June 19, 2024

The Ultimate Guide to Sun Protection: COOLA Sunscreen SPF for Radiant Skin

SPF is extremely important for your skin’s health, so we partner with COOLA to bring you the best in sun protection.

Summertime in the Myrtle Beach area is all about sun, surf, and sand. Sun protection is a priority for beach babes who want to keep their skin healthy and radiant. Sunscreen products are essential for preventing damage to the skin, like painful sunburns, sun spots, and fine lines and wrinkles.

 

Broad Spectrum

Not all sunscreens are equal, however, so look closely at the label! If a sunscreen is labeled “broad spectrum” it offers protection against both ultraviolet A (those rays responsible for premature aging) and ultraviolet B (the rays that lead to painful sunburn). Both types of UV exposure may cause skin cancer. If a product carries the term “broad spectrum” on its label you can be assured you are fully protected. 

 

SPF

Another concern of sun-savvy consumers is sunscreen’s SPF. According to the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, you should never use sunscreen with an SPF below 30. The SPF in your sunscreen is the formulation that protects your skin against the sun’s harmful rays. 

 

Aging Gracefully

Did you know that up to 80% of visible aging signs, such as wrinkles and age spots, are caused by the sun? Aging gracefully is about maintaining healthy habits, and one of the most critical steps you can take is to protect your skin from UV rays. Incorporating broad-spectrum sunscreen into your daily routine- and remembering to re-apply- is crucial! 

 

Ocean Friendly

Many contaminants in our oceans are harming the coral reefs and ocean life. This includes industrial pollutants, plastics, and yes, even sunscreens. Many of the sunscreens on the market today are made using chemicals like Homosalate, Octocrylene, Octisalate, and Avobenzone. These chemicals absorb the sun’s harmful UV rays and then release them back into the air. Although they have FDA approval, if these chemicals break down, they are released into the ocean when you swim and are linked to aquatic toxicity. 

The better choice for you and the environment? Mineral-based sunscreens. Mineral sunscreens block harmful rays by creating a barrier that reflects them away from your delicate skin. Two of the top minerals for sun protection? Titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. Always practice sun safety and protect our reefs too.

 

Cinzia Stands by COOLA Sunscreen Products

When choosing sunscreen, it’s essential that you use products that protect against sun damage, don’t harm the environment, and are good for your skin. At Cinzia Spa, we carry COOLA sunscreen products. That’s because COOLA’s standards align with our own. 

  • We believe in products that use organic ingredients, and we incorporate them into our services as often as possible. 70% or more of COOLA’s formulas use certified organic ingredients. 
  • Cinzia Spa supports sustainability. COOLA formulates their products using locally sourced, sustainable ingredients as often as possible.
  • We believe in doing all we can to support healthy, radiant skin. COOLA infuses their products with antioxidants like meadowfoam seed oil, red raspberry oil, prickly pear extract, cocoa seed oil, and Buriti oil. These free-radical fighting all-natural oils help you glow radiantly while doing exactly what they are designed to do.

All COOLA products are vegan and cruelty-free. They never use parabens or phthalates which are possible endocrine disruptors. And you can be assured COOLA products never include Oxybenzone and Octinoxate which are highly toxic to our oceans.

 

We’ve Got You Covered

At Cinzia Spa, we have your back- and your front, arms, legs, face, and lips! The COOLA sunscreen products we carry include sprays, lotions, and lip products designed to protect your delicate skin. 

Don’t leave any of your beautiful, radiant and healthy skin to chance. Protect every inch of your skin, even on a cloudy day. Sun protection is self-care. Find out more at Cinzia Spa.

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