Now that summer is approaching rapidly, temperatures are beginning to soar and the humidity is getting thicker every day. For those of us who like to exercise outdoors, that translates into a greater need to pay attention to keeping ourselves hydrated adequately.
Just how much water is enough? It was once thought that eight 8-oz. glasses was the minimum. Then came the overhydration scare – the premise that one can drink too much water. So just how much water should you put in that glass or aluminum bottle? (You’re not still drinking from a plastic bottle, are you?!)
Are ready to begin your search for the perfect product? After looking over scores of ingredient lists, comparing several products against each other looking for safety hazards, natural ingredients, effectiveness, and cost, I am still not sure the perfect sunscreen exists! Perhaps the following information can at the least help you make an informed purchase.
Summer is approaching all too quickly – it seems we’ve gone from winter, through a brief interlude of spring, and arrived at summer all in about a month. Take one look at the seasonal aisle of any grocery or drug store, and you’ll see the proof – rows and rows of various sunscreens. There’s a sunscreen for every skin type – sporty, sensitive, baby, or environmentally concerned – and for every cosmetic preference – sunscreens, sunblocks, lotions, creams, oils, and sprays. How on earth is one to choose an effective, safe product that smells good, won’t wash off in the water, and doesn’t make you look like you’ve been bathed in Elmer’s glue? Unfortunately it’s about as easy as selecting a safe non-leaching water bottle these days.