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The Zoe Report

Can You Use Retinol & Vitamin C Together?  To start, vitamin C helps reduce complexion concerns like dullness, uneven skin tone, acne scars, and texture. "Vitamin C is an essential part of skin health. It's an antioxidant and a critical factor for collagen synthesis," Dr. Hadley King, a clinical instructor of dermatology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell Universe,...

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Men's Journal

Why a Probiotic Grooming Regimen Is More Important Than Ever.  Here is a simple, minimalist regimen that Rogers prescribes to her patients when their skin needs rebalancing -- in that the skin is inflamed, irritated, and likely stripped of all good bacteria, as well as out of whack on the pH front.  Follow these steps to help you rebuild, promote,...

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Byrdie

How To Stop Waking Up With "Pillow Face" Every Morning (It's Possible).  Slow Down Aging With SPF.  This one from Ghost Democracy is SPF 33 and 100% mineral, and doesn't leave behind a greasy residue, white-cast, or chalky finish.  The pump applicator also makes it easy to disperse the perfect amount of product each and every time.

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Elle

27 Acne Scar Treatments Dermatologists Swear By.  The Best Serums For Stubborn Dark Spots: Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum ($34).  To help fade dark spots faster, Dr. Z suggests reaching for Ghost Democracy's Lightbulb Vitamin C serum that provides a strong dose of vitamin C to bring you one step closer to clear skin.

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Forbes

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: The Best Men's Skincare Products For Travel.  Invisible Lightweight Daily Face Sunscreen SPF33 by Ghost Democracy.  Sunscreen is arguably the most important part of any skincare routine -- your first line of defense -- and traveling is no time to neglect this crucial step.  This compact and incredibly lightweight cream is perfect for daily use, formulated...

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PopSugar

The Results Are In: These are the Most Mind-Blowing Skin-Care Launches of the Year So Far.  Even with 20 percent zinc oxide, this Ghost Democracy lightweight Daily Face Sunscreen SPF33 ($33) manages to feel totally weightless and absorbs into skin, without a greasy film, at record speed.  Plus, should you decide to wear makeup, your foundation will glide on top...

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CNN Underscored

The best face moisturizers, according to dermatologists.  Ghost Democracy Lightweight Daily Face Moisturizer: Great for both oily and sensitive skin types, this editor-favorite formula uses niacinamide probiotics and oat seed extract to deliver nonoreasy, non shiny hydration that instantly sinks into the skin.

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PureWow

8 Skincare Trends That Will Be Huge in 2021 (And the Two We're Leaving Behind).  "Blue light protection will become increasingly important as we continue to spend a majority of time working from home on computer screens, cell phones and tablets, which can cause premature aging from HEV light," shares Ross.  (His go-to sunscreen for both UV/HEV protection is Ghost...

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Oola (Gift Guide)

Don't be a basic gift giver!  We've rounded up our favorite unique finds for the holiday season.  Finally, skincare products that are as effective as they are clean.  Ghost Democracy uses higher concentrations of lead ingredients (not just a drop) for high-performance skincare.  Their advanced multi-step skincare routine comes with our daily cleanser, two serums, the probiotic moisturizer, active-packed eye...

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Health Central

How to Switch Over Your Skincare Routine for Fall and Winter.  Dr. Zeichner agrees and points out that it's also a great chance to get in some high-quality skincare ingredients to help replace any of that summer glow you might be missing right now.  His pick: Ghost Democracy's Invisible lightweight Daily Face Sunscreen SPF 33, which, he explains, "contains niacinamide,...

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Hip2Save

This Clean Product Line Takes The Guess Work Out Of My Skincare Routine.  I won't be ghosting these products anytime soon!  It's been a while since I've gotten the chance to rave about skincare so when I got the opportunity to try out the offerings from Ghost Democracy, y'all know I had to jump at it.

