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Keep Cool, Skin Protection

Updated: Mar 11

Are you planning that next getaway to enjoy some sun, sea, and sand? Don't let the dream become a nightmare with getting sunburn. As the Aussies say slip, slap, slop! Did you know sun cream contains toxic and damaging chemicals? Now a little older and wiser, I am interested and intrigued by the many Eco-friendly, natural skin care solutions. Have you heard that eating carrots and tomato's helps your skin cope with direct sun better? Here's more on skin care protection, so you can enjoy that dream getaway.

Natural Sun Skin Used in Madagascar ©MDHarding

Natural Skin Protection For All The Family

Sun Awareness Week

This year from the 6th of May to the 12th of May is Sun Awareness Week, the aim of this week is to raise awareness of the dangers of long exposure to the sun, and to promote safety when outside.

For more information and events click here.

History of Suncream

Truth About Sunscreen

SolarVis Technology

A couple of years ago I came across this incredible invention - SolarVis Technology Wrist Band

  • Perfect for holidays, outdoor sports, or if you are out and about in the sun all-day

  • Changes colour to indicate to the user to apply more sun cream works in the sea.

This was me trying it out in India where temperatures can reach 40 degrees (104 Fahrenheit). As you can see the white fibres have started to change colour, indicating more sun protection is required.

There are a few on the market which are for daily use only. This one continues to work much longer and is also machine washable.

what do you think?