Is Your Sunburn Cause for Concern?

SCFCThe sun’s effects on our skin can range from some seemingly innocent freckles and a healthy glow to blisters and pain. It can be difficult to know when to let it go and when to freak out. Although all exposure to the sun is damaging and can cause skin cancer later in life, there are some warning signs to look out for when you get sunburn. Continue reading

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(Image Credit: Maggie Brauer)

Is My Sunburn Cause for Concern?

(Image Credit: Maggie Brauer)

(Image Credit: Maggie Brauer)

The sun’s effects on our skin can range from some seemingly innocent freckles and a healthy glow to blisters and pain. It can be difficult to know when to let it go and when to freak out. Although all exposure to the sun is damaging and can cause skin cancer later in life, there are some warning signs to look out for when you get sunburn. Continue reading

What you need to know about Sunscreen Labels!

Applying Sunscreen (Image Credit: Maridav)

Applying Sunscreen (Image Credit: Maridav)

Sun-kissed or sun-slapped? Applying sunscreen can keep you from getting scorched by the sun’s damaging rays; but are you picking out the sunscreen that will provide the best protection?

Often, consumers become overwhelmed when choosing sunscreens, either trying to decipher the label of gibberish on the bottle or simply plucking the bottle with the highest SPF off the shelves. Below is a list that can help you translate what sunscreen labels are saying and pick out the bottle that is right for you. Continue reading

How to Hide Embarrassing Sunburn

Covering Sunburn (Image Credit: Nieto Angel)

Covering Sunburn (Image Credit: Nieto Angel)

You just committed the biggest summer blunder…. you got burned.  You overestimated your ability to “tan” so, instead of being sunkissed, you look sun-made-out with.

Now what? Unfortunately we don’t have a magic cream or formula to make sunburn go away, so were going to have to go old school on this one. Thankfully for you there are some quick makeup fixes that can be a total life-saver when it comes to treating and covering sunburn. Continue reading