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RealSelf

You're Probably Using Facial Oils Wrong.  Derms Explains How You Should Actually Be Using This Skin-Care Product.  Ghost Democracy Softglow Facial Oil: this cocktail of omega-packed plant oils -- sweet almond, sunflower, cloudberry, cottonseed, meadow foam -- is spiked with soothing squalene and bisabolol, allowing it to shore up the skin's moisture barrier while staving off irritation.

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The Manual

The Best Face Moisturizers So Your Skin Can Stay Hydrated.  Best Moisturizer for Sensitive Skin: Ghost Democracy Lightweight Moisturizer.  Some moisturizers can be too thick for sensitive skin.  That's why we love this silky cream from Ghost Democracy, a clean skincare brand made with natural ingredients.  The brand's vegan moisturizer contains no artificial fragrances or irritating paragons, goes on lightly,...

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Refinery29

12 New Skin-Care Launches That'll Get You Hyped For Fall.  Gloomier weather does not mean ditching your sunscreen (yes, for the millionth time, it's necessary year-round).  This one has SPF 33 and absorbs so quickly you'll almost forget you're wearing SPF at all.

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Business Insider

How to remove blackheads properly, according to dermatologists.  If you have drier skin, Dr. Zeichner recommends Ghost Democracy's Transparent Daily Exfoliating Cleanser.  This product contains glycolic and mandelic acid for gentle exfoliation while helping to remove excess oil.

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The Pretty Honest

Best Face Serums 2020.  Another brightening serum, this time by Ghost Democracy.  Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum is a true miracle in reaching glory skin in the shortest period of time.  It contains as much as 18% pure Vitamin C and 1.9% of Vitamin E.  We like to call this serum a bomb of antioxidants in a single bottle.

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Very Good Light

How I Made It: Rex Chou, founder of Ghost Democracy, on being a Taiwanese-American beauty entrepreneur.  Rex Chou is no newbie to the skincare game.  14 years ago, he "stumbled" into a career in skincare sprung from his passion for the industry and created Ghost Democracy.  The skincare brand has been recognized by publications like Refinery29 and was even a...

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Trend Hunter

Ghost Democracy has come out with a new 100% mineral sunscreen, called the 'Invisible Lightweight Daily Face Sunscreen', which is free of sunscreen chemicals and made without the use of essential oils, synthetic dyes, fragrance, or silicone.

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HYPEBAE

Dermatologists Break Down Blue Light And Its Effect On The Skin.  Since the coronavirus pandemic took over our lives, forcing us indoors and in front of our screens, the term "blue light" has become a skincare buzzword.  Emitted by ever-present electronics such as laptops, televisions and smartphones, blue light has been touted as an insidious, impossible-to-escape threat to the wellbeing...

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The Strategist (New York Mag)

The Best Face Washes, According to Dermatologists and Skin-Care Experts.  Best gentle exfoliating face washes:  Ghost Democracy Transparent Gentle Exfoliating Daily Cleanser ($24).  But here, however, we do have a cleanser that is explicitly aimed at exfoliation -- albeit in a gentle way, which means you can use it as your daily face wash.  Dermatologist Dr. Joshua Zeichner, director of...

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Byrdie

These Beauty and Wellness Launches Are Helping Us Cope With Summer's End.  "Somehow vitamin C kind of fell out of my skincare routine this summer, but last month I re-upped with Ghost Democracy's Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum.  What a difference it made in my skin within a week.  My skin has been even and glow and way more healthy-looking.  Also,...

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PopSugar

If You Buy Any Skin-Care Product This Month, Make It One of These Editor-Approved Picks.  My current favorite?  This Ghost Democracy Lightweight Daily Face Sunscreen SPF33 ($33).  I kid you not, the 20 percent zinc oxide formula manages to feel totally weightless and absorbs into my skin, without a greasy film, at record speed.  Plus, when I do decide to...

