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The Best Daily Sunscreens

I’m a pretty pale person and I live in Florida, so I’m no stranger to sunburns. I’m the past couple years, I’ve tried to be better about using sunscreen daily, but it has taken a while to find formulas that don’t feel heavy or mess up my skin. Explore my favorite, Florida-approved daily sunscreens and tinted moisturizers here!

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Honest Thoughts on the Best Facial Oils

When facial oils first started to make waves in the beauty community, I couldn’t help but wonder about how badly my combination skin would react to adding more oil to it. After giving a few types a chance, though, I’ve come to love facial oils!

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Facial Toner FAQ: What Does Toner Do & How To Use

What is toner? What does it do and how does it help your skin? These are just some of the common questions about one of my favorite steps in my skincare routine. Read all the FAQ on what facial toner does and how to incorporate it into your skincare regimen here!

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How to Use Squalane Oil: Clean Beauty FAQ

Squalane oil is a popular ingredient for facial oils and other skincare products. But what exactly is it? How is squalane oil sourced and can it cause acne? Read all about squalane oil FAQ here!

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How to Clean Makeup Brushes

A simple but important task in any beauty and skin care routine is cleaning the tools you use. If you’re wondering why and how to clean makeup brushes, I’m happy to tell you it’s even easier than it may seem. Get step-by-step instructions here!

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Maskne Issues: How To Prevent Mask Acne

A common complaint among my friends and myself lately has been the sudden uptick in breakouts since wearing masks. As someone with reactive skin anyway, maskne has been a persistent issue for me since the start of social distancing. I was at a loss of how to prevent mask acne, or how to treat it, so I did some digging. Click here to learn about what causes mask related acne breakouts, and dermatologist recommended tips for preventing and treating these break outs!

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Honest Thoughts on the Indie Lee Purifying Face Wash

Indie Lee’s Purifying Face Wash promises to clarify and calm. It’s a rich, foaming cleanser with plum, orange, and lavender extracts, designed to remove excess oil. The goal is to leave the skin feeling soft and supple, as opposed to tight and dry. I tested the product out for a few weeks and am sharing my honest review here!

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Herbivore Botanical’s Prism Exfoliating Glow Serum

I’m now on my second bottle of Herbivore Botanical’s Prism Exfoliating Glow Serum. The long and short of it: I really like this product’s reformulation. The new Prism formula features lighter fruit AHA concentration (more on that below), along with the UV-protective bottle. Furthermore, it’s now available at a lower price, so it’s more affordable. Read the full review of Herbivore Botanical’s Prism Exfoliating Glow Serum here!

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My Experience with Beauty Pie

Beauty Pie is a revolutionary beauty subscription brand based on providing quality, science-backed, clean beauty products at affordable prices. Some of my favorite products feature super gentle but effective retinol, while others are truly plant based beauty. Read my honest review of Beauty Pie here!

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