Ask the Esthetician: Mineral SPF Questions Answered

What should I look for in Sun Protection?
Answer: Look for a mineral based sun block with an SPF around 25 to 35.           Organic Beauty Title With Collection1 | Xenana Spa | Portland Oregon

We are pleased to announce the welcomed arrival of the new Eminence Organic and Mineral Cosmetics, just in time for Spring! These paraben-free SPF products feed and nourish your skin without the unhealthy and questionable chemicals that are found in most sunscreens.

Eminence Organic and Mineral Cosmetics use the mineral Zinc as a sun block, to literally block out the sun. Zinc remains on the surface of your skin to deter the suns rays and create a physical shield.  Zinc provides protection from the rays UVA (A for aging), UVB (for burning), and UVC (for cancer causing).  You can think of the difference between sun block and sunscreen by thinking of a screen door.  Most chemical suncreens do not protect your skin from the UVC rays, as these sunscreens work via a chemical reaction on your skin and then are directly absorbed into your bloodstream.
This is why you need to re-apply them so often.  Not only do they have no nutritional or healing value, many of these chemicals are harmful to your health, especially the higher the SPF, the more chemicals added. Eminence Organic Skin care, you will recognize the active ingredients which are so healthy for your skin and for your whole body.

~The new Eminence Tinted Moisturizer SPF 25 comes in two shades, Caramel Latte and Cocoa Latte to give your skin a light to medium sun-kissed glow.  These tinted moisturizers nourish, hydrate, and calm.  Just add a bit of your favorite Eminence moisturizer to customize to your skin tone color and skin type, and apply evenly to your face.
~Also new, the Chai Berry Glow natural mineral illuminator and Mocha Berry Bronzer both give your skin warmth and luminosity.  These mineral highlighters are long wearing and oil controlling.
~You will love our new Cinnamon Kiss Lip Plumper.  A natural means to plumping the lips, giving your kisser a healthy pout. The cinnamon oil promotes fuller lips by encouraging circulation and it really works!
Eminence Organic and Mineral SPF products utilize health giving ingredients such as:
Zinc–Anti-oxidant rich protection against free radicals, as well as calming anti-inflammatory
Green Tea–Contains incredible cancer fighting polyphenols which are powerful anti-oxidants
Linden Tea–Hydrating and calming
Biocomplex, found in most of Eminence’s products and contains the following:
Vitamins A (from carrots)–repairs cells, renewal and restoration
E (from tomatoes)–promotes elasticity and is anti-aging with healing properties
C (from Rosehips)–increases collagen production
Co-Enzyme Q-10 (from spinach)–a powerful anti-oxidant!
Alpha Lipoic Acid (from Evening Primrose)–protects lipids and water levels in the skin
Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil and Aloe Vera–Hydrating, Nourishing, and works to alleviate the effects of UV Radiation

Wow! All that, and protection from the sun’s harmful UVC rays!!!

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