We all know how important sunscreen is, but many of us are unsure of the rules for proper application of sunscreen. To protect skin, avoid these common mistakes: 1. Applying sunscreen AFTER going outdoors. Sunscreen needs to be applied 15 to 30 minutes BEFORE going outside to give it time to be absorbed into the skin. Follow manufacturer's instructions for absorption time, which is typically up to 30 minutes before heading outside. 2. Not applying enough sunscreen. Most experts recommend … [Read more...] about Proper Application of Sunscreen
New York, NY--There’s been a lot of buzz about a study from Flinders University in Australia. Researcher Marika Tiggemann released findings that the mere thought of trying on swimsuit can put a woman in a terrible mood. As a partner in a company whose corporate mission is to create solutions for the very women facing the “Battles of the bathing suit,” the study findings didn’t surprise us at all. Tiggemann described the reasoning behind the swimsuit-mood reaction as “Self-objectification,” … [Read more...] about The Buzz on Bathing Suits: Modest Swimsuits for Women
As summer is quickly approaching, many of us are feeling the typical anxiety that comes with this transitional season. The experience of shopping for swimsuits is hard enough, but now we actually have to get in them! In public! If we spent the amount of time we do stressing about our bodies in swimsuits on putting in the work to get our bodies in shape, we’d all be swimsuit ready! That’s why we’re here. We’re going to strip away the stress little by little with these 10 … [Read more...] about Top 10 Tips for a Bathing Suit Body
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and it’s a great time to refresh our knowledge of skin cancer and make sure we have everything we need for summer sun protection. Did You Know? The most common form of human cancers is skin cancer and there are more new skin cancer cases annually than the combined incidences of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung, and colon. A study in the Archives of Dermatology has shown that more than two million people in the US develop over 3.5 … [Read more...] about Sun Safety Tips
Spring is officially here and its time to get back to the great outdoors. Whether you enjoy biking, hiking, or a different outdoor fitness activity, it is great to know that fresh air exercise actually invigorates the body and nurtures the mind by reducing stress. After escaping indoors from the cold most of the winter, breathing fresh air and feeling the warm glow of the sun on your skin is rejuvenating and lifts your spirits. Not only does it feel great, but exposure to sunlight and fresh air … [Read more...] about Outdoor Fitness: Take It Outside!