Summer is great-until you spend the majority of it nursing a bad burn or peeling like a snake. Here, easy tips to keep in mind to help you save face (literally).
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They're more than just glam accessories. Those Jackie O frames can cover up to 30% of your face, which provides extra coverage from UV rays around your sensitive peepers. Plus the less squinting you do, the less likely you are to develop crows feet.
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SPF Makeup Is Not Enough
It's great to have extra protection from your SPF-laced bronzer and lip balm, but the amount of sunblock you actually need is far more than a subtle dusting. Be sure to wear these products over a generous layer of sunscreen.
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Protect That Pucker
Rising temps mean dried out skin and lips. Hydrate your pout with a moisturizing lip gloss or lipstick and always remember to top off your look with a layer of balm containing SPF 15 or higher.
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Stop a Bad Burn
Ouch! You're sunburnt. Now what? The best thing to do is pop an aspirin (to help with inflammation), smooth on aloe vera, and wear loose-fitting cotton clothes and undies. Synthetic fabrics will irritate your burn.
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