The Best Mineral Sunscreens and Everything Else You’ll Need in Your Beach Bag

Summer is in full swing and we’re all enjoying the sun and hopefully the sea. Unfortunately the sun is only fun if we protect ourselves properly. It’s important to apply sunscreen with a high SPF regularly. I prefer using organic mineral sunscreen as regular brands use chemical sun protection which shields of UVA and UVB rays with ingredients harmful for your body. So look out for mineral sunscreen with active ingredients Titanium Dioxide and/or Zinc Oxide. Next weekend I’m off to Bali for some surfing and boat tripping. I’m so…

Coola Sunscreen Face Matte Finish Cucumber SPF 30

Are you looking for your perfect mineral face sunscreen that doesn’t leave your face either all white or oily? My greatest discovery this weekend is Coola, a San Diego based sun care brand that holds what the name promises. This sunscreen is pretty cool for a few reasons: it is 70% organic using Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide as sun blockers, it is produced in facilities powered with solar energy, and it comes in a sleek package which is recyclable and biodegradable. The lotion has an amazingly light and silky texture (I want…

My Favorite Sunscreens this Summer

The sun was out this weekend all over the United States and Europe with temperatures here in New York over 100 degrees. Like everyone else, I just try to cool down by the pool or at the beach. I have pretty tanned skin naturally, but when I use regular sunscreen I usually get oily skin and breakouts, and sometimes even sun allergy caused by all the chemicals ingredients. Using carcinogenic chemicals to protect the skin from too much cancer-causing sun is contradictory. So switching to natural sunscreen was a necessity for…