What’s Up Wednesday – February 22

What's Up Wednesday - February 22 - Helen Jon Bikini & Rodan and Fields Sunless Tanner and SunscreenHi, guys! Hope you’re all well and not catching the awful stomach bug that seems to be hitting everywhere! So far so good here. I had an amazing trip to Playa del Carmen, Mexico this last weekend and wanted to share a few of my favorite items that I used before and during the trip! Let’s check out my bathing suit from Helen Jon and Rodan and Fields Sunless Tanner and Sunscreen!

I received these items so that I could write an honest review. I only recommend products and services I believe in. All words and opinions are my own!

What I’m Loving This Week

My Helen Jon Bikini

Helen Jon Bikini Top with a Lace-Up BackI partnered up with Nani Nalu’s Kansas City location for the trip. They make swimsuit shopping really fun and pre-choose suits for you based on a little survey. You go in by appointment (preferably…they do take walk-ins) and try on the swimsuits they’ve chosen for you. They know their suits and will choose more based on how things are fitting and what you’re looking for. They fitted me with the perfect suit and I’m so happy with it! I got this amazing bikini from Helen Jon. It fits me perfectly and makes me feel amazing! It’s so comfortable and feels incredibly well-made. And she’s a Kansas City local! Super cool!

Nani Nalu has two locations: Minneapolis and Kansas City. To schedule and appointment and get store details, click here!

Rodan and Fields Sunless Tanner

Rodan and Fields Sunless Tanner ComparisonBefore I left for Mexico, I wanted to get a little tan…the healthy way. I know an awesome girl that sells Rodan and Fields and asked about a sunless tanner and sunscreen. She got me a bottle of each and I love them both! I used two applications of the Rodan and Fields Essentials Foaming Sunless Tan. The photo shows my original color on my left leg and my right leg is after two applications. You can really tell the difference if you look closer to my feet. I loved it because it was easy to apply and gave me a nice light tan without looking fake.

If you give it a try, make sure you shave and exfoliate before applying the foaming sunless tanner. Be careful not to add too much on your knees, elbows, and ankles as these areas tend to soak in more and can end up darker. If you do end up with darker areas, exfoliate the darker areas and it should remove some of the color. I may or may not have had to do that…

Rodan and Fields Sunscreen

Rodan and Fields SunscreenAlong with the Foaming Sunless Tan, Molly gave me the Rodan and Fields Essentials Broad Spectrun SPF 30 Sunscreen. This stuff works! And, it doesn’t smell like your typical sunscreen! A few years ago my husband and I went to Mexico and I left with sun poisoning. We used a cheap sunscreen, and didn’t apply it quite enough. At all. This sunscreen from Rodan and Fields is a broad spectrum so it covers UVA and UVB rays, as well as free radicals and environmental stressors. It’s water resistant for up to 40 minutes and two hours out of the water. It goes on easily and isn’t sticky or greasy. It’s great! My husband even commented that he liked it. 🙂

I used the sunscreen all weekend. I feel like it definitely did it’s job (hello, no sunburn!), but I still got a great tan. It protected my skin but still allowed just enough sun to “get through” to give me a nice glow!

If you would like either of these products or to check out all the other great items Rodan and Fields has to offer for your skin, check out Molly’s page here! You can also follow her on Instagram! Want to know how you can start your own R+F business? Click here!

Have you used anything from Rodan and Fields? What did you think? Let me know below!

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11 thoughts on “What’s Up Wednesday – February 22

  1. I’ve heard great things about Rodan and Fields. My friend sells the products and she raves about it! I’ve seen some of the befores and afters and it’s quite impressive!

  2. I’m looking for a good sunscreen for summer (I have SUCH fair skin!) I’ll have to check out Rodan and Fields. I have a few friends who sell it and love it.

  3. That bikini is SO CUTE! I am really looking forward to the pool this summer! Cant wait!

  4. I am always looking for good self tanners! I’ll definitely try the Rodan and Fields one.

  5. The Rodan and Fields tanner did as it promised. I love the light tan it gave you. I will have to ask around who sells this stuff. I want to start preparing for a great summer ahead! Thanks for the review.

    1. I linked to my friend that sells it if you don’t know anyone that sells Rodan and Fields!

  6. I’m so excited for spring to arrive! Your bathing suit is so adorable.

  7. I’ve never used anything from Rodan and Fields. I have always wondered about sunless tanner, I can see the difference between your feet.

  8. Ooooo that self tanner sounds like something I totally need!!! I love tan skin but hate actual uv rays!

  9. Now you have me wanting to go to the beach. I can’t wait for our weather to warm up.

  10. […] you’ve been keeping up with my blog, you know I was extremely happy with the Helen Jon two-piece suit that I chose. The best part? It […]

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