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Beauty background: Sunscreen for different skin types

When it comes to day creams or face masks, or even scrubs and serums, there are different products depending on your skin type. So should we pick our sunscreen products with the same thought in mind? The answer is yes and today we will tell you exactly what kind of sun care your skin needs depending on how dry, oily or acne prone it is. Dry Skin According to licensed cosmetologist and beauty expert, Beth Barrick-Hickey, people with dry skin can use a sunscreen protection with SPF 15 or higher in the form of a cream. Don’t substitute a sun cream with an oil with sun protection. Oils promote rather than prevent sunburn and are more suitable when tanning. Oily Skin For oily skin, she recommends using lightweight, oil-free, mattifying, non-comedogenic sunscreen as to avoid skin break-outs, clogging pores and …

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Beauty Background: Serum and your Skincare Routine

The skincare routine has evolved and the days of ‘yes my makeup is off, can I go to bed now?’ is over. Serums are sensational and beautypress shows you just why squeezing them into your everyday regimen can work wonders can work wonders… Acne Away Who knew that slinking on some serum could reduce breakouts? Due to their watery consistency, serums don’t form pore blocking layers – meaning they also absorb much faster than traditional moisturizers. Oil too No one wants to add more fuel to the grease fire – serums have a watery consistency rather than an oily one so we can keep those sebaceous glands feeling sexy – really, they can be. Serums are far lighter than moisturizers, so they keep skin hydrated without weighing it down. No Fillers Please No one wants unnecessary ingredients in their products, …

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