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Refinery29

The Best Sunscreens To Wear Under Your Face Mask.  This just-launched mineral lotion is formulated with niacinamide and turmeric to clarify and brighten your skin, while zinc oxide does its thing to shield you from UV damage.

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Best Reviews

Ghost Democracy Review: We were curious about Ghost Democracy's promise of clean, effective, accessible skincare, so we put their complete collection to the test among users with different levels of skincare expertise and different skin types to see if their collection holds up to the brand's claims.

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The Manual

Everything You Need To Know About Starting an Age-Defying Skincare Routine.  Vitamin C is not just good for your immune system (hello, impending flu system), but it also helps wipe out dark spots and redness.  Ghost Democracy's serum contains an especially high dosage of Vitamin (18%) compared to other similarly priced products (usually around 10%), which means more value.

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CNN Underscored

Yes, you still need to wear sunscreen indoors -- here's why.  For ultra sheer protection, we love this lightweight sunscreen from clean beauty brand Ghost Democracy.  Neither sticky or stinky, the mineral sunscreen is entirely unscented and leaves no white cast so it can work on any skin tone.

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Well+Good

How One Esthetician Has Edited Her Skin-Care Routine Through Her Pregnancy.  To aid in her skin-brightening goals, Aguilar uses a vitamin C serum every day.  Through the one in her cabinet is by PCA Skin, this serum by Ghost Democracy uses a stable vitamin C derivative that works for all skin types, plus it contains bakuchiol, a plant-based retinol alternative....

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In The Know

This Five-Star Vitamin C Serum Gives You A Perfect Summer Glow.  After testing out the Ghost Democracy Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum, I think I've found the holy grail.  This lightweight vitamin C serum soaks into my skin without residue or pilling, even though it's completely waterless.

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Glamour

The Infinite Ways Niacinamide Benefits Your Skin.  Niacinamide is making an appearance in eye creams these days, and for good reason.  "Niacinamide is helpful for the eyes for a combination of safety and efficacy," says Keaney.  "It helps with dark circles and wrinkles, two of the major complaints of the skin around the eyes."  Because there's a low risk of...

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Yahoo! News

Ghost Democracy uses clean, effective ingredients and won't break the bank.  it believes in a higher standard of clean ingredients with less chemicals but more effectiveness, and that clean skincare should be accessible to everyone.

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She Finds

This "Clean" Mineral Sunscreen Isn't Just Better For Your Skin, It's Better For The Ocean Too.  When it comes to clean skincare, Ghost Democracy sets the standard.  They don't just make safe, effective skincare products, but they also price them in a way that's more accessible than most "clean" brands.

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The Zoe Report

How To Make Botox Last Longer When You Can't See Your Dermatologist.  "Topical antioxidants, like vitamin C, are also helpful in protecting the skin from damage from free radicals, most notably from UV rays and pollution," Dr. Hadley King, MD, New York City dermatologist says.

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PopSugar

I Tried Ghost Democracy's Vitamin C Serum, and It Faded My Acne Scars in a Week.  After a decade of struggling with this issue, my holy grail has appeared.  I tried this Ghost Democracy Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum ($34) after hearing lots of buzz about it, and it started working for me within just one week.

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CNN Underscored

Why now is a great time to finally try a retinoid.  Those with sensitive skin or who are expecting, we see you.  Instead of retinol, the Ghost Democracy Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum uses Bakuchiol.  "It is one of the few retinol alternatives for which studies back up the pseudo-retinol effect of anti-aging and skin brightening," says King.

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Organic Looks

The Best Natural Face Moisturizer For Any Skin Type.  Why should you choose Ghost Democracy Clean Lightweight Daily Face Moisturizer to be a part of your daily skin care routine?  Well, the first reason that comes to mind is the high contents of active ingredients.

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Honest AF Show (Podcast)

A (Virtual) Face-to-Face Chat With Ghost Democracy's Rex Chou.  On today's episode we are overjoyed to have Ghost Democracy founder, Rex Chou, join us for an in-depth interview about everything skincare.

