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The best and most efficient way to protect your skin from extreme sun is to add a layer of moisturizer, before applying the sunscreen?
Do like Leslie McMillan, the Iron Man sponsored by Paul Penders, and add a foundation of Paul Penders Aloe & Lavender A.M. Moisturizer, before applying Paul Penders Herbal Sunscreen SPF 22.

Aloe & Lavender A.M. Moisturizer is a gentle, light, and rapidly absorbed moisturizer, especially made for dry and sensitive skin.
It protects against dehydration and pampers the skin with selected, natural moisturizing agents, including aloe vera extract, fine calendula and flaxseed oils.
It contains natural SPF (Sun Protection Factor) ingredients to protect from the sun’s harmful rays, and keeps the skin smooth, supple and resilient.

Herbal Sunscreen SPF 22 (Sun Protection Factor 22) provides a broad spectrum protection from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun.
It contains titanium and zinc oxides which provides the UV protection, as well as uplifting lavender essential oil. Its vitamins repair, soothe and hydrate the skin.
This non-sticky formulation is absorbed almost immediately after application and is suitable for all skin types.
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Refreshing daycare for the summer, purely natural

Are you looking for a refreshing daycare for your skin this summer? Based on only natural ingredients?
Why don’t you try the Aloe &Lavender A.M. Moisturizer form Paul Penders Cosmetics?
Paul Penders Aloe &Lavender A.M. Moisturizer is refreshing like a light summers breath, feels airy not greasy and contains for example Aloe Vera, Calendula and Vitamin E for natural sun protection.

The moisturizer has a slightly herbal scent as if you were walking on the Lavender fields in the Provence of France, but also has a very moisturizing effect and therefore prevents dehydration.
Aloe &Lavender A.M. Moisturizer is based on coconut water and thus feels very soft and fresh on your skin. Furthermore; it makes your face glance, lithe and resilient.

It’s made of organic cultivated herbs and keeps your skin tenable against external influences. It’s especially suitable for dry and sensitive skin.
Paul Penders Aloe &Lavender A.M. Moisturizer is available at 30 ml tube packaging: not only for a hygienic point of view, but also very useful to carry with you in your bag.
Author: Maureen (From the Beauty Journal)

Skin Care for Men

Paul Penders - Man Washing Face (Image by http://www.soorganic.com/blog/organic-shaving-for-men-1219.html)Gone are the days when skin care and cosmetic products were created only for women. It is essential to care for one’s skin, even for men. In fact, men need more attention compared to women as men’s skin is more prone to dehydration and oils. Besides, men’s skin is also rich in collagen and elastin that makes the skin more resistant to the damaging effects of solar radiation and other environmental factors.

Paul Penders - Man Shaving (Image by http://www.bidorbuy.co.za/item/9897631/Toshiko_Shaver_Trimmer_Set_Electric_Shaver.html)However, skin becomes thinner and reduces the amount of collagen, elasticity and firmness of the skin rather loosely with age. Therefore, men need specific skin care products for them. Previously, there were only limited products for the face such as shaving cream, soap and aftershave. Now, a variety of skin care products for men are available in the market.

Men’s skin care products are designed for men’s specific skin care needs.

  • Since men have fifteen percent oilier skin than women, it is necessary for them to cleanse, tone and moisturize regularly to get rid of dirt.
  • Sun protection through sensible, breathable clothing, sunglasses and use of an adequate Sun Protection Factor (SPF) providing sunscreen is vital for men and helps them look young and fresh. Sunscreen also provides a barrier to the harsh sun rays that can damage and cause wrinkles and skin cancer if exposed to the sun for too long.
  • Men with oily skin should opt for a soap-free cleanser that will not irritate the skin into further eruptions and gently clean out the surface of the skin, followed by using an alcohol-free toner that will rejuvenate and cool the skin without disturbing the ph balance.
  • Since men have considerably rougher skin due to endless shaving and razor use, exfoliation is a must.
  • A simple rule of thumb for most skin types of men includes a skin care routine that follows cleanse, shave, tone with aftershave and moisturizer. Those with heavy beards are advised to cleanse, pre-shave, shave, tone, apply after shave and then moisturize and evening routine will be to cleanse and tone.

Men are advised to use organic and natural skin care products, which are both human and environmentally friendly. Some of the major ingredients include walnut oil, beeswax, aloe vera, whole wheat protein, and red wine. Organic  and natural skin care for men is the best solution for damaged skin such as acne, scars, and wrinkles.

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How does sunscreen work?

Paul Penders - Windy Day (Image by sanja gjenero)No matter what skin tone you have, sunlight can damage your skin. Therefore, you need to protect yourself with sunscreen from the damaging rays of the sun whenever you are out in the sun. Besides, your skin can age quickly if insufficient protection is given.

Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer suffered by people. However, it is simple to prevent skin cancer by applying sunscreen, wearing a hat or using an umbrella when you are going to be outside for a significant amount of time.

As you may know, not all sun protection is created equally. There are several factors that determines how much protection it provides you. The first factor is time. If the sunscreen provides you sun protection for only an hour, you need to rePaul Penders - Sun (Image by Ilker)apply it accordingly. The second is the SPF of the product.

What is SPF? SPF is an acronym for Sun Protection Factor. So, what does SPF mean with sunscreen? SPF of 15 up through the high twenties gives a better shield against the damaging rays of the sun, but still allows a certain amount of penetration. SPF 30 or above offers the best sun protection. Generally, anything below SPF 15 is not really worth buying because it provides minimal protection.

Technically, SPF represents a measurement of time that is determined by calculating how long you can be exposed to the sun without any protection before getting a sun burn. For example, a sunscreen with a SPF 20 rating represents that you could stay out in the sun for a 200 minutes or twenty times the period without sun protection.

Paul Penders - Herbal Sunscreen SPF22Regardless of SPF number, testing of sunscreen does not really correspond to the amount of time you can stay out in the sun without burning because sweating, clothing rubbing against the skin, and water sports will all wear the sunscreen off. So, SPF number results can be inaccurate. Usually, an SPF 15 rated sunscreen will give your about an hour of protection before you need to reapply sunscreen. This varies from individual to individual.

Try Paul Penders’ Herbal Sunscreen SPF22! It provides broad spectrum protection from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun while vitamins repair, soothe and hydrate the skin. It also contains titanium and zinc oxides for UV protection and uplifting lavender essential oil. This non-sticky formulation absorbs almost immediately after application.

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