'Sunscreen' Category Archive


Organic Experts LOVE Miessence Reflect Sunscreen

Today, EcoSalon asked their favorite magazine editors, authors, green experts, makeup artists and bloggers to share their favorite organic & natural sunscreens. What does Laura Klein slather on her face? The founder and publisher of Organic Authority shares, “My preferred sunscreen is a hat, long sleeves, and glasses. But when I use sunscreen, it’s Miessence […]

5 Tips for the Safest & Most Effective Organic Sunscreens

What should a consumer look for in a safe and effective sunscreen this summer? We’ve developed a list of tips to help you shop. The good news for fans of natural products is that dermatologists and skin cancer experts agree that major points go to Zinc Oxide, a mineral that performs as a natural sunblock […]

A Sunblock That’s Enjoyable To Use? Yep.

  My past experiences with sunscreen had left me a little jaded. I used to hate using it…I mean hate. The lotions felt sticky or suffocating on my skin. The sprays were convenient, but felt like a weird chemical soup and sometimes irritating. Not to mention if you happened to get some in your eyes, […]

Dr. Laura Koniver on Cosmetic Ingredients Safety & Cancer

If you’ve never read Dr. Laura Koniver’s blog Intuition Physician, be sure to check it out. We love her take on skincare topics and today she shared her thoughts on cosmetic safety. Check out her Intuition Physician blog During medical school, Dr. Laura worked at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD with a research […]

Miessence Reflect Sunscreen Makes EWG’s 2010 Top Sunscreens List

For its 4th Annual Sunscreen Guide EWG’s says”EWG researchers recommend only 39 – 8 percent – of 500 beach and sport sunscreens for this season. EWG’s 2010 Best Sunscreen Guide The reason? A surge in exaggerated SPF claims above 50 and new disclosures about potentially hazardous ingredients, in particular recently developed government data linking vitamin […]

The Quest for Mineral Sunscreens & Non-Nanoparticle Zinc

Chemical sunscreens (oxybenzone, avobenzone, parsol 1789, homosalate, octyl methoxycinnamate, etc.) and mineral sunscreens (zinc oxide) are not the same level of protection. Recent studies have surfaced showing that chemical sunscreens can actually break down in the sun and cause free radical generation – the exact opposite of what sunscreen is intended to do! Environmental Working […]

Organic Powdered Sunscreen – Easy to Apply, Natural & Effective!

Hate dealing with greasy liquid sunscreen on your face everyday? Why not skip a step and use mineral foundation with Zinc Oxide to protect your face? Miessence mineral foundations contain the highest level of zinc oxide that can be used in a product which is 25%. That is more than double the Zinc in Colorescience […]

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