPF level you need and what each level (ie… a 15, 30, 50 etc) can do for your skin in terms of protection check out 4 Tips To Preventing Skin Cancer, in this article there are statistics from skincander.org that will help you can use with your spa clients.  

Barry + Jenni’s  5 Habits For Sun Protection

Tinted Mineral SPF 35 - BiON Research Skincare

Jenni is obsessed with this SPF as a form of sun protection. This award winning sun protection product, moisturizes and provides a sheer coverage to maintain your skin’s youth and beauty. It includes titanium dioxide and zinc oxide for excellent physical protection against UVA and UVB rays. It also provides antioxidants and can be used as a daily moisturizer by all skin types. Acneic skin and sensitive skin respond well to Tinted Mineral SPF 35 and it is excellent for the finishing touch at the end of a facial. The minerals used for coloring contain additional titanium dioxide with a blend of 4 FDA approved mineral pigments to provide superior purity of color and saturation. The creamy consistency goes on smoothly and is non-irritating to the eyes. Moisture, color and protection are in one quick step! Available in 3 shades: Light, Medium and Dark.

  • SPF 35 with broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection
  • A physical sun protection with maximum antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic benefits
  • Titanium dioxide and zinc oxide are highly micronized to cover evenly
  • Non-greasy formula without leaving a white cast to the skin
Anti-Aging Formula by Bend Beauty from Alexander's Aesthetics II

Ingest Sun Protection!  Yes, Bend’s Anti-Aging Formula provides clinically proven ingredients working in a synergistic fashion. Bend has leveraged over 10 years of scientific research in this field to develop the first ever broad spectrum antiaging skin care ingestible. Helps in reducing skin sensitivity to UV-induced sunburn, helps improve skin hydration, helps improve roughness and redness (from skin inflammation), Helps improve skin elasticity and firmness and provides antioxidants for skin health.

In a clinical trial, participants who took Anti-Aging Formula daily experienced an 84% average increase in minimal erythema dose (MED), representing the amount of UV radiation required to create a sunburn, compared to baseline after 8 weeks of supplementation.

#WeGotThis Hat From Love2Sugar

Wear  A Hat! It can be “say something” Sun Protection.

Our guest blogger and resident Sugar Mama from Love2Sugar.com, sent us #WeGotThis ball caps to keep our spirits up during the shut down!  We don’t really think she sells them, but it’s a great reminder of 2 things!

1. #WeGotThis – um obvi!

2. Wear a hat daily!

Pressed Mineral Powder - Advanced Mineral Makeup

No Joke – We Both LOVE This Sun Protection.

Annie Mayo, owner of Advanced Mineral has forced me to wear her pressed powder while filming to get rid of my shine!  Jenni also swears by the powders and liquid foundation.

The bonus – it’s minerals – so it’s natural SPF.  In fact, Annie calls it dry sunscreen!

Award Winning Pressed Powder Compact functions as a foundation, powder, concealer and SPF all in one. 100% VEGAN, gluten, fragrance, dye, talc and paraben free. The makeup equivalent of soft-focus lighting, this comfy, cozy medium-to-full coverage formula has a hidden agenda: It hides what you want to hide in a decidedly you-but-better way. Buildable, blendable, versatile, and weightless on your skin – it can easily double as a foundation/setting powder.

  • Advanced Mineral Makeup Ideal for skin with acne, hyperpigmentation and rosacea acts as an anti-inflammatory.
  • Semi-matte can be used on all skin types
  • Advanced Mineral Pressed Powder Compact Contains no Parabens, talc, fillers or perfumes
  • Provides natural sunscreen with titanium dioxide
  • Light diffusing properties make skin appear flawless and youthful
  • Very water resistant
  • Award Winning Pressed Powder Compact will not settle in fine lines or look heavy
  • Availble in beautifull shades Taylor, Angelina, Eve and Halle
  • 100% pigment for long lasting ability

 

Shields - Bluestone Shields

These chic shields make great sun protection and come in a variety of styles!

Bluestone Sunshields was founded by Licensed Esthetician and Global Operations Expert, Jen Podany, while working next to top dermatologists in Los Angeles, CA.

Seeing patients come in daily, spending time and money on cosmetic treatments only to see them walk out the door trying to avoid the sun (and many times paparazzi!). 

This is when she knew there needed to be a fashionable option available in the doctors office that would offer both privacy and sun protection…and Bluestone Sunshields was born. 

Bluestone Sunshields has quickly gained notoriety from industry leading physicians and celebrities.  

Bluestone Sunshields has also caught the attention of the high end fashion-industry trendsetters and has been featured in spreads for publications such as Women’s Health and SHAPE Magazine.

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