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Sustainable Packaging Roadmap

May 2021 Here is the essential roadmap for our new packaging. We want to make sure you are always able to find your favorite formulas! This design refresh was done with sustainability in mind: The packaging is now fully recyclable Our formulas are still the same clean and effective formulas you love, they have not changed All our products remain reef safe (octinoxate and oxybenzone free) All our products are cruelty free and vegan Starting with our most iconic and recognized tubes, here are the new designs for...
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Sun Safety Tips for Spring and Summer

Spring Break! The unofficial start of fun in the sun. Finally, fresh air, hikes, time near or on the water. Shedding heavy clothes in exchange for shorts and sunglasses and the feel of the sun on your skin. And, while we all want to add a little glow to our pasty post-Winter complexion, sun safety needs to be the priority. With the excitement of sun-soaked days, this can be overlooked. SPF, specifically Broad Spectrum, should be a part of your...
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How to Choose the Right Sunscreen

SPF has evolved well beyond just general protection from the sun when enjoying a day at the beach. SPF is now a major player and must-have benefit in daily skincare products, which have become multi-tasking, natural, hydrating with incredible formulas and textures for any lifestyle or skincare need. So, which one do you choose? SPF should be worn every day. Read that again. The skin is the largest organ and needs to be protected and treated well to keep it in...
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Respect Your Skin and Our Seas

Educate Yourself and Choose the Best Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin and Our Ecosystems. Warmer weather is finally here and we will be spending more time outdoors. While SPF should be part of your daily skincare regimen, it’s probably time to refresh your sun care collection. However, before you do, consider this. Did you know that certain chemicals in sunscreens are toxic to fish, coral and other marine life? Certain chemical sunscreens not only pollute our oceans, they affect marine...
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Fall in love with our silky, smooth and lightweight sunscreens!

How likely are you to use a product that may deliver great results, but doesn’t feel good on your skin? Chances are, you would probably avoid wearing it. When skincare and suncare formulas are too thick or even too thin in consistency, they can be unpleasant to wear. What ends up happening? If they are too heavy on the skin or under makeup, your skin will feel uncomfortable, pores may get clogged causing breakouts and, ultimately, causing you to stop...
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Understanding Skincare Ingredients...Harnessing Their Natural Power.

Skincare products come with a long list of ingredients that sound more like a recipe than a listing. Technically, that is exactly what they are.  Each is chosen based on their efficacy in delivering product benefits and how well they work with other ingredients to give your skin what it wants and needs. MDSolarSciences™ daily sunscreen products for face and body, were developed with this in mind, making sure each formula is as efficacious as possible. WHAT IS IN MY...
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Face, Body and Lip Sunscreen… What’s the Difference?

Can I use the same SPF on face, body and lips? All dermatologists recommend wearing sunscreen and reapplying it within a few hours to keep your skin protected from harmful sun rays. Beyond reapplication, it’s also important to think about the areas that often get forgotten… and which ones are the most important. Our faces are definitely the most exposed parts of our bodies. They are at a higher risk of absorbing UV rays. If you haven’t checked out our other...
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7 steps to perfect SPF application

Even in our Covid world, life can be a fast-paced rat race of whirlwind coffee runs, online school or school drop offs, and zoom meetings – seemingly leaving no room for skincare. And besides, sunscreen is just for summer, right? Not quite… SPF is the first, most important step in anti-aging, and it’s necessary every day – even inside (wrinkle-creating UVA rays shine right through windows) and even in the winter (UVA remains strong all year long). But don’t worry...
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An Interview with Dr. Friedman

In today’s blog, we revisit an interview with Dr Friedman. He had an incredible professional career in New York City. We know him as our founder, a truly respected dermatologist who had a significant impact on skin cancer prevention, treatment and education. He was also one of the brilliant minds at NYU Langone Medical Center who developed the ABCDEs of Melanoma, a skin cancer detection technique.  Read on to learn his motivation behind starting the company. SO, DR. FRIEDMAN, WHY DID YOU WANT TO...
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Chemical VS. Mineral Sunscreens

Sunscreen is sunscreen, right? Well… not really. There are two distinct forms of sunscreen that protect you in two different ways. Understanding the dangers of the sun’s radiation is important because it allows you to take the proper steps towards complete protection, but understanding how you are protected can be just as important. Finding “Broad Spectrum” on the front of your sunscreen is a must, but what should you look for on the back? What is the difference between chemical...
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