Oxybenzone, a common ingredient found in more than 3,500 sunscreens, poses a serious threat to coral reefs around the world.
These top UPF clothing picks are deeply stylish and feature UV protection—meaning you don’t have to cut your beach time short.
In the most recent issue of New Beauty, the 54-year-old supermodel admitted that she "lives in the sun" each day.
Back then, it went something like this: After lunch (almost always a menu of macaroni and cheese or Ellio's pizza), I'd change into my bathing suit, collect all the pool toys I could find, and then wait for my grandmother on the pool deck. Like what you see?
Country singer and reality star Jesse James Decker stirred up some questions about her parenting skills when she posted her 4-year-old daughter with a deep suntan.
A small-town witch, a punk-rock den mother, and a Monterey mom: Nicole Kidman has nearly one hundred on-screen roles to her name (and that's only her acting credits). From TV to the big screen and back to TV again, the 51-year-old actress has learned a lot about Hollywood in her three decades of nonstop work in the industry.
Not exactly, warns dermatologist Josh Zeichner, MD, who says that while SPF makeup is a nice complement, it's no substitute for daily sunscreen. "Makeup with sunscreen can provide some protection, but is not enough," Dr. Zeichner says, adding that SPF foundation labels can be misleading, especially if you're looking for a lightweight finish. While Dr. Zeichner affirms that SPF-infused foundations can provide some added protection, the best practice is to use them in tandem with sunscreen.
The tops of the ears, the back of the neck, between the shoulder blades: What sounds like a G-rated version of that Khia song is also a list of the easy-to-miss spots derms always remind us to hit with SPF. But our lips? They're incredibly easy to neglect, which, according to the experts, could be dangerous.
Melanin might provide a little more protection against UV damage, but you're mistaken if you think the color of your skin exempts you from needing sun protection. Many women of color opt out of sunscreen because of the sticky white residue, which can make your skin look more gray than glowing. It feels lightweight, moisturizing, has a natural finish, and leaves absolutely no white cast or stickiness," Reddit user khaleesidee wrote recently.