Protecting Your Skin This Winter

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Since my skin cancer situation of 2017, I treat my skin completely differently. Before, I never worried about moisturizing, thought SPF was a lost cause due to all those years in the sun, and covered any imperfections with as much makeup as I needed to get through the day.

Now, I wear mineral based face powder, I’m making investments in skincare that shows results, and testing new products that promise defense from UV and environmental elements.

One of those products in my arsenal is the NEUTROGENA® Hydro Boost CITY SHIELD™ SPF 25.


If this sun is out, it’s potentially damaging your skin – even during winter. And you can call me crazy but take it from someone who had Mohs surgery on her face at age 29: It’s real and it caught up to me. So I’m always looking for effective products that contain SPF for daily use.

This daily moisturizer is a light and hydrating water gel that helps protect skin against sun damage, pollution and environmental stressors.

Like we didn’t have enough to worry about with just UV rays, right?

To be honest, until recently I was completely oblivious to the effects that air pollution had on my skin. After scaring myself straight with a little research, I’m trying my best to ensure I’m using products like the NEUTROGENA® Hydro Boost CITY SHIELD™ SPF 25 that are enriched with antioxidants to help fight these daily environmental aggressors like pollution.

My skin gets particularly dry and flaky in these harsh Wisconsin winters so I grabbed a bottle of NEUTROGENA® Hydro Boost CITY SHIELD™ Facial Gel Mist while I was at Meijer. I was excited to give it a shot since it’s in the NEUTROGENA® CITY SHIELD™ line and it’s a perfect option for keeping my skin refreshed and dewy throughout the day. It can be worn under or over makeup – I do both! I do a few spritzes after my moisturizer, then apply my light makeup for the day. Whenever I’m feeling a little dull or dry, I cover my lashes and give my face a little spritz. Instant hydration and rejuvenation for that pollution-stressed skin. And since it’s a part of the CITY SHIELD™ line, it comes with all the perks of the gel moisturizer. It’s face level skincare for your body, with Hyaluronic Acid that hydrates and quenches dry skin, leaving it looking smooth and supple.

Honest review: This NEUTROGENA® CITY SHIELD™ line is a great option for hydrating skincare + the added protection of SPF and antioxidants to fight pollution for the educated woman on a budget. District Sparkle approved!




Is there a Meijer in your area? Make sure you check out the exclusive Meijer + NEUTROGENA® Hydro Boost event on 12/9. Beauty advisors will be handing out product samples and educating consumers on the benefits of the NEUTROGENA® CITY SHIELD™ line.

Holiday Deals

12/9-15: Buy One Get One 50% off on NEUTROGENA® Body Wash and Hand & Body Lotion

12/9-15: Buy One Get One 30% NEUTROGENA® Facial Care.

See your Meijer store for additional savings or