Best Sunscreens for Summer 2015

Best Sunscreen

In summer your skin must be protected from hazadrous sun rays, especially of you go to Hawaii beaches or anywhere else to the sea.

Last year I wrote about how to choose a sunscreen and you already know what ingredients should be written on the pack of a good sun protection solution. This post provides a list of five best sunscreens of 2015.

1. Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus IR3535® Gentle Breeze SPF 30 Lotion by Avon

Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus IR3535® Gentle Breeze SPF 30 Lotion by Avon
I included it in my list as this lotion has a number of good functions: protects the skin from UV rays, effectively repels mosquitoes (and other bugs) and at the same time takes care of skin. The lotion contains aloe vera and vitamin E. It mosturizes and softens skin, lasts longer and smells great. Contains active sunscreen ingredients: octinoxate 7.5%, oxybenzone 6.0% and octisalate 5.0%.

2. Original Protection Spray 12Hr Moisturisation SPF30 by Garnier

Original Protection Spray 12Hr Moisturisation SPF30 by Garnier
French cosmetic company L’Oreal is making good products in its Garnier branch. Ambre Solaire is a well-known line of sun protection products: sunsreens and after-sun for different types of skin, suitable for entire family! This product is very easy to use because it is in form of spray. Its major advantage is long lasting moisturisation which is so needed in summer time. Contains Vitamin E.

3. Sensitive Advanced Protection Face And Neck Lotion SPF 50+ by Garnier

Sensitive Advanced Protection Face And Neck Lotion SPF 50+ by Garnier
On the beach not only your body needs protection, but face and neck too! It would be a good idea to choose a solution with high SPF. Sensitive skin needs an SPF 50, not less. This product has no perfume and no colourants, is hypoallergenic. Just perfect.

4. Huile Sèche SPF 20 by Vichy

Huile Sèche SPF 20 by Vichy
This luxury product provides a luxury care for your luxury body when you are under the sun.  It has a number of advantages: it comes in form of spray easy to use, it is suitable for both body and face and it contains oil! The maker claims that the spray protects your skin from premature aging, pigmented spots and damaging. Contains coconut oil and unique thermal water Vichy SPA.

5. Hawaiian Sunscreen SPF 45 by Alba Botanica

Hawaiian Sunscreen SPF 45 by Alba Botanica
In my list of five best sunscreens this is an organic one. It contains 100% vegetarian ingredients and has no parabens! Contains revitalizing green tea. Moisturizes skin for long period of time and is water resistant. Who loves organic products, should take into consideration this sunscreen.


Best Beaches in the USA in 2015

Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, Hawaii

Preparing for 2015 summer vacations? Find out what beaches in the USA are best this year.

Last week  Professor Stephen Leatherman of Florida International University  known as Dr. Beach revealed which ten beaches in the USA are best. He makes this list each year and now is the time for 2015 edition as the summer is coming. This year the title of top beach in the USA received Waimanalo Bay Beach Park located on Oahu, Hawaii.

Dr. Beach estimates beaches by 50 criteria such as water and sand quality, amenities,  environmental management. Waimanalo Bay Beach Park received highest marks in all categories and it is ahead of Barefoot Beach in Florida. In past several years Leatherman introduced some new criteria for beaches estimation. The talk is about no-smoking rules. and safety.

Leatherman explained that when the talk is about litter on beaches, most frequently are seen there cigarette butts and plastic, therefore he gave higher marks to those beaches that are clean. On the beaches where smoking was permitted it was normal to gather ten cigarette butts in a square meter. In Oahu smoking is banned on beaches and that makes their beaches clean. This helped the Oahu beach to win this year the highest place in top 10 best US beaches. Another factor which plays an important role is beach location. Waimanalo is located in a quiet town near an Air Force base, far away from the noisy city of Waikiki.

Leatherman says that the beach is very beautiful and few people know about this place. That is one more reason why it is so clean and perfect. The beach is the longest in Oahu, the water is blue and not very deep here. It is a safe place. Though there are a lot of amazing beaches in Hawaii, but not every beach can be called safe.

It should be said that Waimanalo Bay is a perfect place for fising and there is a lot of fish here. However, the waters here are calm and this place is not for surfing.

In 2015 list of best US beaches was included one more Hawaii beach. The talk is about  Hamoa Beach on Maui . Generally speaking, Hawaii beaches receive highest marks from Leatherman for years.

2015 Top 10 Beaches in the USA:
1. Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, Hawaii;
2. Barefoot Beach in Bonita Springs, Florida;
3. St. George Island State Park on the Florida Panhandle;
4. Hamoa Beach on Maui, Hawaii;
5. Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks of North Carolina;
6. Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne, Florida;
7. Coast Guard Beach on Cape Cod, Massachusetts;
8. Beachwalker Park on Kiawah Island, South Carlolina;
9. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park in Naples, Florida;
10. East Beach in Santa Barbara, California.