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Allure

The 15 Best Sunscreens for Oily Skin That Won't Leave a Greasy Mess Behind.  Luckily, we did all the grunt work and found the best sunscreens for oily skin that'll do everything they're supposed to and nothing they're not.  Now you really have no excuse to forgo SPF in your skin-care routine.

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Essence

Debunking The Myth: Shea Butter Is Not Sunscreen.  Ghost Democracy Invisible Lightweight Daily Face Sunscreen SPF33 leaves no chalky residue and protects and hydrates the skin for a healthier appearance.

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New Beauty

11 Cleansers Experts Say Actually Help to Clear Acne.  Joshua Ross, celebrity aesthetician says "I'm loving the Gentle Exfoliating Daily Cleanser from Ghost Democracy.  It's sulfate-free so the formula gently cleanses without stripping the skin of its natural moisture, which could lead to breakouts."

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Cosmopolitan

Mineral vs. Chemical Sunscreen 101: Your Guide to the Differences.  The 4 best mineral sunscreens to try now, Ghost Democracy Invisible Lightweight Daily Face Sunscreen SPF33.

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Women's Health

The 16 Best Anti-Aging Eye Creams For Wrinkles, According to Dermatologists.  Dr. King recommends Ghost Democracy Boomerang Firming Eye Concentrate because of its inclusion of Bakuchiol and niacinamide, "which helps with tone and texture." It also contains hydrating and moisturizing ingredients as well as antioxidants.

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Allure

The Best Facial Oils to Get Every Skin Type Glowing.  Rich facial oils are suitable for most skin types -- yes, even if you have combination skin or oily skin and you're prone to acne -- and incorporating them into your daily skin-care routine is one of the best things you can do for your complexion.

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The Derm Review

Haven't Tried a Hyaluronic Acid Serum Yet? Here are 13 of the best.  Best for Sensitive Skin: Ghost Democracy Floodgate Hyaluronic Acid Serum.  While HA is considered a safe and suitable ingredient for all skin types, for those who tend to be on the more sensitive side, a Hyaluronic Acid and niacinamide serum is best.

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CNN Underscored

'Slugging' is trending: Here's what we know about the skin care trend.  If you're on the hunt for a rich cream that can be used as a moisturizer and for slugging, King recommends this ceramide cream.  Ingredients like ceramides in addition to lipids, squalane and murumuru seed butter work "to support the skin barrier and lock in moisture" she explains.

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Observer

The Best Face Moisturizers for Men in 2022.  #6 Ghost Democracy Clean Lightweight Daily Face Moisturizer.  This straightforward moisturizer is ideal for most guys, especially those unfamiliar with skincare routines.  The product is fragrance-free, silicone-free and suitable for all skin types.

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Edge Media

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with These LGBTQ+-Owned Brands.  Founder Rex Chou established Ghost Democracy as a responsible skincare brand that's also affordable, forgoing retail and marketing directly to consumers with best-selling products like its new Peptide-Packed Dewy Toning Mist.

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Oprah Daily

25 Best Dark Spot Correctors That Really Work, According to Dermatologists.  Best for Mild Spots: Ghost Democracy Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum.  "Ghost Democracy Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum is a great option if you're starting to notice dark spots and fine lines," says Dr. Zeichner.

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In The Know

Snag These Trending Beauty Items For Sensitive Skin.  One item that I'm specifically eyeing is Ghost Democracy's Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum.  Free from silicone, synthetic fragrances, essential oils and synthetic dyes, this skincare hero is packed with antioxidants and vitamins.

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HuffPost

How Toners And Essences Make A Difference In Your Skin Care Routine.  #6 A dewy plumping toner for aging skin.  The 2.6% peptide blend in this dewy toning mist by Ghost Democracy may improve the look of fine lines and improve the elasticity of the skin.

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The Manual

24 Things Every Man Should Own in 2022.  Hygiene: Ghost Democracy Starter Kit.  With a few great personal grooming products, you will look and feel your best.  Ghost Democracy offers a simple 1-2-3 step routine for those embarking on their skincare journey.

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Dallas Magazine

10 Best Face Moisturizers for Men to Buy Right Now.  #9 Ghost Democracy Daily Moisturizer.  This is a straightforward formula with no fragrances that is ideal for any skin type, including sensitive skin.  The natural ingredients in this product soothe, nourish and hydrate, creating healthier skin over time.

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Today

Vitamin E is the ingredient your beauty routine needs for a glow complexion -- here's why.  Ghost Democracy Softglow Facial Oil is a combination of meadow foam seed oil, cottonseed oil, which is rich in vitamin E, antioxidants and fatty acids.  As a result, the non-greasy formula will leave your skin with a luminous glow.

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Cosmopolitan

15 Best Mineral Sunscreens for Everyday Skin Protection.  For Going Non-Greasy: Ghost Democracy Invisible Lightweight Daily Face Sunscreen SPF33.  This silicone- and fragrance-free formula dries in a clear, weightless finish that's not greasy or heavy.  It's ideal for all skin types and for daily use.

