Balense Skin System

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balense

The Balense Skin System is a series of seven products aimed to balance the skin and reduce concerns such as redness, oil and skin blemishes. The range of products are free from mineral oil, petroleum based products, parabens, SLSs, harsh AHAs, synthetic fragrances and the brand is against animal testing. Microdermal Purifying Cleanser We all [...]

True Solutions All Day Moisture SPF30+

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true solutions

True Solutions All Day Moisture SPF30+ was recently voted the winner of the Best Facial Sunscreen in the annual Instyle Best Beauty Buy awards. Judged by a panel of beauty experts which included Rae Morris and Brad Ngata, this is one product that I was excited to try! It’s a 30+, broad spectrum that doesn’t [...]

Ella Bache SPF 50+

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ella bache 50

You would probably be aware about the new sunscreen standard in Australia, with SPF 50+ varieties starting to land on our shelves. The very first SPF 50+ products I have tried are from Ella Bache with Great Sportsbloc Active and Great Facesaver Active. The Great Sportsbloc Active didn’t last in my hands for long, it [...]

Ask an Expert: Sun Protection with Dr Kerryn Greive

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Kerryn Greive

Dr Kerryn Greive PHD is the head of research and development at SunSense and she recently shared her expertise with us as she answered all of those important sun protection questions. What is the UV Photobus? The Sunsense UV Photobus is an education campaign travelling around Australia to reveal the hidden sun damage Australians have in [...]

Dermalogica Oil Free Matte SPF30

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free matte

If you avoid applying sunscreen because it makes your oily skin worse, Dermalogica have a solution with their Oil Free Matte SPF30. This is a broad spectrum, oil free sunscreen which has a matte finish while helping to reduce shininess throughout the day. It is sheer and once applied is barely noticeable except for the [...]

Cancer Council Sunscreen Ezi Clip Tubes

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ezi clip sunscreen

We all know we need to wear sunscreen, but reapplying throughout the day can be an issue if you are out and about. The Cancer Council have an innovative range of ezi clip tube sunscreens which can be attached to your handbag, clothing or even the pusher if you have young children. This is a [...]

Neutrogena Wet Skin

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neutrogena wet skin

You know you need to regularly apply your sunscreen, but this can be a challenge when you are in the pool or at the beach. Then there are those times where you are exercising outdoors and you are sweaty, or you are out in the garden and the weather is humid and sticky. Traditional sunscreen  [...]

Dermalogica Ultra Sensitive Faceblock SPF 25

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dermalogica faceblock

This tinted, super-emollient faceblock is free of chemical sunscreens to help prevent irritation of sensitized skin conditions. Formulated in a rich base to help protect against environmental moisture loss. Contains no artificial fragrance or colour. I have fairly sensitive skin and using sunscreen on my face normally ends in disaster. Whether it be pimples, dry [...]

Banana Boat Sunscreens and Nanotechnology

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There has been some concern about the use of nanoparticles in sunscreen and the negative effect they can have on our health. Choice have written an article on the topic which describes the term in detail. In reaction to the nanotechnology debate, Banana Boat have released a statement and you can read about their position [...]

Hamilton Sponsor our Athletes with Sunscreen

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Hamilton Quadblock

The 2012 Olympic games are nearly here (how did that one sneak up on us?!) and our athletes will be going to London to compete. To support them in the best way they know how, Australian brand Hamilton is supporting our home grown Aussie athletes with an unlimited supply of sunscreen for the games. Hamilton [...]