Oh how I wish that I had used more SPF (Sun Protection Factor) on my face and body when I was younger, especially on my hands. SPF summer beauty products back in the 70’s/80’s were rare, and any that did exist were severely lacking in a sun protection factor.
New SPF Summer Beauty Products Suitable For Older Skin
Anyone remember ‘Sun In’ a spray to make your hair go lighter in the sun? Can you believe that sometimes we only used baby oil when we sunbathed? Talking of old makeup, did you own and love any of the Miss Selfridge beauty products from the late 70’s early 80’s? If so take a look at the pic below, the memories of being 17 came flooding back…
New to me SPF Summer Beauty products.
Thankfully today we are all aware of the damage the sun can do to our skin. So I would like to share with you, my latest 7 summer beauty product discoveries. Some contain SPF and some don’t need it but are must have summer makeup items!
Niod Survival 30
Niod is one of the brands owned by Deciem aka The Abnormal Beauty Company’ This is how they describe what they stand for:
…”Everything we do is of exceptional quality. Today, quality is no longer defined by merely price points or distribution channels. Quality today means being authentic, being different, being functional, being beautiful and being sensibly priced, even to the wealthy…”
Don’t you just love that? The prices from the other brands especially ‘The Ordinary’ are truly exceptional I have a Deciem product from ‘The Ordinary’ a brilliant cleanser that cost £5.50!
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Costing just £25 Niod Survival30 protects against a range of other environmental aging factors such as pollution, smog, stress, infrared and blue light. I use it under my moisturiser everyday, whether its sunny outside or not! It looks tinted but that is just the mix of the contents. You can also use it to top up on a sunny day, Niod recomend every 2 hours in bright sunlight.
The Ordinary moisturiser, Surface Hydration HA.
Another Deciem product. The perfect moisturiser for my aging skin, I use it with the Niod survival 30. No alcohol, no silicon and no oil! Just a hydrating comfortable, refreshing & fragrance free 100 ml daytime moisturiser for £6.80 !
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]No alcohol, no silicon and no oil! Just a hydrating comfortable, refreshing & fragrance free 100 ml moisturiser for £6.80 ![/perfectpullquote]
By The Way in case you were wondering!
All DECIEM products, across all brands including The Ordinary, are free of parabens, sulphates, mineral oil, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, animal oils, coal tar dyes, formaldehyde, mercury, oxybenzone.
DECIEM does not test on animals and does not pay others to do so. For this reason, none of their brands are sold in mainland China since such sales require animal testing for registration purposes.
Award winning Balmkind Alpine Rose & Lysine Lip Balm SPF 20 *
Lips are very sensitive to the sun’s UV rays, because the skin on our lips is thin, only 3-5 cell layers thick. This lip balm with an SPF of 20 uses protects from UVA and UVB protection from three UV filters. Did you know the sun is one of the main causes of cold sores, as the UV rays triggers the virus, which 66% of adults under 50 have in their system.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Not too greasy, it leaves my lips soft with a slight sheen.[/perfectpullquote]
Lysine & Alpine Rose
Lysine is an amino acid that helps support collegen production. Collagen maintains our skins moisture levels and keeps it plump. This lovely Lip balm does not contain parabens, mineral oil or petrolatum. This lip balm has been living by my side and in my handbag ever since I received it ! Not too greasy, it leaves my lips soft with a slight sheen.
The organic Alpine Rose it contains is a natural antioxidant.Known as natures anti-inflamatory it protects skin against UV stress and helps skin barrier function.
Cetaphil Daily Defence Moisturiser For Sensitive Skin SPF 50 + UVA *
Another fuss free daily moisturiser, this time with an SPF 50. The details:
- Protects with broad spectrum UVA/UVB filters and hydrates the skin.
A light-weight, easily absorbed day cream.
- Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.
- Non-comedogenic (does not block pores)
- Dermatologist tested
I found that it does absorb quickly, but needs a soft but firm extra massage into the skin, to avoid looking too pale! I might actually use this as a hand cream too!
Another great summer beauty product. This clever pump dispenser cleanser, can be used without water, so perfect for travel camping or even festivals! Use on the face and body, perfect for dry and sensitive skin too. Recommended as a gentle, non-irritating daily cleanser for sensitive and dry skin. Soap free formula removing dirt, make-up and other impurities without drying the skin.
Shimmer bar, lets just say of you like Bobbi Browns Shimmer Brick then you will love this! I adore it in the ‘Bikini’ shade. No SPF but safely gives you the same healthy sun-kissed look.
Summer bronzing for people like me who dont do fake tans! Brush it lightly wherever you want, I typically brush along my cheekbones and a tiny puff on my temples. Simple and natural…
Four -in-one luminosity-boosting shades for perfect highlighting.
- Subtle strobing, highlighting and all-over radiance
- Silky, soft, blendable texture
- Super- lustrous for a gorgeous face/body glow
- High-pigment, buildable formula
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Fresh Glow Breathable Makeup Setting Spray
No need for an SPF for your final flourish.This lightweight Fresh Glow mist sets your makeup, blending everything together which means your makeup last longer.
A summer beauty product essential buy for me and this is the best one I’ve found so far (and believe me I have tried many!)
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