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Winter Sun Protection: SPF Roundup

Yes, it's freezing cold and you are bundled up in sweaters and boots and the thought of a beach and a bikini are far out of your mind, but it's still important to apply SPF each day. 

SPF plays a vital role in shielding your skin from the harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays. While the sun's rays may not feel as warm or strong on your skin during winter, its ultraviolet (UV) rays continue to break down your skin cells at a faster rate regardless of the season, resulting in a condition called photoaging. Here is why applying SPF daily will help:

  • SPF helps to prevent sunburn, which is not only painful but can also cause long-term damage to your skin. Sunburn is a result of overexposure to UVB rays, and a higher SPF provides better protection.
  • Exposure to the sun's UV rays can lead to premature aging, including wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots. Regular use of SPF can help maintain youthful-looking skin by reducing these signs of aging.
  • Prolonged sun exposure without protection increases the risk of skin cancer, including melanoma, one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer. SPF is a key component in preventing skin cancer by blocking the UV rays that can lead to DNA damage and the development of cancerous cells.

SPF is a year-round necessity.

SPF is not just for sunny days at the beach. UV rays can harm your skin even on cloudy or overcast days. Therefore, it's essential to incorporate SPF into your daily skincare routine, regardless of the weather. This essential product will now be your favorite step in your routine with some of these innovative formulas - gone are the days of the streaky, filmy, caky formulas of the past.

Odacite SPF 50 Mineral DropsODACITÉ - Mineral Drops SPF 50

A lightweight sunscreen that offers broad-spectrum protection and skin-perfecting benefits with the highest UVA protection rating PA++++. This beautiful fluid SPF contains an antioxidant-rich Sun Repair Complex.
Finish: Silky SmoothFragrance: Fragrance Free
Looking for a little more coverage? The brand also came out with SPF 50 Tinted Mineral Drop formula recently that you won't want to miss out on. This triple-action Tinted SPF 50 UVA/UVB non-nano mineral sunscreen performs like skincare, protects like sun care, and perfects with natural, complexion-correcting coverage. Available in 5 Flex-Perfecting™ Shades that utilize unique color-adapting pigments to flex to your skin tone.
TEXTURE: A velvety, serum-like formula that effortlessly blends into the skin for a dewy finish that won’t cake, crease, or smudge throughout the day.
Josh Rosebrook - Nutrient Day Cream - SPF 30

Josh Rosebrook - Nutrient Day Cream - SPF 30

A dual-action day cream which performs as a bioactive moisturizer and natural, broad-spectrum, mineral sunscreen. A potent combination of herbal actives and plant oils to repair, moisturize, and protect the skin. 

TEXTURE: Matte/Non-whiteningFragrance: Non-synthetic
The brand also has a Tinted option with the same SPF 30. This universal mineral-tint shade works to blur redness and balance skin tone while plant oils and herbal synergies assist in skin transformation and repair via antioxidants, fatty acids, and vital phytonutrients. This luxurious cream works as a primer, prepping, and smoothing skin before makeup or alone for a moisturized and protected glow with a perfectly matte and moisturized smooth finish that isn’t sticky.
Hynt Beauty Sun Prep Broad Spectrum SPF25

Hynt Beauty Sun Prep Broad Spectrum SPF25

A three-in-one mineral SPF that protects delicate skin from UVA/UVB rays. Hyaluronic acid, Pine Bark extract and Organic Sesame oil hydrate and nourish the skin. 

TEXTURE: Transparent/Non-whitening

Fragrance - Fruity with a hint of cucumber.

Agent Nateur - Holi (sun) SPF 50 Dewy Tinted Skin Drops

 Agent Nateur - Holi (sun) SPF 50 Dewy Tinted Skin Drops

Introducing holi (sun), a dewy tinted,100% mineral SPF 50 skin drops, formulated with ingredients you would find in your skincare, with the added protection of non-nano zinc oxide, which protects against harmful UV rays and sun damage. This two-in-one-product delivers a lightweight, natural and easily-blendable coverage (with zero white cast) that corrects imperfections and builds a daily, radiant glow, all while delivering 98% of UVA and UVB radiation protection too.

With 12% non-nano zinc oxide, our formulation ensures unparalleled defense and sun protection by effectively blocking over 98% of UVA and UVB radiation.This non-toxic formulation is rich in antioxidants, reducing pollution-induced free radicals and forming a luminous shield that also blocks over 35% of blue light (HEVL). It provides comprehensive protection against environmental stressors and caters to all skin types and shades with four exquisite shade options: ivory, almond, honey, and espresso

TEXTURE: Suitable for all skin types AND light enough for oily or combination skin. With an ideal texture for morning or all-day use, you can use it alone or as part of your daily makeup routine. You will experience the transformative power of holi (sun) where protection, nourishment, and radiance meet. 


In summary, SPF is a crucial component of maintaining healthy, youthful, and cancer-free skin. It provides a protective barrier against the damaging effects of UV rays and should be a part of your daily skincare regimen, ensuring that your skin stays safe and radiant.

Do you use SPF daily? If not, what are you waiting for?

xx, Team L&R