Nanoparticles in Badger SPF30 Sunscreen

In my last entry about sunscreen, I discussed about nanaparticles and one of the products mentioned was Badger SPF30 Sunscreen. A spokesperson from Badger clarified on the article and because I know a number of you use this sunscreen, I thought it’s a good idea to highlight some parts of the comments in a separate…

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Does your sunscreen contain nanoparticles?

And more importantly, do you know? The regular sunscreen I’m using, Keys Solar Rx SPF30+, contains nano zinc oxide. I’ve been using it with a clear knowledge that there are some controversy regarding their safety level and despite having written that skincare containing such ingredients should be avoided. I know I am shooting myself in…

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Skin care strategy to counter UV damage


By now, we should have realized the importance of wearing sunscreen on a daily basis, even at home. However, you may want to know that wearing sunscreen daily is still not sufficient to obtain maximum photoprotection. Although sunscreens are useful, but because of inadequate use, we cannot expect it to shield our skin from all…

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Can powder provide enough UV protection?


My curiosity was piqued when I saw these Silky White Magic Face Powder at Guardian which are positioned to offer oil control and UV protection. They look quite cute and are selling at only S$1.95 per bottle. I took a quick look at the ingredients and noticed that apart from talc, they do have titanium…

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