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HOW TO GET YOUR SKIN VACAY READY

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Posted by 07.09.19

Vacation beauty prep starts well before you pack your bag and print your boarding pass—especially if your trip includes beach or pool time. If your goal is smooth, soft, glowing skin from head to toe, we’ve got a guide to getting it right.

Super Sloughing

Exfoliation is essential for putting your best face forward, as eliminating the buildup of dry, dull, dead skin cells instantly reveals more youthful, healthier-looking skin. According to New York City Plastic Surgeon Dr. Bryan Forley, “Regular exfoliation has numerous benefits for your skin, including managing excess oil and debris that can lead to acne breakouts, minimizing the appearance of enlarged pores and enhancing the pe

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8 GREAT SUNSCREENS OF THE SEASON

Posted by 04.16.15

A fresh new crop of sunscreens are on our radar for the season, but what if your medicine cabinet is still filled with last year’s buys? Check the labels for expiration dates. Most sunscreens have a shelf life of about one year, and after that, they will lose their potency. And why do you have those old leftover products laying around anyway? Could it be that you haven’t been using them consistently or using enough of the product to get adequate protection? You’re not alone. Most of us fall short when it comes to using the right amount of sunscreen, even if we have chosen the right sunscreen to start with.

According to Miami dermatologist Jill Waibel, “To be safe, you need to use at least

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WINTER GETAWAY SUN PROTECTION

Posted by 02.20.12

Taking a late winter jaunt to the Caribbean, Mexico or the South Pacific? Lucky you. It’s tempting to return home with a telltale tan (or sunburn), but we want to stress that even though your mind and soul are on vacation your body still needs to practice sunscreen vigilance.

Vacation is the perfect time to kick up your SPF skincare regimen a notch or two, particularly with mineral sunscreens, a fave of BITB. One solution is Avène High Protection Cream SPF 50 ($21), a 100% mineral sunscreen formulated with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. Providing broad spectrum coverage against both UVA and UVB rays, the cream is considered highly water resistant as it retains its SPF even after 40

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