Why Sunscreen is So Important — And Cherie's Faves!

Happy National Sunscreen Day! We're celebrating by teaching you about the importance of sunscreen — and sharing the top 10 sunscreens on the Cherie app!
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May 27
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Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!When it comes to your daily skincare regimen, there's absolutely NOTHING more important that using a proper sunscreen! While the summer sun and a nice tan sounds great, the UVA and UVB rays from the sun can be incredibly harmful to you and your skin. Persistent sun exposure without sunscreen can lead to several adverse consequences like premature aging, sunspots, and even cancer. Even though a lot of us have been staying inside recently, it's still important to wear sunscreen daily — the sun's rays can penetrate windows and still affect your skin. When it comes to sunscreen, the Cherie Fam knows what's up! These are the top-rated sunscreens on Cherie that you should definitely look into as the weather warms up.
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Anti-pollution skincare & why you need it!
Anti-pollution skincare & why you need it!
Did you know pollution can be silently and progressively deteriorating your complexion? Exposure to environmental stressors such as free radicals, UV/UVB exposure, different fumes and emissions could be wrecking your skin. Heck, even emissions from paint and carpeting inside your own home are potentially damaging your skin, causing inflammation, fine lines, dull skin and premature aging. More and more research shows that environmental factors could be stronger determinants of our overall health than our very own genes. And unless you’re moving to a secluded forest with cleaner air, maybe you should start considering anti-pollution skincare! Dr. Loretta took all these factors into account when creating her own line of skincare, so all of her products claim to protect skin from oxygen AND nitrogen free radical damage. Dullness and dehydration are possibly my major skin concerns, I’ve struggled with dehydrated skin for years, and if I’m not diligent with my skincare I know for sure my skin will be looking dull and crusty in just a few hours. 🧴 Dr Loretta - Intense Replenishing Serum Living in a super dry city I need to have a serum to keep me hydrated, but isn’t too heavy that will make my combo skin feel oily or break me out. This serum has a very interesting consistency, it’s light but feels like a serum/oil hybrid. Besides from protecting skin against free radicals it’s also made with vitamin F to maintain a healthy skin barrier and prevent water loss. 🧴 Dr. Loretta - Tightening Eye Gel I have a hard time finding eye cream that works well for me, most eye creams I’ve tried gave me milia which is so annoying. Having an eye gel has been amazing for me, being a gel I know for sure it won’t give me milia but I’m still treating my under eyes. I haven’t been using that long to speak on long-term effects but I’m liking it so far. It works great to depuff! At $60 for 20 ml it’s a pricey one, but you really only need like half a pump and that’s enough for both eyes. 🧴 Dr. Loretta - Urban Antioxidant Sunscreen SPF 40 This is such a nice SPF in my opinion. Not only does it offer UVA/UVB protection, it also protects against HEV light emitted from the sun and electronic devices and of course, pollution. It has a slight peachy tint so it looks good on its own, and gives off a nice satin finish, not too dewy or too matte. One thing I have to note on this product is I have to take a few extra minutes for application, it’s best to pat it in rather than aggressively rubbing it on, which I wouldn’t recommend either way 😜 normally I wouldn’t bother but I love how it looks on me, and it was $50 so I will make it work lol Have you tried any anti-pollution formulas? Would you give these a try? ☺️ #CheriePartner
Adorable Scarecrow Halloween Makeup 💄
Adorable Scarecrow Halloween Makeup 💄
This look is so simple and super cute!!! And you probably have all the shadows on hand! No need for white face paint! FACE ILLAMASQUA - Hydra Veil Primer e.l.f. - Hydrating Camo Concealer to cover my blemishes. COLOURPOP - Pretty Fresh Hyaluronic Hydrating Foundation NYX - Dewy Finish Makeup Setting Spray This is what I used to set my foundation. BROWS billion dollar brows - Brow Powder EYES MORPHE - 35OM Nature Glow Matte Eyeshadow Palette COLORS USED- Newest, Burnt Spice. URBAN DECAY - Born to Run Eyeshadow Palette COLOR USED- Punk laura lee - Party Animal Pressed Pigment Palette COLOR USED- Dranks JEFFREE STAR COSMETICS - Mini Breaker Eyeshadow Palette COLOR USED- Slice the Balm cosmetics - The Lou Manizer'sQuad Highlighter Quad COLOR USED- Penny-Lou Manizer I used both NYX - Super Skinny Eye Marker and MAYBELLINE - Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner Freckles, stitches, and wings. I tried a black Kohl Eyeliner pencil but it failed me. So I just used the gel and liquid. CHEEKS laura lee - Party Animal Pressed Pigment Palette COLOR- Dranks the Balm cosmetics - The Lou Manizer'sQuad Highlighter Quad COLOR USED- Penny-Lou Manizer LIPS tarte - Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint COLOR- Front Row 🎃Do Your hair in briads or plain ol’pig tails like me. You could even add a cute hat 👒 of which I do not own. ❤️Cherie Creator
Skincare Trend - Superfoods 🥬
Skincare Trend - Superfoods 🥬
