Best Moisturizers for Every Age: Drugstore vs. Department Store Brands VIDEO

A comparison of drugstore vs. department store daily facial moisturizers. We get this question a lot: What’s the best moisturizer? The pricey department store brand with all the bells and whistles and an occasional free gift with purchase? Or that drugstore brand that comes minus the slick packaging and the hefty price tag? The answer: […]

The Fountain of Truth: Sunscreens

Until we unearth the mythical Fountain of Youth, the secret to maintaining a youthful complexion is simply this: Slather on the sunscreen. Shocked? Not likely. You’ve heard this before. Liberal and daily use of a broad spectrum sunscreen is the easiest way to fend off wrinkles, age spots and loss of skin elasticity. Why then […]

California Baby Citronella Summer Blend: Sunscreen for the Sensitive Types

Today will officially be the hottest day of the year here in metro Phoenix. Yipee. For those of you who don’t live here, imagine shoving your face in front of an iron-hot oven. And then imagine trying to breath. Urgh. The only saving grace of living smack in the middle of the hottest spot in […]

Product Review: Rodial Skinny Beach SPF 15 Tinted

Sunscreen has come a long way. With aerosol sprays, powders and even soap, we’ve got no excuse not to wear it all the time. But truth be told, I’ve never been a sunscreen fan. As a kid, I ran from anyone with a pink Coppertone bottle and had to be pinned down just to get […]

Undercover: Sun Defense for the Glam Girl

Thick, pasty sunscreens are so last century. These days, you’ll find SPF ingredients in everything from soothing botanical face creams to high-end makeup, to hair products. Here’s a new crop of sassy sunscreen-fortified products to keep you pretty and protected. Face Coola Face 15 and 30 at coolasuncare.com, $32. Organic, moisturizing skincare free of parabens, petroleums […]

The Girl’s Guide to Biking and Baking: LUCA Sunscreen Review

I wouldn’t qualify myself as athletic. Yet every once in a while, I get a hankering to drain myself of every stitch of pent-up energy with a mad dash on my bike through the desert. This time, I had a mission. Well, two really. One was to ride fast enough that should I come across […]

Good Enough to Eat: Korres Watermelon Sunscreen SPF 30

At some point during the spa boy’s Sunday 20-minute workout, the thought struck me that not only was I just 3 minutes into it and very likely suffering from a mild heart attack but also that sunscreen sucks. Our Sunday morning saga consisted of mountain biking straight up a ridiculous incline on a desolate desert […]