Wearable Sun Protection

Five functional tops and rash-guards to beat the burn

There’s no faster way to throw shade on a warm weather vacation (or the first few hot days of spring) than with sunburn. It takes only 15 minutes of direct sunlight exposure for skin damage to begin occurring, so protection is a must. While sunscreen remains a necessity, innovations in UV-protective fabrics, along with style-forward designs are making wearable sun protection a lot more, well, …

Men’s Summer Swimwear

Stylish new options for comfortable, confident bathing at the beach or pool

Beachwear style changes just as rapidly as other fashion. Although women tend to be granted more options, each year certain retailers provide interesting swim alternatives for men. Some of us might still be wearing the trunks we’ve had for the past six years. If that’s you, or if you’re just interested in riding the trends while riding the waves, check out the 10 brands we …

After Sun Skincare

Eight ways to hydrate your skin for a year-round glow

The days of “hydrating” skin with deep tanning oil while baking in the sun are over. In today’s educated world, a high-powered sunscreen is only the foundation for maintaining healthy skin and avoiding damage. Anyone spending time outside in the summer months, whether relaxing on the beach or doing a little urban farming, should counterbalance exposure to UV rays even after the sun goes down. …