Dare to Bare...
20 June 2013
Sun, Sand, Surf and the bare essentials in suncare...
Protect the skin you are in this summer. Pre-vacation planning often includes a self tan session so APSARA recommends these easy-to-use beauty options. Sun exposure = Sun damage: at the top of your packing edit should be sun screen and this is the essential APSARA edit.
- 1] RODIAL brazilian tan SCRUB - this tropical body exfoliator buffs to reveal a silky smooth base for a streak-free natural tan.
- 2] RODIAL brazillian tan™ CLEAR - when applied just once a week, gradually builds up a subtle sun-kissed glow.
- 3] RODIAL Brazillian tan™ AIRBRUSH - the revolutionary tan-in-a-can that sprays a fine tinted mist instantly providing an immediate glow that develops into a golden long-lasting tan.
- 4] Invisible Zinc - an Australian brand endorsed by Elle Macpherson. Jet Set Tan is a high performance self tanning mist which applies evenly and dries instantly, without any need to blend or rub in.
- 5] SHISHEIDO Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion SPF 60 PA+++ A highly nourishing sunscreen lotion for the face and body best for the super-fair. Prevent sunburn, cell damage, and premature signs of aging with this UVA/UVB-blocking skincare essential. Formulated with rose apple leaf extract, it delivers an excellent antioxidant effect and fortifies skin against UV-caused DNA damage. The sand- and perspiration-proof, water-resistant blend is PABA free.
- 6] SHISHEIDO Ultimate Sun Protection Cream For Face SPF 55 PA+++ Travel Size. A highly nourishing cream-formula sunscreen for the face. This non-sticky, anti aging, high-protection sunscreen is your face's best defense against damaging UVA/UVB rays and is PABA-free.
- 7] Institut Esthederm, a high-tech sun care line, offers Adaptasun Sea and Tropics Tanning Body Lotion. Develop a deep, intense and natural tan without the harmful side effects of the sun. Ideal for tanning safely in the most severe sun conditions, this creamy body lotion has an Extreme Sun Three Star rating - offering the ultimate protection for your skin. With UV inCellium Technology, this lotion actually helps skin better defend itself in extreme sun.
- 8] Invisible Zinc - A physical barrier between you and the sun, Invisible Zinc® protects against surface UVB and deeper penetrating UVA and uses only one active ingredient-Zinc Oxide- a mineral reflector found in nature to create a physical, reflective veil on the surface of your skin. Zinc Oxide has a long history of use in skin care products and is currently a key ingredient in many baby creams, calamine lotions and skin salve
- 9] Elta ¦ MD Skincare - UV facial SPF 30+ is a daily facial moisturizer with sunscreen, UVA/UVB protection and transparent zinc. This comes recommended by one of the top dermatologists in London and is one that I and many of my girlfriends use.
- 10] Ultrasun - 50+ for face... recommended by make-up guru Charlotte Tilbury
To prevent wrinkles and, most importantly, skin cancer, apply an SPF of at least 30 half an hour before heading outside, and reapply it every two hours. Look for both UVA and UVB blocking ingredients like avobenzone, oxybenzone, zinc oxide, and titanium dioxide.