Posts Tagged ‘sunscreen’

Vidoma Naturals Sunscreen Lotion Review

Aug
1st
2012

T&J

Rating:

9
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  Remember Vidoma Naturals, the company whose bug spray I recently reviewed? Well, they also sent me a Sunscreen Lotion to try. I used it on a recent trip to the beach with Kirby's family, and today I'll be sharing my thoughts. Ingredients (provided at vidomanaturals.com)- “Jojoba lotion, aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) gel, organic extra virgin coconut (Cocos Nucifera) oil, argan (Argania spinosa) oil, organic sunflower oil (Helianthus annuus), zinc oxide, titanium oxide, Vitamin E (Tocopherol), green tea (Camellia sinesis) extract, and organic shea butter (butryospermum...

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Sketchy Sunscreen vs. Good Old Fashioned Shade

Jul
31st
2012
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Lately I've come across a few articles that have caused me to question my former faith in sunscreen. So can we talk about sunscreen for a minute?   What we know and what we're learning: Chemical Sunscreens are both unstable and unsafe, especially those containing oxybenzone (unless you like your hormones good and disrupted). Nanoparticles are no picnic either, and they have no place in mineral sunscreens masquerading as safer alternatives. Retinyl Palmitate, a form of vitamin A, has been shown to speed the development of tumors in sunlight. Still, it's added to 1/4 of all sunscreens. Avoiding sunlight completely and/or bathing in sunscreen...

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Is your city affecting your complexion? (an Infographic from Daily Glow)

Jun
29th
2012
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With summer here and sun exposure becoming inevitable, taking care of our skin should be at the forefront of our minds. Unfortunately, healthy skin isn't guaranteed to everyone with a cabinet full of clean beauty products and a fridge full of whole foods. Did you know that where you live can also play a huge part in your  skin's health and overall appearance? That's where Daily Glow's infographic comes in:  

Taking into account climate, skin cancer rates, and lifestyle, Daily Glow names the 55...

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Cornmeal Scrub & Other Fun Stuff

May
2nd
2012
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It's the week before finals and, as you can probably imagine, I'm one busy little bee. Still, I thought you guys might wanna hit up the following: Use the code REPEAT2012 and get $15 off a full size bottle of perfume from A Perfume Organic. Green sounds like my kind of scent. Check out this post on caren's  blog, which includes helpful tips concerning which ingredients to avoid in your sunscreen and which foods may protect your skin from the sun. Sup, dark chocolate? Take it from the queen of crusty elbows: this cornmeal scrub is...

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A Coupon Code from Karen’s Botanicals

May
1st
2012
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  If you've checked out the sponsor section of Turby & John, then you might've noticed something pretty exciting. Not only does the blog have its first paid advertiser, but it just so happens to be one of my favorite companies in the whole world: Karen's Botanicals. And if you head on over to the Karen's Botanicals site then you can get 15% off any order with the code TURBYANDJOHN! Here are a few past reviews of some of my favorite Karen's Botanicals products- Rehydrating Aloe Vera Lotion

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Arbonne SPF 20 Restorative Day Creme Review

Aug
3rd
2011

T&J

Rating:

7
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The second and last facial sunscreen I used while at the beach was Arbonne's SPF20 Restorative Day Creme, a product with many positives and one big negative. Ingredients (provided at arbonne.com)- "Active Ingredients: Octisalate 5.0%, Octocrylene 8.0%, Zinc Oxide 7.35 %. Inactive Ingredients: Water, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, PEG-40 Stearate, Dimethicone, Orange Peel Oil, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil,

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Kiss My Face SPF 30 Oat Protein Complex Sunscreen Review

Aug
2nd
2011

T&J

Rating:

8
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  I mentioned that I had a some samples of Kiss My Face Oat Protein Complex Sunscreen in June's sunscreen post, and I finally used them on my most recent trip to the beach! Ingredients (provided at iherb.com)- "Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Octisalate 3.0%, Zinc Oxide 4.5 %. Inactive Ingredients: Aqua, cetearyl olivate, sorbitan olivate, polysorbate-20, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, glycerin acrylates copolymer, cetearyl alcohol, stearic acid, xanthan gum, avena sativa (oat) protein, camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, carota sativa (carrot) extract, avena sativa (oat) betaglucan, glycrrhiza glabra...

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Loving Naturals SPF 30+ Sunscreen Review

Aug
1st
2011

T&J

Rating:

8
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  My late to arrive Loving Naturals Sunscreen might not have arrived in time for the summer's first beach vacation, but I kept it in my beach bag at all times on the second trip. It proved to be a real life saver! Ingredients (provided at lovingnaturals.com)- "Active Ingredient: Non-Nano Zinc Oxide 24.8% Other Ingredients: Grape Seed Oil, Organic Sunflower Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides (derived from Coconut Oil), Soy Wax (Non-GMO), Organic Sesame Oil, Organic Plum Kernel Oil, Candelilla Wax, Organic Cocoa Butter (Fair Trade), Organic Hemp...

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Beachy Links

Jul
21st
2011
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    Hey guys, I hope you're all having the best week. Here are a few links to some summer/beach related articles I've recently come across. Enjoy! Several of these casual updos could easily be recreated for a relaxing day on the beach or just a hot day in the sun. This sunscreen infographic is so informative! I love arming myself with useful information. Parts 1 and 2 of Eco Stiletto's Eco Bikini Feature are very promising. Bikinis made from recycled water bottles and organic cotton? I can't wait for parts 3-4! Get a bikini wax this month and kill...

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Beach Necessities

Jul
18th
2011
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Swimsuits, towels, and sunglasses are just the beginning when it comes to being prepared for the beach. Below is my list of beach necessities. Feel free to share yours; I'd love to hear them!

 

  1. Beach Bag- Kirby bought me this fun bag when we were at the beach with my family recently, and I knew it would perfect to use as a beach bag for the approaching vacation with his family. There's plenty of room for towels, books, sunglasses, and an assortment of other treats. 2. Tervis Tumbler- This insulated...

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