07 April 2011

Sephora and the Skin Cancer team up once again to bring you the Sun Safety Kit

There is one thing I try to buy every single year from Sephora, and I am going to encourage you to do the same: The Sun Safety Kit.

*image from Sephora.com

From Happi.com:

This month, Sephora and The Skin Cancer Foundation unveiled the fifth edition of its Sun Safety Kit ($25). This annual partnership in sun protection is one of Sephora’s most popular kits, according to the company. The collection features SPF must-haves where 100% of the net profits will benefit The Skin Cancer Foundation. 

"Today’s beauty products offer effective sun protection in lightweight and targeted formulations so now there’s no excuse to skip the SPF,” said Melanie McGuire, Sephora’s vice president of education.“We’re proud that Sephora’s 2011 Sun Safety Kit contains an incredible selection to provide alternatives, all while protecting the skin from UVA and UVB exposure.”

“We can’t thank Sephora enough for their ongoing support,” said Perry Robins, MD, president, The Skin Cancer Foundation, “This is a tremendous program that not only demonstrates their commitment to sun safety education, but provides significant funding that helps us to fulfill our mission... We are delighted to be partnering with them for the fifth consecutive year.”

This year’s selection includes past favorites, as well as new “sizable” additions for your sun protection arsenal, all in generous, larger sizes. Complete with a bonus travel and beach-friendly tote bag and a Sun Safety Tip Card featuring The Skin Cancer Foundation’s prevention guidelines, everyone can have a fun – and safe summer. 

More info: www.sephora.com

This years kit contains the following items:

This set contains:
- 0.03 oz Bare Escentuals bareMinerals SPF 25 Mineral Veil
- 0.5 oz Boscia Oil-free Daily Hydration SPF 15
- 0.5 oz DDF Mattifying Oil Control SPF 15
- 0.7 oz Murad Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30
- 0.5 oz Ole Henriksen Fresh Lips SPF 15
- 0.5 oz Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer All Day Defense Moisture Lotion SPF 30
- 0.4 oz Philosophy Hope Oil Free SPF 30
- 0.23 oz Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion SPF 60 PA +++
- 0.25 oz Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer SPF 15 With Dermaxyl Complex
- 0.33 oz Supergoop! Everyday SPF 30+
- 1 Swipe Supergoop! SPF 30 Sunscreen Swipes with Zinc for Sensitive Skin
- 0.5 oz TanTowel Plus Self-Tan Towelette For Face & Body
- Beach Tote 

I personally have purchased this kit 3 times in the past 4 years (one year I waited too long and it sold out).  For $25 you receive an amazing amount of products.  I have never once been disappointed in the number of products, or the size of the products.  High end sunscreens can be rather expensive, and it is great that you can try out a number of them before making an investment in a full bottle.  Honestly, I think I have only bought a full size bottle one time when I worked outdoors.  Every other time the kit had enough product to get me through the summer - I use the higher end products on my face and drugstore sunscreen on my body.  

Have you bought this kit before?  Do you plan on picking it up this year?

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*I am in no way assoicated with Sephora or Sephora.com.  I simply encourage everyone to take advantage of this deal because A)it's a great deal B)We need to be more aware of the need for SPF, both UVA and UVB protection!*