Top Sunblocks for Summer – Throwback

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It’s not a question of if you are going to use sunblock this summer, it’s which sunblock to use.ย There are tonnes and tonnes of sun protection products out now which can make it hard to know what’s best for you. In the past I just jumped for something that had medium to high SPF and didn’t smell like a chemical power plant. However now with more sensitive skin (and also much more skin knowledge) I am way more careful about what I chose to layer on before going outside. Today I’m sharing my three favourite suncreams which I am using at the moment – they are all slightly different catering to different needs/skin/sun activities.

โ™ฅ Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Clear Face $22.99 SPF 30

Best for: Breakout prone skin needing non-comedogenic products (won’t clog your pores) and something which is lightweight.

This sunblock made specifically for your face is oil free and super light with no grease in sight. It feels nice on the skin, almost like a light moisturiser and has a subtle plain scent. I really like Continue reading



Summer Survival Series #2 Road Trip Essentials

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It isn’t a typical Kiwi summer without some kind of road trip! Whether you’re heading home to catch up with family, having a girls getaway or off to a New Years festival having the essentials always ensures that your road trip isn’t a bumpy ride. There are certain things I take with me no matter where I’m going or what the occasion is during summer. If you read number 1 of my Summer Survival Series (check it out here if you missed it!) you’ll already know that I am planning to head off on a roadie down to Whakatane these holidays before I set off to Thailand. I’ve thrown together a list of totally essential items to take with me on my road trip – my holiday companion Oli at reallifeauckland.com has also compiled his road trip essentials. So together I think we have everything covered! Continue reading