Teal & Gold NOTD

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Finding myself with a bit of much needed quiet time, I decided to do a NOTD! I’ve missed them. Today’s nails have a tealy aqua-blue base with some gold dots. I used Reitman’s Aqua Mineral for the base and Avon Gel Finish 7 in 1 nail enamel for the dots. And of course my favourite NYC fast drying top coat.

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I liked the results, super simple, easy and cute.

Hope you’re all doing well!

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Some Sunscreen Bull Shite

A reblog from me is rare, but this one is highly worthy of sharing!

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Ok so I’ve been digging around in the world of sunscreen education / communication again and I saw this still going around:

UVA is for Ageing

UVB is for Burning

As if ‘we’ are participating in some simple fairy tale………

Well we are not five years old people, we are mature adults and UVA is NOT for ageing and UVB is NOT for burning.  The split between UVA and UVB is somewhat arbitrary in as much as the point in which one becomes another for SUNSCREENS sake is man-made.

What the skin sees is the sun in all its glory – a continuous stream of rays of varying wavelength, some short, some long and some in-between.  We need to think of sunlight as a symphony and not just a breakdown of its notes – quality based not quantity based.

OK so back to the A is ageing and B is…

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