Search Results for: sunscreen

How to reapply sunscreen over makeup – 5 different ways | Ask Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE IT. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER.   You have made a habit of wearing sunscreen daily, you have figured out which filters work best for your skin type and you know how much exactly you need to cover your face and neck (if not have a read here), and now on top of that you are told you need to reapply regularly? Even over the full face of makeup you wear to the office?     How exactly…

View the Post

How much sunscreen do you really need for your face and neck? | Ask Doctor Anne

Now that we have talked about the different forms of sunscreen, the best one for sensitive skin and the importance of UVA protection, it is time to talk about the most important things:     How much sunscreen do I need for my face and neck? How often do I need to reapply? And: What about my Vitamin D levels? These were among the questions I got quite frequently, so I decided to dedicate a whole video to that topic. As always you need to adapt what I say to…

View the Post

The best three everyday sunscreens for your face – featuring La Roche Posay, Biore and klairs | Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE IT. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER. Wearing sunscreen every day is a struggle, I get that! Trust me, I was the first to find excuses to skip the daily application. I spend years trying to find the best sunscreen for my oily, acne prone skin, and when I finally found it and got accustomed to wearing it daily… They changed the formula.     To be honest, it never had the best filters anyway, but I was willing…

View the Post

What are the best sunscreens for sensitive or acne-prone skin – Chemical or physical? Ask Doctor Anne

After I wrote my blogpost on the difference between chemical and physical sunscreen, there was of course the question: “Which one is the best sunscreen for my acne-prone or sensitive skin?” As always the answer is a deeply unsatisfying That depends, but what can I say? It´s complicated!     I am only briefly going to touch on the „natural vs chemical“ debate that thankfully rarely appears in my comments – everything is a chemical. But I quickly wanted to address the „chemical filters are absorbed in your bloodstream and…

View the Post

Chemical, physical and mineral sunscreen – What is the difference? Ask Doctor Anne

You know I go on and on about the importance of wearing sunscreen all year round, but I get that when summer is here, that topic gets more and more attention. So I asked you guys if you had any questions you wanted me to answer. And yes, you had indeed! So let´s get to the first one: What is the difference between mineral, chemical and physical sunscreen? And is one better than the other?     Sadly the different kinds of suncreen divide the online community up to a…

View the Post

Sunscreen – All you need to know

There are things out there that have changed a lot ever since I was a kid. You see, when I was 18, my first ever mobile was about as long as my forearm. If I wanted to check my eMails I had to manually connect a modem that would then dial with amazing, beeping sounds. And the average sunscreen sold was coconut scented and had SPF 4.     Yes, things have changed a lot, and I couldn’t be happier about it. Now don’t get me wrong, I do love…

View the Post

My updated evening skincare routine for summer | Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS GIFTED ITEMS (PR) AND USES AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE IT. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER. I recently read an article online that talked about the different personality traits those posses that prefer to shower in the evening opposed to those that prefer to shower in the morning. It was something along the lines of „reflective and romantic“ versus „seize the day“ – I admit it was light reading, not a scientific paper, but I figured where I would fit, be-cause right now,…

View the Post

Is the SPF in my makeup enough for adequate protection? | Ask Doctor Anne

If my foundation already has an SPF, do I really need a separate sunscreen? Yes. Does that mean the SPF in makeup or moisturizers is worth less than the SPF in a dedicated sunscreen? No! Confused again? I totally get that.     So let me explain why the SPF in makeup products is on the one hand absolutely legitimate, but you on the other hand should not rely on it exclusively for your protection!     I bet you have something like that in your stash as well: a…

View the Post

My simple summer morning skincare routine Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS AND PR-SAMPLES (GIFTED ITEMS). I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE IT. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER. Keep it simple – that is the best way to describe my summer morning skincare routine.     The warmer it gets, the more layers I shed, both in terms of clothes and skincare steps. The best routine for the current weather of course depends on the climate you live in, and here in Germany summers are warm, but not too hot and not particularly dry. So other…

View the Post

Why is UVA protection important and how is it labelled? Ask Doctor Anne

In the previous videos I made on sunscreen (just type sunscreen in the search bar), I often mentioned „broad spectrum“ sunscreen or talked about the UVA and UVB protection What I did not yet adress in depth though is why UVA protection is so important and how you can identify sunscreens that offer adaequate protection – because it sadly isn´t as easy as looking at the SPF.     I had so many questions on that topic that I decided to dedicate a whole video of the Ask Doctor Anne…

View the Post