Paula Goldstein

If I could offer you only one tip for the future, Sunscreen would be it.

Paula Goldstein
If I could offer you only one tip for the future, Sunscreen would be it.

"Wear Sunscreen
If I could offer you only one tip for the future,
Sunscreen would be it
The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists
whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience...
I will dispense this advice now... 

Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth
oh nevermind;
you will not understand the power and beauty of your youth until they have faded
But trust me, in 20 years you'll look back at photos of yourself
and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before
you and how fabulous you really looked...

You are not as fat as you imagine
Don't worry about the future; or worry, but know that worrying is as
effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubblegum
The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that
never crossed your worried mind

Don't mess too much with your hair
or by the time you're 40, it will look 85
Be careful whose advice you buy, but
be patient with those who supply it
Advice is a form of nostalgia
dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off
painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it's worth

But trust me on the sunscreen."

- Mary Schmich

Mary Schmich's speech (which was turned into Baz Luhrmann's cult song Everybody's Free) lauds the benefits of sun protection and how the words "always wear sunscreen" are a main-stay for good advice on planet earth. So with this in mind, we have decided to pick our favorite sunscreens for all of the eventualities that life may throw at us (ok- for 8 very specific things that life could throw at us... but hey, we tried). 

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The "I just got made


an Executive and my 

money is burning a 

hole in my powerful 

pocket" Sunscreen.

LA MER - The BroadSpectrum SPF 50 UVProtecting Fluid


The "I need an SPF but also something to fix the fact I drank vodka and wine last night, and I have a date later" Sunscreen.

It Cosmetics - Confidence in a Compact™ with SPF 50+ 

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The "I moved to the West Coast and I'm going to learn to surf, and this is my first step" Sunscreen.


The "I grew up in the U.K and my mum made me wear factor 50 even though it was raining on the beach" Sunscreen.


The "I'm sure I didn't have these little lines 6 month ago" Sunscreen.

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The"I'm gonna look like a motherf***ing bond girl leaving the sea" Sun-oil.

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The "french girls don't need facelifts" Sunscreen.

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The "It smells like summer break when I was 15, and really into it still" Sunscreen.

Hawaiian Tropic - Silk Hydration Moisturizing Broad Spectrum Lotion.