Weekend Beauty Reads with The Beauty Spotlight Team

In anticipation of summer, Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog is sharing the best and most covet-worthy sunscreens for the face from TATCHA, Kerstin Florian, Goldfaden MD, KORRES and MyChelle. Have you ever heard of a Game of Thrones Facial? Remember Shirleen and greyscale? Yeah, it’s kinda like that. Prime Beauty takes you through her experience step-by-step. You’ve GOT to see the pictures and the afterglow! Wedding season is in full swing, and there are so many…

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Mistakes You’re Making In Your Anti-Aging Skin Care Routine

You’ve finally figured out what skincare products to use, you feel great. Your skin is glowy. Well, almost glowy. Kind of glowy? On a good day after a great night’s sleep? Ok, maybe it’s doing pretty great but you don’t want to add in any new products right now, so you’re willing to accept it. It turns out that there are some very common anti-aging skincare mistakes that most of us make, and they can…

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Over the Counter Retinoids: Why Your Best Retinol Might Not Be A Prescription

If you’ve read about anti-aging skincare, then you’ll know that retinoids in general but specifically retinol are the gold standard for addressing problems such as fine lines and wrinkles. “Cell turnover decreases abruptly around age 30, leading to fine lines and wrinkles, skin texture and color changes, as well as precancerous sun damage,” says Sarah Stierman MD, a dermatologist in Toledo, Ohio (and yes, a friend of mine, she practices very close to me). “Topical…

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Easy Sunscreen Reapplication: Seriously Fab’s Zinc It Over Makeup Setting Spray

One of the questions I get asked most often is how to reapply sunscreen over makeup. I admit that I’m not a big fan of spray sunscreens typically, they don’t apply well over makeup (I know I’m not the only one that has had blotchy foundation after applying a spray sunscreen), and they are chemical rather than physical sunscreens. Chemical sunscreens can be irritating to the skin and aren’t safe during pregnancy. Seriously Fab’s Zinc…

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Pregnancy Safe Foundation

Now that my list of pregnancy safe skin care products has grown so large, most of the questions I’ve been getting actually are about pregnancy safe makeup. I’ve shared a list of pregnancy safe foundation primers, today is the much awaited list of pregnancy safe foundations! Note that for this list I have only included products that I can find a full list of ingredients. Makeup ingredient lists are very difficult to locate. If you…

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