When my quest for the perfect eco-friendly mascara finally came to an end – thank you Josie Maran – I began what would be my biggest challenge to date: finding a natural sunscreen that actually works.
Let me start by saying that I am a white girl. Not just white, white-white. This body was not designed for sun worship, and it erupts in an angry-looking sunburn with minimal exposure. That said, I spent the better part of college lying in a tanning bed, trying to achieve a modicum of tan. What I succeeded in doing was damaging my skin, which is why now I take my sunscreen seriously.
The problem with conventional sunscreens is that they are full of nasty chemicals that seep into your body through your pores. But unlike cosmetics, which are (arguably) optional, using sunscreen prevents skin cancers, so for many years it was choosing the lesser of two evils. Click here to read more of this post on ecomii.
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