Category: Sunscreens & Sun Care

How Mexoryl XL, SX and Other Sun Filters Work Together

Anthelios Sunscreens: How Mexoryl XL, SX and Other Sun Filters Work Together

Anthelios sunscreens with Mexoryl have an enviable reputation for their formulations, wearability and, of course, the effectiveness of the Mexoryl XL and SX sun filtering system. But have you ever wondered how the active ingredients in your sunscreen work together to protect your skin? To make the most well-informed decisions about sunscreen, it’s important to… Read more »

What’s New from Anthelios?

What’s new from Anthelios sunscreens? School’s out, summer’s in, and that means long days spent outside. What better time to introduce two new sunscreens from trusted brand Anthelios, formulated with kids in mind: 1.     Anthelios SPF 50+ Dermo Pediatrics Wet Skin Gel Lotion:  Ideal for children who are in and out of the water, this… Read more »

Margarita Sunburn

If you’re planning to indulge in outdoor entertaining this summer, you’ll want to know about phytophotodermatitis, also known as the Margarita Sunburn. As innocuous as this popular citrus fruit drink sounds, its consumption can result in surprisingly serious chemical burns and rashes. Limes, lemons and other foods such as figs, celery and grapefruit, contain a… Read more »

International Sun Safety Knowledge – How Are We Doing?

Results of an international study published earlier this year and involving nearly 20,000 participants sheds light on how we’re doing with regards to sunscreen use, sun damage protection and skin cancer detection. Using a representative sample of each participating country’s national population based on official demographic statistics on gender, age and region, researchers from La… Read more »

Anthelios Ombrelle Sunscreens

Anthelios and Ombrelle Sunscreens

Hands up if you’re anxiously awaiting the arrival of Anthelios sunscreens. With its highly coveted formulas which include Mexoryl SX and Mexoryl XL (molecules patented by cosmetics giant L’Oreal ), this sun care line proudly boasts broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection that is safe, effective, photo-stable and well-tolerated by sensitive skin types. Know which… Read more »

Chocolate – The Answer We’re Looking For?

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, the stores are quickly filling up with chocolates of every shape and form. Although the health benefits of chocolate may have been overstated in the past, there’s no reason not to indulge once in a while. I’m certainly no stranger to this treat in moderation, needing no more motivation… Read more »