Important Advice From The Sunburn Expert

Important Advice From The Sunburn Expert

Burn baby burn.

Sunburn is the absolute worst. If you're like me and all you have to do is sit by a window for 30 minutes to get a sunburn, then you understand my struggle. It doesn't matter what the season is or whether it is peak sunlight for that day, I still get burnt. That's why I'm here to give the inside scoop on how to beat the wrath of sunburn.

Reapplying is the name of the game. When I was a young naive child I thought one good application of SPF 50 would get me through beach day. This could not be farther from the truth. If I've learned one thing from my 19 years on the earth, it is to reapply. Just maybe you will come out of the day with no sunburn. Look at how much fun reapplying can be!

On every vacation bring Aloe. Yes, this includes if you are going some place snowy. I have gotten my fair share of sunburn whilst skiing. So unless you are going some place exotic with actual aloe plants, please bring aloe Save yourself the pain.

Gotta love those goggle tans. Know your limits. Chances are if you feel like you are burning... you most likely are. Sure you might not see it right away but sunburn has a nasty skill of just becoming noticeable and painful when you leave the sun. You'll look in the mirror hours later and be faced with the reality of: SUNBURN.

Nowhere is safe. Sure you should put sunburn on your face, arms, and legs. But don't under any circumstances forget less obvious places. I've gotten the toe sunburn, believe me when I say it is painful. Next time you are contemplating whether to put sunscreen on the top of your ears, stop contemplating and do it.

Don't touch it. This one is pretty self explanatory... don't touch your sunburn because it will hurt like hell. Quit poking at it in the hopes that it will disappear.

On a serious note, sunburn sucks a lot in the moment but it is important to think long term about melanoma. More than 1 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States a year. Put on some sunscreen, getting that tan (or burn) isn't everything.

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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

Sorry, not sorry.


Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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Wearing Sneakers To The Gym Just Isn't Going To Cut It These Days

Going to the gym is more than just working out its about having the right gadgets and outfits to go with it.


I am an advocate of making sure you sweat once a day, I love going to the gym. I blast my music, feel my muscles fatiuging, and sweat it out. As I have been going to the gym more I have noticed that people's outfits to the gym are more than just your average t-shirt and leggings people wear multicolored and matching attire and are geared up with their Apple airpods and watches.

I personally go with an old T-shirt and throw on my freshly washed leggings and my running shoes and I am ready to go, but I see how dressing in the full work out attire has a positive impact on your gym session. Feeling fully motivated in your new matching gym getup is important as you will want to work out harder and push yourself being that you are fully in the right gear. As I progress in attending the gym I want to get an Apple watch and track my data.

It is important to move your body for at least once an hour a day and by going to the gym you are ensuring this movement. Eating right also puts you on track and if you are working out and eating right you will surely soon see your hard work. NoIt doesn't matter what you wear to the gym as long as you are there your making progress. It is important however to stay motivated because in order to get anything out of the gym you have to participate and in doing so wearing a cute gym out fit will only make this better.


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