Applying Mineral Sunscreen: How Much is Enough to Not Get Burned?

Photo shows what 1/4 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, 1 teaspoon, and 2 teaspoons of sunscreen look like Have you ever been sunburned even though you put on sunscreen? I certainly have. What’s the deal? Even with the safest mineral sunscreen, it’s important to apply enough and to reapply often. But what exactly is “enough” sunscreen? And what’s

3 places you might not be applying sunscreen (but should)

Badger Bill at the beach wearing a shirt that says Fresh from the Badger Mines When it comes to mineral sunscreens, application matters. In order for them to be truly effective, you have to apply enough, and reapply often. But have you ever given much thought about where you apply it? I’m sure you have

Why You Can’t Count on DIY Sunscreens

Badger's sunscreen in lab batch jars on top of a quality control spreadsheet https://www.badgerbalm.com/collections/mineral-sunscreen With the rising concerns over sunscreen ingredients and the popularity of internet do-it-yourself instructions, people are exploring making their own DIY or homemade sunscreens. Safe and effective sunscreens are, however, actually very difficult to make. Hey Badger, are you

Aromatherapy for Spring

An illustrated badger crosses a stream with a hummingbird. A closeup of Badger's cheerful mind balm illustration. If you’re anything like we Badgers here in the northeast, spring can’t come soon enough! The first day of spring is Friday, but with snow still on the ground it’s been feeling as though spring will never arrive, despite what