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How to Get that Summer Glow While Protecting Your Skin

Ah, sweet summertime! As the temperature warms up, wardrobes transition, and beauty routines lighten up too. Capturing the ethereal look of a “summer glow” is now a top beauty goal. But, how do you “glow” safely without risking damage to your skin?  For a bunch of skin and sun care fanatics at MDSOLARSCIENCES, we’re all about that glow! That’s why we’re thrilled to have launched Gleam + Glow, a derm-developed radiance moisturizer that safely delivers that glow all year round. ...
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How to Practice Safe Sun – The Ultimate SPF Guide

When we think of summer, sunny days with our toes in the sand or relaxing poolside are the first images that come to mind. While sunscreen is a must on those days and always top of mind, did you know that 90% of sun damage comes from unprotected daily exposure?  Many people only use sunscreen on hot summer days or for sun-filled outdoor activities like going to the beach or pool. The reality is that daily UV exposure from bike...
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Sustainable Packaging

4 ways we improved our packaging to be more eco-friendly Did you know? The beauty industry produces 120 billion units of packaging annually, a lot of which is single-use, made from plastic, not sustainable, often isn’t recycled properly, and never ever breaks down. Even worse? A staggering 91% of that packaging ends up in landfills and oceans, finding its way into the bellies and around the necks of innocent sea creatures. This number was unsettling to us. It inspired us...
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Derm Approved Skincare Routine

Your Dermatologist-Approved Skincare Routine for Spring and Summer  Long sunny days and hot, dry, or humid weather impact skin differently than colder and darker months.  When the weather warms up, we all look forward to swapping out sweaters for sundresses. Just as you change out your wardrobe, you need to transition your skincare routine for the spring and summer months.  This change should be as simple as throwing on your favorite linen dress.  Here are a few simple steps to...
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The 4 biggest skincare trends for Summer 2022

New season, new skincare routine! As always with summer, SPF is the main character (all year round, of course, but especially now). We know, SPF may feel like an obligatory step in your routine, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be a step you look forward to! Summer 2022 is bound to continue riding the wave of recent skincare trends – from sustainable, vegan formulas to lightweight, barely-there feel to multitasking benefits. Check out our predictions for the summer season,...
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Lip Care 101

Anyone who’s ever experienced chapped lips knows better than leave home without lip balm. But as you’ve probably noticed from trying many kinds – from SPF lip balms to tinted lip balms – not all are created equal. Some leave your lips drier than before, some are so greasy they never absorb into your skin, and some don’t provide any sun protection. So in the name of chapped-lip-sufferers everywhere, we put together the ultimate guide to finding the perfect lip essential for...
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Does Sunscreen expire?

It’s that time of year again where we trade in our chunky sweaters for sun dresses and bathing suits. It’s also the time that most people dig through their bathroom cabinets to unearth last sun season’s SPF. But wait… does sunscreen expire?? Yes, it absolutely does. Just like food can spoil, smell and mold past its expiration date, so too can your sunscreen. The good news? SPF has a long shelf life.  At MDSolarSciences, you can rest assured our SPF...
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Post Procedure Skincare: A guide to protecting your investment

When it comes to reversing sun damage or smoothing deep wrinkles, there’s only so much your at-home skincare routine can do. No amount of Vitamin C or retinol can reverse the sands of time completely! If you’re looking for more intense treatments, a trip to your dermatologist might be your next best move. If you do go the treatment route, it’s essential you maintain a good daytime and nighttime skincare regimen with dermatologist developed and approved formulas. Not sure where...
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Using Your FSA/HSA Dollars

Sun protection is an important part of skin health. So important that you can use your FSA, HSA or HRA accounts to cover your sunscreen purchases.  How does it work? If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Saving Account (HSA) or Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), you can use it to pay for a wide variety of health care products and services. The IRS determines which expenses can be reimbursed. Sunscreen is considered one of those eligible expenses.  Which sunscreens are eligible? Sunscreen...
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Is Mineral Sunscreen Better?

There’s no right or wrong when it comes to wearing sunscreen. What works for you might not work for someone else. What DOES matter though is that you find a sunscreen that you like to wear, is easy to apply and WILL wear on a daily basis. Mineral sunscreen is definitely a fan favorite. In today's blog, we help you understand the difference between mineral and chemical filters. What is mineral SPF? What are the benefits of wearing it? And...
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