Busting The Base Tan Myth

Busting The Base Tan Myth

Are you planning a vacation someplace warm and sunny? Looking to spend time on the beach this summer? Are you wondering whether you need a base tan to get the most out of your tropical getaway?

It’s a common belief that tanning in layers, starting with a base tan, helps prevent sunburn. Don’t buy into this myth! Even worse than not being necessary, base tans are actually dangerous to your skin and your longterm health.

Keep reading to learn the truth about base tanning and other summertime tanning misconceptions.

June 23, 2015 by Kaitlyn Tanasse
Tags: skin health
The 10 Best Quotes About Sun Protection

The 10 Best Quotes About Sun Protection

Love the sun? Don’t hold back! Go running outside, take the kids to soccer practice, or head south for a family vacation — just don’t forget to take care of your skin. Need some sun protection motivation? Here are 10 quotes to inspire you.
May 27, 2015 by Kaitlyn Tanasse
Should You Wear Sunscreen on Cloudy Days? (Yes!)

Should You Wear Sunscreen on Cloudy Days? (Yes!)

Should you wear sunscreen? “Only if it’s sunny out!” That’s the way a lot of us think. If it’s cloudy, rainy, or cold outside, it’s easy to assume you’re safe. But anyone who’s gotten a sunburn while skiing knows that’s not true. In this post, I’ll break down the myths about weather and explain why it is so important to wear sunscreen everyday, even on cloudy days.

February 05, 2015 by Kaitlyn Tanasse
Tags: skin health
Fair & Fashionable: Our Favorite Pale Celebs

Fair & Fashionable: Our Favorite Pale Celebs

Over time tanned skin has become the Western beauty ideal for many. However we believe you don’t have to be bronze to be stylish and sexy and we have the celebrity power to back it up! Whether you say “pale”, “fair-skinned,” or “melanin-challenged,” you can feel good about taking care of your skin and avoiding sun damage just like these celebs.

Here is a list of some of our favorite gorgeous celebrities who don’t tan. You will want to steal both their beauty and style secrets!

December 05, 2014 by Kaitlyn Tanasse
Tags: skin health