Facing the Summer Sun


During the summer, I really enjoy jumping into the pool with my kids. Lying in my chaise pool-side, judging which of my sons makes a higher splash jumping into the pool is quite relaxing. However, this time of fun in the sun can be harmful to my skin, which calls for the use of sunscreen. Healthy skin is important for me and my family. I apply store brand sunscreen liberally on my boys and over most of my skin. However, for my face, neck, and upper chest, I give these areas extra special attention and protection. After all, sun damage in these areas are the most noticeable and difficult to hide. I  use La Mer Protecting Fluid on my face, neck, and upper chest.  It provides SPF 50 UV protection and is light enough to use everyday under makeup. I wear it on days that I plan to spend a significant amount of time in the sun, whether I am at the pool or just going about my everyday life. I love the light fresh smell of protective fluid. It works very well, too. As additional sun protection, I wear a fashionable hat to further minimize any potential sun damage. Enjoy the sun and protect your skin!

La Mer SPF 50 UV Protecting Fluid, 1.7 oz. ($85.00)

La Mer SPF 50 UV Protecting Fluid, 1.7 oz. ($85.00)

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