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Travelers: protect your complexion in the sun with Supergoop!

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Whether you've been fortunate to escape the Polar Vortex for warmer climes or you've been frolicking in the snow, you need to protect your skin from sun exposure . . . especially your delicate complexion! That's why I was happy to be hosted to experience Supergoop!

Holly E. Thaggard is the founder of Supergoop! and here is her story:

When my close friend was diagnosed with melanoma 8 years ago, I couldn't believe that someone so young and healthy could get skin cancer.

After learning that skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and that more than 90% of the signs of aging are caused by the sun, I set out to raise awareness to these two key facts and Supergoop! would lead the way.

Supergoop! super broad spectrum sunscreens help protect skin from UVA rays, in addition to providing the SPF necessary to prevent damage caused by UVB sunburn rays but we don't stop there. Antioxidants have now shown to neutralize and deliver a second line of defense against photodamage and accelerated skin aging. Our clinicals have proven to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, elasticity and hyperpigmentation by neutralizing free radicals and stimulating collagen production.

We also recognize that traditional sunscreen is the farthest thing from "feels good". So, we strive to create products that you and your family actually want to put on. Lightweight and easy to apply, never goopy. And formulated with only the highest quality ingredients, always free from any controversial ones.

So, what are the products like? SPF 30 Anti-Aging City Sunscreen Serum has a thinner, lotion consistency. It won't just sit on your face and you can still apply your cosmetics with perfect ease. I used it in the Bahamas, where it was crucial. It definitely kept me from burning where I used it . . . the key is, you have to use it! You also have to make sure you get it on all exposed areas. It held up well, even in humid conditions. It comes in travel 3-1-1 sizes, as do many of their most popular products.

Here's what they say about it:

The Promise

Smoothes fine lines and wrinkles
Protects from IRA (infrared rays) - PA+++ for highest UVA protection
Reduces UV-induced redness and skin discoloration
Hydrates and moisturizes to promote healthy, youthful skin
Free of oxybenzone*, parabens, and fragrances

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Vitamins E and B5 aid nutrient absorption and cell renewal, reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles
Hydrovotin 24 stimulates the skin’s natural moisturizing agent so that the skin stays hydrated and well moisturized without the need of a heavy-duty cream
Uniprotect PT-3 stimulates the skin’s antioxidant pathways and natural enzymatic repair system

SPF 35 Daily Correct CC Cream Light to Medium has a whipped lotion texture, blending into fair-medium to medium complexions. It's maybe a touch deep for the fairest skin tones. It blends well and has a decent amount of coverage for imperfections. A "cc cream" corrects and is an incorporated beauty balm. It's great for travel, because you don't have to be perfect in its application. They recommend fingers, which is fine, but I also love using my sponge for an even laydown.

This is what they say about it:

The Promise

Neutralizes discolorations and blotchiness, restoring vibrancy and glow
Promotes youthful skin with anti-aging benefits
Protects from UVA, UVB, and IRA (infrared rays) - highest PA+++ rating for highest UVA protection
Softens the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores
Reduces skin inflammation
Leaves behind a fresh and flawless face
Free of oxybenzone*, parabens, and fragrances

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100% mineral active ingredients and antioxidants
Mica minerals bind together to create a strong, sheer cream, reflecting light away from creases that seem to instantly disappear
Omega-3 and Omega-6 are essential fatty acids that improve skin moisture and overall skin health while reducing inflammation

SPF 30+ UVA | UVB Acaifusion Lip Balm has a rich, protective jelly texture. It has a sheer pink tint that really works for women and men, giving you a photogenic look wherever you are. It's very difficult to protect lips from the sun, but here's a product that finally does! The flavor is pleasant and not overwhelming. It's also a relief after sun exposure.

Here's what they say about it:

The Promise

Protects against broad-spectrum UVA and UVB rays
Calms, soothes and protects dry or chapped lips
Hydrates to keep your lips continuously moisturized
Makes lips look beautiful and healthy with a sheer pink tint
Free of oxybenzone*, parabens, and fragrances

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Shea butter provides deep, long-lasting hydration

Pair and Apply

Best paired with SPF 40 Antioxidant-Infused Sunscreen Day Cream or SPF 30 Anti-Aging City Sunscreen Serum for full coverage and protection of the face
Apply generously and evenly to lips
Reapply frequently after swimming or towel drying
Works great over or under your favorite lip color, delivering maximum SPF protection and benefits

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