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Ceramides 101: The Building Blocks of Your Natural Moisture Barrier

The deeply nourishing ingredient boosts skin’s hydration and helps it function. We often talk about what we want from skincare in terms of what we can see: even tone, a healthy glow, poreless skin. But the secret to the filter-less vibe comes from supporting the health of skin on the microscopic level we can’t see. Nearly a third of skin...

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7 Common Misconceptions About Sunscreen

You think you know everything about sunscreen? Odds are that what you think you know actually isn’t accurate. That’s because there’s so much information circulating on the internet and on misleading product labels of both physical sunscreen and chemical sunscreen that it’s hard to tell what’s real and what’s concocted.  And while we’re sure there are many other misconceptions about...

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Sunscreen 101: Everything You Need to Know

It’s completely normal to go back to those childhood memories of your parents telling you to put sunscreen on when the sun is out or when the warmer months arrive to keep your body protected. Actually, keep remembering that voice inside your head. Turns out, your parents were right. Except they probably weren’t thinking about clean skincare like we are. ...

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Chemical and physical sunscreens: How to choose?

The debate over whether chemical sunscreens are better or worse than physical sunscreens has long been spearheaded by healthcare experts and scientists alike. Unfortunately, both sides of the debate give consumers too much information to make an informed and healthy decision once and for all. With all the health information thrown at us on a regular basis asking us to...

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6 Reasons We Shouldn't Be Scared of Facial Oils

For years we’ve been told to avoid putting oils on our skin—that they will clog our pores, make us greasy, and cause us to break out like a teenager. But now, facial oils are everywhere, making us wonder, “Wait, is everything I was told about oil a lie?” The short answer is: yes. Oils have been used in beauty products...

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The Best Eye Creams for Dark Circles

Out late last night? Busy making mental to-do lists while you should have been sleeping? “Blessed” with your father’s chronic dark under-eye circles? Many of us have dark under-eye areas, and yet we want to look as bright-eyed, alert, and glowy as possible (no matter how many cups of matcha it takes for us to actually feel that way every...

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