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SPF update

I’ve started answering your questions based on Dr Lens’ answers here and the videos (plural at this stage) will be up by the weekend. I’ll…

SPF – got any questions? (filming completed)

Next week I am filming with Dr Marko Lens, founder of Zelens and one of the eminent specialists in melanoma (amongst other things) in the industry.…

Empties continued. Clarins and Hampton Sun.

Unexpected bonus of having small children and their luggage allowance: we literally took 20/25 bottles of suncream/sun products with us on holiday. I figured ‘now’s…

Post Holiday Empties – things that actually worked.

So we’re back. And rather than doing posts about ‘What to take away with you’ – I thought it made sense to mention what I…

Decleor Aroma Sun Expert SPF 50 and 30 Protective Anti-wrinkle Creams

Next up is Decleor – which is hands-down my favourite suncare packaging – they nailed it with the pinky/red. It’s pretty perfect – and so…

Clarins SPF 50+ and SPF30 Sun Wrinkle Control Cream

Available in three strengths: SPF15 SPF30 SPF50+ There is a wider selection available – I’m just focusing primarily on the face. One size: 75ml (nice…

Clinique City Block Sheer SPF25 and SPF40 Face Cream

It’s all about the C word today. Those of you who know me of old will remember that is what I used to call Clinique…

Shiseido Expert Sun Aging Protection SPF30

I thought I’d keep the reviews of the SPF’s as user-friendly as possible – i.e. not let the brands overwhelm with the science and marketing…

Cheat Sheet – SPF

Now that the sun is here I am asked more frequently about moisturisers with SPF – and which to use, when – and how much?…

2012 Awards. Hand Cream of the Year. Clinique Even Better Dark …

I’m not going for an award-in-every-category this year. Just highlighting a few favourites that I’ve really enjoyed using in 2012. Regular readers of this blog…

Sunscreen – London Makeup Girl

For those of you who constantly ask about SPF and the variable types available – I have previously recommended asking Grace from London Makeup Girl – she (unlike my…