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SPF Ratings - What Do They Actually Mean?

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Does anyone else feel confused about SPF ratings? Like, what does SPF 30 or SPF 50 actually mean? SPF stands for sun protection factor, and it’s designed to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays.

There’s two types of UV rays that you need to look out for: UVA and UVB rays. Both are able to penetrate the skin and cause permanent damage to the cells.

Skincare 101: Your Daily Skincare Routine Explained

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Keep Your Skin In Check With Zove Beauty’s Suggested Skincare Routine. We answer your FAQs: What skincare products do dermatologists recommend? Do you really need a skin care routine? How long does it take for skin care routine to work? How often should I use skincare? What's the best skincare routine? Can too much skin care be bad?

Eye Creams: Are They Really Necessary?

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 “Always use an eye cream!” … That seems to be the number one skin care tip going around! But why is using eye cream so important? Is an eye cream actually necessary?

We’ve broken down everything you need to know about eye creams, including whether you need to use one.

The Best Facial Oil For Your Skin Type

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Just like every other skin care product, you’ll get the most out of your facial oil if it’s tailored to your skin. 

Not sure where to start with picking a facial oil? We’ve got you! We’ve broken down the best facial oil to use for your skin type.

Why Gua Sha Is A Non-Negotiable In My Skincare Routine

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Using a Gua Sha tool can have a ton of benefits for your skin. Lately I’ve been slack at using my Gua Sha consistently. I know, a bit rich coming from the woman who tells everyone they need to use a Gua Sha tool and facial roller all the time!

So I decided to commit to actually using my Gua Sha every night before bed for two weeks straight. Why? To remind myself why a Gua Sha tool is such an important part of my skincare routine, and to share my experience with you.

The Best Ingredients To Use For Youthful Skin

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There is a secret to actually helping your skin maintain its youthfulness and overall health. It’s all about knowing the best ingredients to use to keep your skin in check.

Now we love to spill the tea on as many skincare secrets as we can - Team Zove is not here to be the gatekeeper! 

Fungal Acne 101: What Is Fungal Acne And How To Get Rid Of It

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Fungal acne is an infection in your hair follicles. The scientific name for this is Malassezia folliculitis or pityrosporum folliculitis. It’s caused by production of excess yeast known as Malassezia, which is found on the skin surface of all humans.

So here’s the thing. To deal with your fungal acne effectively, you need to understand what it is, what causes it and exactly what products help with getting rid of it. Get ready for a full fungal acne breakdown – aka, the best 101 course you’ll ever receive!

How To Choose A Good Facial Roller And Gua Sha Tool

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A good facial roller or gua sha tool can work wonders for your face! 

They help to de-puff, sculpt and massage your face in general, helping you to look good and feel great.

Knowing exactly how to pick a good facial roller and gua sha tool plays a big role in making sure your facial tools are doing the best possible job for your face.

Your Guide To Maintaining Your Skin Barrier

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Your skin barrier keeps the bad stuff out and the good stuff in.
It’s made up of lipids (fats, oils, waxes, vitamins A, D, E and K and hormones) and cells.

Think of it like a protective wall that keeps your skin safe from pollution, dust, dirt and environmental toxins in general while also keeping fluids (aka water, aka hydration) sealed in.