I hope all is well with you. It feels as though it’s been a while since I put fingers to keys.
Today is quick post about the UltraSun SPF products that we are now selling on the website. I posted a video about them and this is just really expanding on that.
Why an SPF is an important part of your daily routine
Listen up! I know how good the sun feels on your skin. I know how having that golden glow makes you feel sunnier, less ill looking, slimmer, more toned looking. I understand how having a tan can just make you feel better overall. I’ve been there. You would struggle to find a picture of me years ago that looked pale. Quite the opposite in fact. However, when I look back I really don’t like the look. I overdid it. Pale is where it’s at! Pale is interesting. Pale is the new youthful. Yes I’m hesitant to bare my white legs (really need to get the fake tan out). But the fine lines and faded areas of pigmentation, due to my tan obsessed years, are a stark reminder of why a daily SPF is necessary and remind me that although some of the damage is done…….well, better late than never! Prevention is SO much better than cure. In a nutshell. If you don’t use an SPF daily you will accumulate sun damage over time from the UV rays that are present EVERY DAY, rain or shine. Damage from the sun will cause your skin to age prematurely. It will present itself in the form of lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, skin laxity (sagging), uneven tone, leathery texture, enlarged pores, broken capillaries……the list goes on. Pop your cream on daily as part of your routine in the morning. Even better use an antioxidant serum underneath for a double whammy force. Plump youthful looking skin will be forever yours (well for longer anyway). More importantly you’re helping to protect your beautiful self from the big C – Skin cancer.
It took us a while to find the right SPF cream that we are happy to sell on the website, but we’re happy to have finally found the one that is right for us. In these products you will find 0% perfume, emulsifiers and preservatives. Additionally you will find no mineral oil in the SPF 50+ and the SPF 50+ Anti-pigmentation. This is a huge plus point. These ingredients often found in sun protection, can cause all kinds of reactions in our skin. The more simple and ‘cleaner’ the better. I am happy to use these on my children. These creams offer once a day protection based on your personal sun account. Your personal sun account tells you the maximum length of time you should expose your skin to the sun each day. You can find out yours HERE. Be sensible though. If you have been sweating a lot, or in a pool swimming, personally I would reapply.
My personal experience
I am personally using the SPF Anti-pigmentation cream. I have really reduced my morning routine to simply, cleanse, tone, vit C serum, SPF. I spend more time on my evening routine, layering products and alternating my products. This is working well for me currently. The cream is a nice consistency. Not too thick. It doesn’t leave a white cast. It feels as though it gives my skin moisture, yet it sinks in well and is a good base for makeup. I don’t get any ‘balling up’ of my makeup and I feel happy knowing I have full protection for the day.
Best new sun care launch – face 50+ by Pure Beauty 2012
Customer favourite by QVC UK 2012
Customer favourite by QVC UK 2013
If you don’t already use a separate SPF cream as part of your routine, perhaps now is the time to fix that. I was 32 years old when I started and really wish I’d done it from a much younger age.
If you’d like to watch my short video you will find it HERE.