Archive | July, 2015

Sunscreen & Rash

Since posting Natural Sunscreen Review, Part 2, I’ve seen an upcropping of posts about and pictures of terrible skin reactions to Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Sunscreen – a sunblock that I favorably reviewed. The recent influx of circulating testimonials, some written in 2010 and now reappearing, about rash caused by Pure & Free raises […]

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Sunburn Tattooing

Seriously? What’s next, American youth? How can we inflict even more harm on ourselves? First, huffing toxic¬†inhalants, then ingesting bath salts, and now this, mutilating our skin with “sunburn tattoos”? I’m a few weeks late in learning about this insanity. It became news sometime around July 6th. I happened to be channel surfing this morning […]

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Natural Sunscreen Review, Part 2

A continuation of Part 1. Yes to Cucumbers Lotion ¬† Woo Hoo Factors Contains organic and sustainably grown ingredients UVA/UVB broad-spectrum protection Titanium dioxide 6.2% and zinc oxide 11% Cucumbers, green Tea and aloe (“soothing,” “cooling,” anti-oxidant) Non-invasive formula, hypoallergenic Non-comedogenic (non-acne forming), thus meant for body AND face Non-staining, washes out of clothing Free […]

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June

I thought it apropos to test a product called June during the month of June. The June UV bracelet is something that tech types refer to as a “wearable.” Like a smartwatch or a fitness tracker, June provides tracking information to its wearer. Unlike its predecessors, June broke from the wearable tech’s clunky stigma. It […]

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Paleo Week 4 – It Ain’t Over…

30-day Paleo challenge complete? CHECK! Time to Kick Paleo to the Curb? As this post’s title gives away, I don’t think so. The Paleo lifestyle is going too well to end now – or ever. I feel so healthy that I don’t want to go back to old, glutenous, carb-loaded habits. And my complexion looks […]

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