Skincare trends! Do you follow, skip, or wait for others to give you their honest opinion? Well if you said the latter then I am here to tell you all about this superfood skincare trend and more specifically the kale, green tea, and spinach superfood trend 🥬🥬🥬! The way I found out about this trend was by searching on Instagram and seeing what my fellow beauty bloggers were sharing! For reference, I have oily combo skin with subtle dry patches during the winter season! At the moment my skin is relatively clear with large pores as my main concern. First off is the YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser ($10.00 - 2 oz). This cleanser is cold-pressed with antioxidants to remove makeup and prevents build up in the pores, while keeping skin’s pH balanced. It’s meant for most skin types (dry, normal, combo, and oily). You can use it in the morning and evening, however I mainly use it in the evening to truly clear my makeup from the day! Unlike other makeup cleansers, you should dampen face and use two pumps of the superfood cleanser. Then add water gradually to get all makeup off from the face! P.S this product comes in a glass bottle making it great for the environment and recycling! Next superfood spotlight features the YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superfood Air-Whip Moisture Cream with kale, spinach, and hyaluronic acid ($48.00 - 2 fl oz). This thick yet lightweight cream is perfect for oily combination skin! It’s full of antioxidants, rich superfoods, and hyaluronic acid! It targets the following concerns: fine lines, wrinkles, dryness, and loss of fitness. The kale is full of vitamins C, E, ana K! The green tea is packed with antioxidants, and HA is a natural hydrator! I like this moisturizer is perfect for my current issues! Like I mentioned before I have oily combination skin and dry spots with the changing weather on the east coast! I’ve been using Youth to the People for a few months and I am excited to share I am a big fan of the products, but they do run on the more expensive side 😕. This is a vegan, cruelty free, and gluten free skincare line! And as far as the skincare trend featuring superfoods, well I am 100% a fan and encourage all to hop on this bandwagon because you will not regret it! Superfoods bring so many benefits to our skin and it would be a shame to not spread the word around for all to hear! #CheriePartner
Elemis Creams
Elemis Creams
Elemis gifted me their PRO - Collagen Marine Creams & Superfood Day Creams. 🤩🤩🤩 . . - Details: ELEMIS - Pro-Collagen Marine Cream SPF 30 💚 Elemis' Pro-Collagen Marine Cream SPF30 - 4/5 • Anti-aging day cream combines ingredients including Padina Pavonica and Ginkgo Biloba, shown to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in 14 days*. With hydration increased, skin appears firm and toned. Skin elasticity and suppleness appear improved. . 💚 ELEMIS - Pro-Collagen Marine Cream Ultra-Rich • A deeply hydrating base, perfectly suited for delivering intense moisture to dehydrated skin. Shea butter, sunflower and jojoba oils promote firmness and elasticity while imparting a healthy glow. Marine collagen and botanical extracts reduce fine lines and wrinkles for a visibly renewed complexion. Vitamin E conditions and neutralizes free radicals. . 💚 Dynamic Resurfacing Day Cream SPF 30 - 4.5/5ELEMIS - Dynamic Resurfacing Day Cream SPF 30 • Protects, smoothes, hydrates. Dynamic Resurfacing Day Cream SPF 30 is powered by ELEMIS tri-enzyme technology, a patented catalyst for gentle skin resurfacing. Skin appears naturally smoother and signs of skin aging are reduced. White truffle and raspberry seed oil hydrate, leaving the complexion looking fresh and more even. . 💚 ELEMIS - Superfood Day Cream REPLENISHES, MOISTURISES, PROTECTS. A vitamin-rich moisturiser packed with Superfoods and Matcha Tea to replenish skin with vital hydrating nourishment for an outdoor-fresh glow. . . 💭💚 I am really enjoying this collection by Elemis! This variety of cream definitely helps with different types of issues. My favorite is definitely the Super good day cream. It's lightweight,light scent and helps keep my oily skin matte. I really like the other creams. Marine Ultra-Rich is a thicker texture. It's definitely needed for colder weather. Pro-collagen & Resurfacing Cream are average textures that are smooth and very creamy. Sometimes they make my oily skin too oily. The only issues are the fragrances in the creams. They are pretty strong. Overall, this is an amazing Collection to have!! Have you tried these products?
Fight pollution with antioxidants
Fight pollution with antioxidants
In this short video, I showcase some of my favourite antioxidant products. Skincare that fights pollution is bascially skincare that picks up and neutralizes free-radical damage- and those ingredients are antioxidants. Free radicals are atoms that have an imbalance of electrons- ideally molecules should have a pair of electrons- but free radicals just have 1. This has them "running around" scavenging electrons from other molecules- in turn creating more free radicals. Antioxidants are free molecules that have many electrons free for donations- they dont need to have paired electrons. So they can in turn donate electrons to free radicals and restore balance. Antioxidants are a great way to help prevent signs of aging, sun damage and external pollutants, also known as exposomes. I believe its much easier to prevent than to try to correct the damages later on, which is why antioxidants are my favorite type of ingredient in skincare. I also love that they are usually derived from fruits and other healthy foods, so a) they make great snacks and b) in skincare, they’re usually naturally derived. All the products shown in the video are products that I’m loving- textures are lovely, non tacky and have a smooth finish on the skin. They allow for a very smooth application for makeup overtop as well and I have been seeing lots of smoothing and brightening results with all of them 🙌🏼 #cheriepartner LANCÔME - Énergie de Vie Intense Essence fresh - Vitamin Nectar Glow Juice Antioxidant Face Serum three ships - Dew Drops Mushroom Hyaluronic Acid + Vitamin C Serum HERBIVORE - Moon Fruit Superfruit Night Treatment