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PureWow

Confused About Skincare? Here's What Your Routine Should Look Like In Your 30s.  Ghost Democracy Peptide Packed Toning Mist: "Peptides are amazing because they're amino acids, which help protect the skin and stimulate collagen production, which leads to younger-looking skin," says Ross.

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Bustle

6 Skinceuticals C E Ferulic Alternatives That Cost Less Than $35.  For a soothing option, Ghost Democracy's Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum doesn't rely on ascorbic acid for vitamin C, it uses tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate -- a super-stable form of the antioxidant that has the same pigmentation-reducing prowess.

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Well+Good

This Affordable 'Cocoon Cream' Soothes and Replenishes My Dry Winter Skin Almost Instantly.  Every so often, a product comes across my desk I simply will not shut up about.

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Buzzfeed

49 Useful Items That'll Help You Feel Blessed, Not Stressed This Holiday Season.  Ghost Democracy's Floodgate Hyaluronic Acid and Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum to revive dry and lifeless winter skin, because stress can take a toll on your whole body including your moneymaker

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Skincare.com

A Simple Korean Skincare Routine for Men.  Step 4: Moisturize.  Try the Ghost Democracy Clean Lightweight Daily Face Moisturizer for an option that's lightweight, fast-absorbing and safe for sensitive or freshly-shaved skin.

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Rolling Stone

The Rolling Stone Essentials 2021.  Best Moisturizer: Ghost Democracy Lightweight Daily Face Moisturizer.  Skin care routine haters rejoice!  Ghost Democracy will streamline your skincare needs, with their Clean Lightweight Daily Moisturizer giving you all the good stuff you want, and nothing you don't.

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Practical Dermatology

New Products in My Practice: Ghost Democracy added two new products to its line this summer.  The Peptide-Packed Dewy Toning Mist is a breakthrough, exceptionally clean toning mist that hydrates and gives skin a plumper, firmer appearance.

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Men's Health

The 21 Best Face Moisturizers for Men, According to Experts.  Clean Lightweight Daily Face Moisturizer by Ghost Democracy is a simple, straightforward moisturizer which is a great option for nearly every guy, but especially anyone who's not used to moisturizers yet.

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Coveteur

So...What Exactly Is An "Active" Skin-Care Ingredient?  Ghost Democracy Cocoon Replenishing Ceramide Rich Cream uses a 2.2% ceramide blend to smooth skin's texture and deeply hydrate.

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Influenster

Switch Up Your Beauty Routine with These Products For Fall.  Ghost Democracy recently launched a new, clean toning mist for all skin types that is formulated with a 2.6% Peptide Blend, 2.0% Blue-Green Algae Extract, 1.5% Niacinamide, and 0.5% Pure Hyaluronic Acid.

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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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Beautytap

Top 9 Best New Facial Moisturizers: Ghost Democracy Cocoon Replenishing Ceramide Rich Cream.  Loaded with those much-needed ceramides, Ghost Democracy's new cream is a dream come true for dry skin.  Lipids, squalane, and oat seed extract work together to reduce inflammation and help strengthen your skin's moisture barrier.  It's so soothing that you'll always look forward to applying it.

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Byrdie

Apricot Kernel Oil is Mega Popular in Skincare -- This Is Why.  Ghost Democracy Softglow Facial Oil ($38).  "This moisturizing facial oil is a combination of meadowfoam seed oil, cottonseed oil -- which is rich in vitamin E, antioxidants, and fatty acids -- and cloudberry oil, rich in vitamins A, C, and E and fatty acids," King tells Byrdie.  "It...

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InStyle

11 Moisturizers That Don't Support the Fossil Fuel Industry.  Best for Dry Skin: Ghost Democracy Cocoon Replenishing Ceramide Rich Cream.  Speaking of ceramics, Ghost Democracy's less-expensive Cocoon moisturizer goes full throttle with the ingredient -- think a slightly more sophisticated, lightweight take on Cerave's beloved Moisturizing Cream.

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Rolling Stone

How to Fix 5 Common Face Mask Problems.  Find yourself with oilier skin these days every time you take off your mask?  "Maskne" refers to the acne breakouts around the jawline caused by wearing a mask for too long.  Get yourself a solid facial cleanser, like this Daily Exfoliating Cleanser from Ghost Democracy.  Their gender-neutral line of skincare focuses on...

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Coveteur

Look For This Skin-Care Ingredient If You're Considering Botox.  It's like retinol but without the side effects.  If dewy skin is on the agenda, make this toning mist from Ghost Democracy the first thing you apply to your skin pre-serums or moisturizers.  Made with blue copper peptides (as well as six other peptides), blue-green algae extract, and niacinamide, skin is...

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RealSelf

You're Probably Using Facial Oils Wrong.  Derms Explain How You Should Actually Be Using This Skin-Care Product.  Ghost Democracy Softglow Facial Oil ($38).  This cocktail of omega-packed plant oils -- sweet almond, sunflower, cloudberry, cottonseed, meadow foam -- is spiked with soothing squalane and bisabolol, allowing it to shore up the skin's moisture barrier while staving off irritation.

