Your top 3 skincare questions answered with Sephora

Jul 29 / Rhode to Wellness

It’s no secret by now that skincare is a crucial part of both your physical and mental well-being, besides making your skin refreshed and healthy, a solid skincare boost can give you the self-confidence boost to get through whatever life is throwing at you these days. But if you’re anything like us, you’ve watched countless YouTube videos, stood mindlessly in the skincare aisle, and just don’t know where to start. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Sephora’s Beauty Advisors to share their top skin-care how-to’s and their favorite recommendations to skincare bliss.

  1. Never forget the SPF. 

Bottle of sunscreen

Our Beauty Advisors recommend that if you do only one thing every day, it’s applying some SPF. Not only will this reduce signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles, but even more importantly, protect skin from sunburn and reduce the risk of skin cancer. So grab that sunscreen (we recommend at least SPF 30), even on chilly days or when the sun isn’t out.

Our recommendation? Supergoop!’s Unseen Sunscreen. A totally invisible, weightless, scentless and makeup-gripping daily primer with SPF 40. This innovative, antioxidant-rich SPF primer preps skin for makeup while providing broad spectrum SPF40. The ingredients also help offer tech protection against the light emitted from our phones and computers. The unique oil-free formula glides on skin providing shine control and leaving a velvety, makeup-gripping finish.

$34 at Sephora. Buy online, pick-up in-store

2. Keep it clean.

If you’re anything like us, you don’t know what type of skin you have, what ingredients you need to keep your skin healthy and clean, or sometimes you see a long list of ingredients and think, “is that even good for me?”. Fortunately, Sephora has our back. Clean at Sephora is a curation of brands committed to evolving the beauty industry. When you see the Clean seal, you can be sure this brand’s products are formulated without certain ingredients that are potentially harmful to human health and the environment, including phthalates, formaldehyde, oxybenzone and many, many more, so you can feel confident that what you’re putting on your skin is perfect.

So what’s the tea on clean face wash? Check out fresh Soy Makeup Removing Face Wash. This bestselling, non-stripping, pH-balanced gel cleanser is close to the skin’s natural pH level, making it a gentle solution for all skin types. It’s universally loved for the way it removes stubborn makeup without drying for soft, hydrated skin. The amino acid-rich soy proteins and rosewater also provide a toning effect.

$38 at Sephora. Buy online, pickup in store. 

3. What’s the deal with moisturizer? 

Let’s face it, it’s New England. Weather gets cold, and skin gets dry, dehydrated and even flaky as the seasons change. Some quick tips to keeping your skin hydrated even in this 4 season climate?

  • Drink water! We know, the answer to everything, but it truly is nature’s hydrator.
  • Try avoid long, hot showers, these can be bad for your skin.
  • Don’t rub your skin dry, just pat it.
  • Wear sunscreen (see point one of this post!)

Looking for an extra moisturization boost in your day-to-day life? Our Sephora Beauty Advisors recommend Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Moisturizer. This protein moisturizer combines signal peptides, growth factors, amino acids, and pygmy waterlily to visibly improve skin’s tone, texture and firmness.

$68 at Sephora. Buy online, pick up in store. 

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