Sunscreen Matchup

The best sunscreens for your clients’ skin type

 

In recent years, the sunscreen market has exploded. Almost every brand has released its own formulation, touting to double as a foundation, primer, or miracle. Many of these formulations are marketing tactics, and as professionals, it’s easy to see through some of the crazier claims. Your clients, however, may fall into the “convenience” trap. If something is easy and claims to do multiple things, it must be worth the hefty price tag, right?

In reality, sunscreen doesn’t need to have a million purposes. Only one: protect the skin from UVA and UVB rays. Sunscreen formulations are typically made up of similar inactive ingredients, usually meant to keep them stable and functioning properly. The active ingredients can determine if they will be better for dry skin, oily skin, sensitive skin, etc. Learning which type of sunscreen benefits which skin type will help your client choose the best one for their unique needs.

Learning which type of sunscreen benefits which skin type will help your client choose the best one for their unique needs.

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Ariana Roseman
ARoseman@lne.com

Ariana Roseman is a licensed esthetician in Ann Arbor, MI who equally partakes in the holistic, medical, and luxury sides of the spa industry. She got her start immediately after discovering that her lifelong passion for beauty and skincare could be made into a career. Her attention to detail has made her known for her work as a lash artist, wax specialist, and spray tan technician. She runs www.honeymyskin.com where she shares skincare and beauty advice blogs!



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