SPF Dos and Don'ts

And you thought all you had to do was slather?
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DO pucker up to some SPF lip balm in summery flavors like clementine and berry. Chappy’s Lip Balm Stick, $4; sweetgrassonline.com
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DON’T forget that the skin around the eye is super sensitive. Protect it! Neutrogena Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector SPF 25, $14; drugstore.com
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DO look for makeup with SPF. Who doesn’t love a multi-tasking product? Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Loose Powder Foundation with SPF 20, $14; walgreens.com
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DON’T make him suffer frilly-feminine sunscreens. He’s more likely to use it if it’s clearly marked "for men." Hey Dude Pale Face, $25; heydudeskincare.com
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DO use a product with at least an SPF of 30 or higher, say dermatologists. Burt’s Bees Chemical-Free Sunscreen SPF 30, $15; burtsbees.com
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DON’T forget to look for a daily moisturizer with SPF. First Aid Beauty 5-in-1 Face Cream SPF 30, $38; sephora.com
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DO find natural options that fight the sun, like h.wood.beauty’s lip tea scrub with coconut oil, the equivalent of SPF 8. h.wood.beauty Lip Tea Scrub, $24; hwoodbeauty.com
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DON’T worry about layering moisturizer with sunscreen with foundation or bronzer for color, We say an all-in-1 is the way to go! Shiseido The Skincare Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20, $37; nordstrom.com
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DO soothe a sunburn (oops) with anti-inflammatory ingredients like aloe and linden flower extract. Burt’s Bees Aloe & Linden Flower After Sun Soother, $10; burtsbees.com
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First Published Thu, 2010-07-01 11:19

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