Sun Care Jargon Busted: How to Choose the Right Sun Care for You

With Summer and holiday season in full swing, our bathroom cabinets are groaning with a range of sun care products. We know it’s important, but choosing the right sun care for your family can be tricky. Does more expensive mean it’s more effective? What SPF is best? What does SPF even mean? Let’s cut the jargon and work out how to choose the best sun cream for you and your family.

Sun Care Jargon Busted: How to Choose the Right Sun Care for You

Natural Ingredient Focus: Charcoal

Until recently, most of us probably wouldn’t have thought of using activated charcoal as an ingredient on our beauty products, but there’s been a boom in cleansers, masks and even toothpastes containing the black stuff.

Activated charcoal has actually long been used in hospitals as part of treatments for alcohol poisoning, as the charcoal grabs onto toxins into the stomach and absorbs them before the body can. The same logic applies to charcoal in beauty; it sucks up dirt and oil and washes them away when you rinse.

Natural Ingredient Focus: Charcoal

How To Survive Allergy Season

Allergy season is around the corner, and with pollen levels creeping higher, for Hay Fever sufferers it can be miserable. You should be out enjoying the sunshine, but instead you’re struggling with itchy eyes, a runny nose and breathing problems. With one in five people suffering from Hay Fever, according to the Met Office, and with grass pollen triggering 95% of those sufferers, May to August is a tough time. Lucky for you, we’ve got an Allergy Survival Guide to help you make Hay Fever less of a summer fun ruiner.

 

How To Survive Allergy Season