Vanicream SPF 60Facial Sunscreen is extremely important to wear everyday. Typically makeup and daytime facial lotions come equipped with SPF 15 or 30.

These products can help prevent skin damage and wrinkles, however, most dermatologists will recommend that you use a separate skin sunscreen that has a higher SPF.

It is also recommended that those with sensitive skin should rely on one moisturizer for day and night to keep their facial routine consistent. In this case it is very important to apply sunscreen in the morning before your moisturizer.

Below are list of three facial sunscreens ranging from affordable to luxury:

Inexpensive: Vanicream SPF 60 (picture above). Vanicream is a great brand that works great for senstive skin.

Vanicream is free from dyes, fragrances, parabens, and other common chemical irritants. You can grab a 4oz tube at your local pharmasist for about $15.

La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen FluidModerate: La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid. La Roche Posay provides a facial sunscreen that eliminates shine with a matte finish.

This sunscreen is also made with Senna Alata, a tropical leaf extract which La Roche-Posay claims to be a powerful skin antioxidant. A 1.7oz bottle is $27.50.

Chanel UV Essential Protective UV Care SPF 30Expensive: Chanel UV Essentiel Protective UV Care Anti-Pollution SPF 30+. Percision by Chanel provides a facial sunscreen with mineral and plant based ingredients such as licorice extract which Chanel claims help to erase evidence of sun damage. A one ounce tube is $48.

Read about how to get a natural looking bronze on Bravadora!

Dark Room Nail Polish Opi by SephoraOkay, so I admit that I am obsessed with Sephora by OPI Nail Polish Shades. I love them, I love them, I love them! Here are four great nail polish shades from Sephora by OPI that I plan to wear this fall:

1. Dark Room: a smokey deep evergreen (shown above). This shade is a new addition to the Sephora by OPI and I think it is a great fall color. Dark Room will complement a ton of outfits. Wear it with blue jeans or pair it with an opposite color like bright orange. It’s going to look great!

2. 212 Sephora Nail Color Sephora by OPI212-Sephora: a smokey black irredescent with flecks of gold and copper glitter. This nail shade is a really great fall shade because it combines dark and gloomy with fun and girly. A perfect glam combo. 212-Sephora nail shade just begs to worn out to a flashy New York night club!

Sephora by OPI in Madame President3. Madame President: primary red…of course. Take charge of your life this fall and go bright. Lighten up those dark fall colors with a nice presidental punch of red.

Sephora by OPI in Caffeine Fix4. Caffeine Fix: dark plum coffee. I am still quite obsessed with finding that perfect royal purple. This one is deep, dark and sleek. Wear it with something light and neutral like nude to really make the color pop.

To check out more colors that I love from Sephora by OPI…click here

Watching So You Think You Can Dance last night brought up an emotional subject in Melissa’s and Ade’s breast cancer routine.

I was very touched by this dance as I have lost several of my family members including both my Grandmothers to cancer.

So You Think You Can Dance not only reminded me of my family’s personal fight with cancer but also reminded me to support the research to fight all types of cancer.

Below are a few ways that us beauty fanatics help to support the cause:

Clinque Lipstick Support Breast Cancer AwarenessClinque’s Lipstick made specifically to promote Breast Cancer Awareness donates $10 for every purchase.

This lipstick is a beautiful femine pink shade that looks great on everyone and comes in a sleek designed tube and lipstick case.  Priced at $16.50 and available for a limited time at Sephora.

Anthony Sea Salt ScrubAnthony Logistics for Men is not only a great skin care line for men, but a portion of its proceeds are donated to Prostate Cancer Awareness.

Anthony’s Sea Salt Scrub for men is shown to the left is just one of the amazing products which uses natural ingredients like Aloe and Vitamin C to exfoliate and sooth rough skin.

So don’t forget that there are many ways to raise awareness and fight cancer. Please help the cause and go to cancer.org to find out more about the fight and how you can help!

Josie Maran Tinted MoisturizerTwo celebrities that are bringing you safe, non-toxic beauty products are Josie Maran and Stella McCartney.

Josie Maran, former supermodel, has created a makeup line which embodies green beauty. She uses organic botanical ingredients like Vitamin E, Coconut Oil and Aloe.  Natural ingredients along with eco-friendly packaging create the perfect line of beauty products. You can find Josie Maran’s green makeup line at department stores and Sephora. Josie Maran Tinted Moisturizer shown above.

Stella McCartney Care 5 Benefits Moisturizing CreamCare, an organic skin care line from Stella McCartney, is an environmentally friendly approach to skincare. Stella McCartney keeps the environment at the forefront by combining a natural skin care line and a recycle program. Her green beauty products are free from chemical preservatives and parabens without sacrificing luxury. Stella’s Care line includes a three step program to cleanse, tone and rescue & revitalize using ingredients like Grape Seed Oil, Vitamin C, and Green Tea. You will be able to find Stella McCartney Care at Sephora.

Five Benefits Moisturizing Cream by Care by Stella McCartney shown above.

Guess SandalsFor a casual summer sandal, I love these metalic flip flops by Guess. They are $59 and are so much nicer than a boring old flip flop.

Wear them with a dress or skirt, or pair them with shorts for a twist on a casual look.

Now if I could only find a great matching bag…

Sephora by OPI in Lagoon A BeachAlso, if you are looking for a great nail color to pair…try Lagoon-a Beach from Sephora by OPI.

To read more on Bravadora about the best nail shades from Sephora by OPI…click here!

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