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Today is Melanoma Monday, are you protecting your skin? Prevention Tips and My Favorite Sunscreen products

Melanoma Monday Prevention Tips

In an effort to increase awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, the American Academy of Dermatology has designated the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday. According to the AAD, melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and the most common cancer for 25-to 29-year-olds. Most people know the importance of sunscreen and what it can mean for skincare and sun safety, but products still end up being misused, leaving many at risk for permanent skin damage and skin aging. Below is a list of five sunscreen mistakes to avoid at all costs.
1. Thinking you’re exempt from sunscreen because you have dark or olive skin.
2. Not applying sunblock often enough.
3. Neglecting to wear sunscreen while driving or working indoors.
4. Using a sunscreen that blocks only UVB rays.
5. Using a sunscreen that has expired.
To keep skin protected, La Roche-Posay Anthelios offers sunscreens which block both UVA and UVB rays. And always remember… apply and re-apply!

Great New Products:

Huge fan of La-Roche Posay sunscreen products. They absorb well and provide maximum protection, excited to check out their latest formula.

NEW La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Fluid with Cell-Ox Shield XL ($29.99) is a breakthrough innovation in the next generation of advanced UVA/UVB protection, featuring a non-greasy, lightweight formulation with uncompromised efficacy. Designed with optimal safety and efficacy in mind, CELL-OX SHIELD™ XL is a synergistic combination of filters that provides advanced UVA/UVB and antioxidant protection using 21% fewer ingredients than before, yet still offering broad-spectrum protection.

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Review: L’Oreal Revitalift Miracle Blur.

The L’Oreal Revitalift Miracle Blur is a unique product. The product itself is very dense, it felt like a non-greasy Vaseline. For how dense it was it worked nicely into my skin and instantly left a matte finish. My skin felt silky smooth and my pores were less visible. 

I like how this looks with or without makeup and the fact it has SPF 30 makes it great for days where I don’t want to wear makeup but just need a bit of perfecting. Definitely a unique skin product and for the warmer months this will be great in lieu of foundation.

L’Oreal RevitaLift Miracle Blur $24.99

L’Oréal Paris presents a breakthrough for your skin: NEW RevitaLift® Miracle Blur

What Is Miracle Blur? It’s NOT a moisturizer, it’s MORE than a primer; it’s the first of-its-kind Instant Skin Smoother.

What Does It Do? Miracle Blur instantly erases the look of lines, wrinkles, and pores. Skin instantly looks and feels smooth, leaving a velvet soft matte finish

When Should I Use It? Apply daily after moisturizing as the final step in every woman’s skincare routine. Wear alone for a matte finish, or wear under makeup for smoother application and wear.

 

 

Review: L’Oreal Paris Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream

Review: L’Oreal Paris Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream
If you’re new to “BB Creams”, don’t let the name scare you it’s simply stands for an all-in-one “Beauty Balm” . A product that works as moisturizer and/or skin treatment, primer and foundation all in one tube. The trend of BB Creams started in Asia and over the last year have gained popularity in the US. 

This all-in-one beauty solution primes, corrects, hydrates and perfects, while resulting in a beautiful bare skinned look. The secret to L’Oreal’s Magic Skin Beautifier B.B. Cream Meet is the Beautifying Beads (see photo adove); encapsulated pigments infused in an ultra-light lotion with antioxidants Vitamins C&E. This multi-tasking skin beautifier delivers 4 beautifying actions in 1: hydrates, corrects, evens and perfects. Instantly transforms to your perfect shade for a flawless, bare skin finish. Over time, leaving you more beautiful skin.

With the L’Oreal Paris BB Cream I can  skip my normal facial moisturizer and my face feels hydrated all day. It leaves a nice matte, yet natural, look to the skin, without feeling heavy or looking cakey. The product goes on white, but as you blend the beads are broken and pigment is released creating your own perfect shade. The cream provided and natural evening out of my skin leaving it perfected but still natural looking. I  would put it in a  light-to-medium category,  but the formula is build able if you need a bit extra coverage.

Magic Skin Beautifier comes in four shades to match a multitude of skin colors. I use Medium, which suits my self- tan well. Choose from Fair, Light, Medium and Deep.

L’Oréal Paris Magic BB Cream retails for $10.95 for 1 fl oz. It is available in four shades and is sold at mass food and drug retailers nationwide. Click here to find out more.

 

 

Disclosure: I was sent a complementary BB cream to enable my review of the product this opportunity was give to me via SheSpeaks & L’Oreal No other monetary or compensation was given. These are my honest opinions & how the product worked for my skin type. Your experience may vary from mine.


Beauty 911: Skin Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate

Now that summer is here, it is important for all ethnicities to protect skin from harmful UV rays—dark skin does not mean immunity from skin cancer. According to a recent survey from the Archives of Dermatology, 65 % of ethnic individuals believe they are not at risk for skin cancer, and therefore, often do not get their skin checked until it’s too late.

A recent L’Oréal Research & Innovation study brought to light that darker skin tones are certainly not exempt to the sun’s harmful rays. In fact, the study demonstrated that the highest risk of DNA damages was in light to tan skin, which includes most Hispanics and some African-Americans.

Need proof? The well-known reggae star, Bob Marley, eventually died from a melanoma on his toe, which he originally believed to be a soccer injury. His legacy will always live on in the music world, but his untimely death also serves as a reminder that skin cancer does not discriminate; it occurs in all populations, regardless of skin color.

To ensure proper care of fair, tan, dark, and every shade of skin in between, make sure to protect skin with SPF before heading outside! La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra-Light Sunscreen Lotion Spray ($35.50, laroche-posay.us) offers broad spectrum UV protection in an alcohol-free, 360 degree aerosol spray lotion.

“Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny” – Bob Marley (1945-1981)

 

About L’Oréal USA
L’Oréal USA, headquartered in New York City, with 2011 sales of $5 billion and 9,800 employees, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of L’Oréal USA, the world’s leading beauty company. In addition to corporate headquarters in New York, L’Oréal USA has Research and Innovation, Manufacturing and Distribution facilities across six other states including New Jersey, Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Ohio, and Texas. L’Oréal’s impressive portfolio of brands includes Lancôme, Giorgio Armani Beauty, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, Viktor & Rolf, Diesel, Cacharel, L’Oréal Paris, Garnier, Vichy, La Roche-Posay, L’Oréal Professionnel, Kérastase and Shu Uemura Art of Hair. The U.S. is the base for the product development, international marketing and advertising for L’Oréal’s twelve American brands: Maybelline New York, Soft-Sheen.Carson, Kiehl’s Since 1851, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, Essie Cosmetics, Redken 5th Avenue NYC, Matrix, Mizani, Pureology, SkinCeuticals, Dermablend and Clairsonic. For more information visit www.lorealusa.com. Follow us on Facebook at L’Oreal USA – Corporate Facebook Page and Twitter @LOrealUSACorp.