Winter is such a wonderful time of the year (because it finally starts to feel like fall in the south). The holidays, post-season football games, the crisp, refreshing air – it doesn’t get better than that! But the down side is that as the air dries up, so does our skin, which can make skincare routines more complicated and intense.
Raise your hand if you’re a little guilty of splurging on beauty products to “treat yo’self.”
Now raise your hand if you’re also a little guilty of spending lots of money on products that weren’t worth the price.
Being a woman can be hard because there’s so much pressure to have perfect skin, perfect hair, perfect clothes… just about perfect anything. And do we really make ourselves feel any better when now we’re flat-out broke after spending money on “great” seeming products that didn’t help like they seemed they would? If you’re looking for an honest review + help finding a certain product, here’s a list of beauty products I have tried, fallen in love with, and can’t get enough of!
Summer in the south is in full swing. July and August (and a lot of times September… October… and maybe even parts of November) are highly unanticipated as it generally feels we’re going to melt within seconds of stepping out the door; we either find ourselves aggressively avoiding having to step foot outside or spending hours down at the pool or water parks to try and keep cool.
But, even in the heat of the summer, there are some pros and cons to being out in the sun. The most well-known benefit of sunlight is that it’s how we obtain Vitamin D. However, what’s probably in the forefront of our minds is the sunburns, dehydration, heat exhaustion, and the ever-famous skin cancer. Now, don’t get me wrong – these are all valid health concerns that we should be cautious of – but caution should not equal fear or complete avoidance, because we might also be causing some harm to our health, as well. Continue reading “The Best Sunscreens for Sun Protection”