Summertime do's, don'ts, and the usual (with a twist)

Summertime do's, don'ts, and the usual (with a twist)

Quarantine is (almost) over, your friend group is finally reunited, and I think I speak for everyone when I say I’m longing for some sun, surf, sand, and sangrias. Now, as an esthetician, I get the same question every year around this time: “Do I need to change my skincare routine for the summer?”. While it depends on your location and how active you are, I do believe it’s important to take a look and possibly adjust your skincare regimen slightly for the hot summer months.
June 14, 2021 — Olga Lorencin
Sunblock 101 | Do I need to wear sunblock?

Sunblock 101 | Do I need to wear sunblock?

So, here’s a fun fact for you: You might have heard (even from your dermatologist) that SPF 30 is all you need. Well, guess what… that’s not entirely true. Surprised? Didn’t think so. 

While SPF 30 blocks 96% of the UV light, SPF 50 would block 98%. You might think that’s a small difference, but in the way sunblock is measured, that’s actually 50% more! Meaning, the higher the SPF the better! I know you’re dying for more facts like this so here is the 411 on sunblock:

July 31, 2020 — Olga Lorencin