My MIL recently had her daughter to buy the DiorSnow Sublissime UV Ultimate Whitening UV Base SPF50 PA+++ Translucent formula for her. She picked the product at random from a catalogue but wasn’t certain if it was any good although she likes the texture and how her skin looked with the base. Apparently, she received quite a number of compliments about her skin tone whenever she applied this base on her face.
I just realized recently that my Keys Soap Solar RX Sunblock is expiring soon in October and I still have some of it left! I checked my other sunscreens and noticed that my La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL range will expire in 2010 but I couldn’t find the expiry date for some of the other brands.
If you want as much protection as possible for your skin against the harmful UV rays, you may want to start eating more tomatoes or tomato paste if you aren’t already doing so. This is because tomatoes contain the potent free-radical scavenging phytonutrient lycopene and recent studies have revealed that lycopene may pack twice the punch of the well-known antioxidant beta-carotene which is known to protect our skin against sun damage.
Sometime ago when I was reading up about sunscreens, I learnt that there are some folks who would rather make their own sunscreens. I was both surprised and intrigued by the idea. So when Leon started her new beauty forum on organic and natural skincare at Glowing Diva, I immediately raised this topic and this is the natural homemade sunscreen recipe that Leon shared with me: