sunburn protection

Top Sunburn Relief Tips

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Living in Florida is well, HOT, there is not doubt about it. I swear these summer months seem more humid and more sticky than ever. Although, being this hot doesn’t make me want to be out in the sun, it’s always good to get some fresh air or take a dip in the cool pool! If you will be outdoors this summer it is important that you keep your skin protected and avoid too much exposure to the sun’s rays. Now, of course, things may happen and you may get a sunburn so I’m here to give you my top […]

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Coconut Oil and Aloe Vera: Summer Must-Haves

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Today officially marks the first day of summer! Living in Florida and dealing with 90 degree heat for the past two months, it’s felt like summer for me A LONG time ago. My house is located about five minutes away from the beach, so that’s one place you will find me on the weekends. When I was younger, I can’t tell you the numerous times I would bake in the sun. Now that I’m older, I have learned my lesson and try to protect myself as much as possible. Of course there will be times a sun burn may occur […]

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Natural Sunscreen with Zinc Oxide

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There are only two things about summer I really can’t stand – sunburns and the smell of sunscreen. But as a fair-skinned maven, both are pretty much always on the menu. Nevertheless, I always deal with the smell because at least I’ll get used to it after a while; now a burn on the other hand never feels good! Coconut oil has been used a sunscreen for generations in the South Pacific, and there’s some belief it holds anywhere from an SPF 4 to SPF 10. While this may be enough for some lucky people possessing way more melanin than […]

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