Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Winter spf just as important as summer!
Holiday Tipping Cheat Sheet

Is it essential to give a little extra to your hairstylist, manicurist and other beauty service providers? Read on to find out

This year, we're all feeling the money crunch and this tipping guide takes that into consideration -- so don't stress. The bottom line is our hairstylists, manicurists, massage therapists, etc., work hard for us and deserve some thanks during the holiday season. Read on to see how much is appropriate to tip and creative alternatives to say 'thanks" to your beauty gurus.

See tip guide

I know! You are so busy with holiday planning, shopping, cooking, cleaning and waiting in line at the post office that who has time to think about spf in the winter? If you are a snow sports enthusiast you know that a deep sunburn can happen on the mountain just as much as at the beach.
For ladies, the hands show age way before the face does because of constant sun exposure. Especially here in Arizona where the side windows are tinted but when you hold onto the steering wheel your hands are bombarded with the sun! Good for vitamin D but bad for age spots.
Today there are some products listed below that can help with easy ways to add winter sun spf for you. Check 'em out then check back here for a Christmas goodie give away featuring these items!
The RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Daily Moisturizer with SPF 30 is clinically shown to visibly reduce the appearance of expression lines and deep wrinkles after 8 weeks of use. The lightweight, oil-free formula contains the latest sunscreen technology from Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company that is specifically engineered to deliver very broad and photostable UVA and UVB protection with an SPF 30. Daily use of the protective moisturizer will help prevent premature aging. $19.99 for a 1.0 fl oz tube at drugstores nationwide.

AS SEEN ON OPRAH & THE VIEW - Neutrogena Norwegian Formula® Age Shield Hand Cream SPF 30 shields skin six layers deep from the sun's skin aging UVA rays and provides effective, long-lasting protection from UVA/UVB rays that can cause up to 90% of the signs of premature aging. Your hands can give away your age, so get superior anti-aging protection for your skin with the first and only SPF 30 hand cream to contain Helioplex™ advanced sunscreen technology.Clinically shown to improve overall age impression of hands in just 4 weeks. Neutrogena Norwegian Formula® Age Shield Hand Cream improves what ages the look of hands most - roughness, age spots and fine lines.

The AVEENO Essential MoistureTM Lip Conditioner with SPF 15 is a unique lip conditioner that provides long-lasting moisturization to condition and protect dry, chapped lips. This new lip conditioner is enriched with natural oatmeal, long known to soothe skin, and a skin protectant to help protect and prevent dry, chapped lips. And, its exclusive blend of natural skin conditioners, including jojoba oil and shea butter, leaves lips feeling moisturized long after applying. This convenient stick form is hypoallergenic, ideal for everyday use and glides on easily with no waxy feel. And, it will shield lips from harmful UVA and UVB rays.

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