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Self

The 13 Best New Facial Treatments.  Best Serum for Dry Skin: Ghost Democracy Floodgate Hyaluronic Acid Serum.  "I was pleasantly surprised by this serum!  I didn't know anything about Ghost Democracy, and I can be wary of the 'clean beauty' label trend, but I was impressed as soon as I used it.  The product itself has the consistency of a...

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HuffPost

Are Your Beauty Products Safe? Why 'Clean Beauty' Isn't Always Enough.  Rex Chou, founder of the beauty brand Ghost Democracy and previously employed in product development at L'Oreal, warned that products with fragrance can hide more sinister ingredients.  "Not only can fragrance be sensitizing to skin, this is a very misleading ingredient.  Almost all skin care products contain added fragrance,...

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Byrdie

We Found the Best Face Oils for Every Skin Type (You're Welcome).  Best for Glowing Skin: Ghost Democracy Softglow Facial Oil.  By definition, any type of oil will impart a gorgeous radiance, but this particular pick, one that Byrdie's Associate Social Media Editor Star Donaldson loves, really takes the cake.  It boasts a trio of oils (cloudberry, cottonseed, meadowfoam seed)...

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Women's Health

Here's How To Get Rid Of Acne Scars For Good, According To Dermatologists.  Dr. Zeichner typically recommends vitamin C to his acne patients.  "A potent antioxidant that blocks the production of abnormal pigmentation and can lighten dark marks," he explains.

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Fashionista

Buzzy Beauty Ingredient of the Moment: Probiotics.  Good for the gut, good for the face.  Probiotic-based products focus on calming inflammation and bolstering skin's ability to protect itself.

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The Zoe Report

This Is How To Get Rid Of Acne in The Summer.  "Ghost Democracy's Daily Exfoliating Face Cleanser contains a combination of hydroxy acids to remove excess oil from the skin", says Dr. Zeichner.

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HelloGiggles

"Skip care" is the new K-beauty trend that skin minimalists will love.  "I love the Ghost Democracy Transparent Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser with glycolic acid," says Joshua Ross, celebrity aesthetician and founder of SkinLab.

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Elle

Most days, I'll follow up with Dermalogica's Daily Microfoliant, Ghost Democracy's Lightbulb C serum and by Black Girl Sunscreen.  While my current products have been doing a great job at reducing breakouts and dullness, Christina advised me to add retinol to the routine and sent a prescription off to my local pharmacy that very moment.

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Hello Beauty (Podcast)

Choosing skincare can be daunting because of the many products and ingredients that need to be suitable for our skin.  It takes plenty of research and comparison to finally pick the perfect match.  Enter Ghost Democracy's Founder, Rex Chou, who spent over a decade working for big beauty corporations.

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Supergreat

Ghost Democracy is a highly concentrated, exceptionally clean skincare brand founded by globe trotting, marketing expert, Rex Chou.  The brand is as transparent as its mascot (hehe).  Every Ghost Democracy product lists its ingredients right on the box, not hidden under a sticker like most skincare brands.

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Cool Hunting

Clean skincare brand Ghost Democracy's pillars include accessibility, transparency and a commitment to the highest concentration of premium active ingredients.  Their lightweight, moisture-boosting Floodgate Hyaluronic Acid Serum embodies this; it's silicone- and fragrance-free, contains no sulfates, drying alcohols, phthalates, parabens or other irritants.

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People Magazine

Kristen Bell Recommends This Moisture-Boosting Serum for 'a Blast of Hydration' and it's only $34.  While sifting through all the items, one gem in particular stood out to us: the Ghost Democracy Floodgate Hyaluronic Acid Serum, which Bell recommends using 'whenever you need an extra blast of hydration."  Formulated with 2.1 percent pure hyaluronic acid, the serum replenishes dehydrated skin...

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