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The Manual

The Best 4-Step Skincare Routine for Aging More Gracefully.  Ghost Democracy Lightbulb Vitamin C Serum.  Vitamin C is not just good for your immune system (hello, impending flu season), but it also helps wipe out dark spots and redness.  Ghost Democracy's serum contains an especially high dose of vitamin C (18%) compared to other similarly priced products (usually around 10%,...

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Spy

The Best Mineral Sunscreen For Your Face & Body This Summer. Best Unseen: Once Ghost Democracy goes on, you won't even know it's there.  When we say lightweight, we truly mean it with this one.  This lotion goes on invisibly and leaves your skin looking sunscreen-less after applying.  It's clean and quick-absorbing to keep you going on with your day...

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The Zoe Report

Zeichner points out that anhydrous formulas like this one by Ghost Democracy are water-free, helping to maintain the stability of vitamin C.  This formula uses 18% of oil-based THD Ascorbate along with vitamin E for additional stability, and the incorporation of Bakuchiol for additional anti-aging benefits.

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InStyle

Shoppers in Their 60s and 70s See Staggering Results From This Anti-Aging, Brightening Serum.  Reviewers like it more than formulas 10 times the cost.  According to shoppers, the brand's Floodgate Hyaluronic Acid Serum formula makes them look over two decades younger.  "This HA serum has enhanced my skin majorly," writes a 77-year-old who says a few weeks of the serum...

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Allure

Some face mists just send a light haze of good intentions at your skin; others, like Ghost Democracy's new Peptide-Packed Dewy Toning Mist, actually do something. In this case, your complexion is showered in a combination of firming peptides and blue algae, barrier-bolstering niacinamide, and hydration attracting hyaluronic acid.  Give your skin a plump-up any time of day, or use...

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Real Simple

Shoppers Call This 'the Best Eye Cream' for Targeting Fine Lines, Wrinkles, and Dark Circles.  "I've finally found something that is making a difference for my sensitive eyes."  The cream, formulated with bakuchiol, an anti-aging retinol alternative, and niacinamide, a form of vitamin B that brightens skin and reduces shine, targets under-eye puffiness and darkness.

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Fashionista

18 Hydrating Face Mists That Refresh Skin in Seconds.  They're like toting around one of those giant, 120-oz motivational water bottles all over TikTok -- for your face. Maintaining a dewy, glow-y complexion is actually pretty simple: It's all about hydration, hydration, hydration. (Oh, and did we mention, hydration?)

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The Manual

24 Things Every Man Should Own in 2021.  Hygiene: Ghost Democracy Starter Kit.  With a few great personal grooming products, you will look and feel your best.  Ghost Democracy offers a simple 1-2-3 step routine for those embarking on their skincare journey.  The Starter Kit comes with a daily cleanser, daily moisturizer, ad serum of your choice -- a Floodgate...

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Self

Ashleigh Johnson on One Thing She Asks Herself Before She Falls Asleep.  "After I shower I. use CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser, which is just tried-and-true for me. I put on Hyaluronic Acid Serum from Ghost Democracy.  I use a C E Ferulic Acid from SkinCeuticals."

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NBC News

28 LGBTQ-owned brands and businesses to support in 2021.  For Pride Month and beyond, these are LGBTQ-owned clothing, beauty and home brands to know.  Ghost Democracy offers direct-to-consumer clean skincare products that remove the retailer profit markups.  After working in various big beauty corporations for the past decade, Rex Chou decided to found his own company. "It's more important than...

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NewBeauty

The Best New Skin-Care Products Launching in July.  Ghost Democracy Peptide-Packed Dewy Toning Mist ($34).  If you love your toner but dislike applying it with a cotton pad, this product takes the hassle out of the two-step process.  Simply spray it onto the face post-cleanse and watch the blue-green algae extract, pure hyaluronic acid and niacinamide get to work on...

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InStyle

A Spritz Of This Toner Gave My Dull Skin New Life -- Literally Overnight.  It features some of the internet's favorite skincare ingredients.  Ghost Democracy's Peptide-Packed Dewy Toning Mist made a significant difference to my skin literally overnight, and now I can't get enough of it.  The clean formula has a gorgeous blend of high-powered ingredients to get the job...

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Gear Patrol

The Best Mineral Sunscreens.  Ghost Democracy Invisible Lightweight Daily Sunscreen SPF 33 (Face).  An oil-free face-friendly formula combines zinc oxide with niacinamide, the latter of which helps improve the surface texture of your skin. (And prevent some of the sun's damage, like fine lines, discoloration, etc.) It uses turmeric to combat inflammation, as well as artichoke leaf extract to neutralize...

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Martha Stewart

Niacinamide Is the Hero Ingredient That Supports Virtually Every Skin Cocern, from Acne to Fine Lines.  For serums, Dr. King likes Ghost Democracy's Floodgate Hyaluronic Acid Serum; it's a "moisture-boosting" product with hyaluronic acid and niacinamide to boost hydration.

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