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Mexoryl sunscreens for maximum protection

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Even though I’m a fan of physical sunscreens, I’m now keen to try out the chemical sunscreens under Vichy Capital Soleil and La Roche-Posay Anthelios because these feature Mexoryl XL and Mexoryl SX which are said to be the most potent photostable anti-aging sun filters for UVA and UVB rays. 

Here is a summary of information I have uncovered regarding these two potent sunscreen chemicals:

Take oatmeal to reduce weight

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I grew up hating to eat oats and would never take a second look at this foodstuff even though I’m aware that oats are nutritious and are good for our health, with over 40 studies showing that eating oatmeal may help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease.   However, I recently developed an interest in them after learning from my husband that eating oats can help to reduce weight.

Review of Sukin Organics Deodorant Spray

2343810739 1402756a63 m Review of Sukin Organics Deodorant Spray Even if the claims of antiperspirants and deodorants causing breast cancer maybe over-exaggerated, I have always wanted to use one that does not contain aluminum or parabens.  However, it’s not easy to find one that really works.  While we’ve heard all the good things about organic or botanical skincare products, how well they work to get rid of underarm odour is another question. 

Viva picks from Japan Fashion Week 2008

2337219416 fbf164ac34 o Viva picks from Japan Fashion Week 2008

Japanese style street fashion was displayed in full force at the Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo this week with Gothic Lolitas taking center stage.  Lacy petticoats, bohemian knitted wears, lacy black ragdoll dresses, punky T-shirts and platform boots ruled.  And here are picks from Viva Woman for some spunky fashion inspiration.

From top left:
- everlasting sprout designed by Keiichi Muramatsu / Noriko Seki
- calcium designed by Kunio Uehara
- mintdesigns designed by Hokuto Katsui / Nao Yagi