With new products, shades, tips and tricks coming out every week, how are you supposed to keep up with all that鈥檚 going on in the beauty world?! Good news, beauty babes: Influenster鈥榮 beauty dictionary, which fills you in on WTF terms like photoaging and microdermabrasion, has got you covered. Our beauty dictionary聽series will help you stay on top of all that fancy lingo, so get ready to get educated. It鈥檚 like an SAT vocab lesson, but way more glam ;)


The Word: Photoaging

What it means: Discoloration, wrinkles or other damage to the skin caused by too much exposure to UVA and UVB radiation

Also known as: Photodamage

What it does: Harms your skin (beware!)

How to beat it: Use products with SPF, green tea and vitamin C! Here are some options:

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Tinted Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid聽($33)


This powerful sunscreen from the French drugstore favorite is lightweight, making it a great option for everyday protection from the sun. Remember that even when there are clouds overhead, UV rays can still shine through and cause damage to your skin, so you鈥檙e best off being covered!

KORRES Wild Rose Vitamin C Active Brightening Oil聽($54)


This oil will fight the good fight against signs of aging. By repairing wrinkles and hydrating skin, it promises to increase your skin鈥檚 elasticity. Thank you, vitamin C!

Solar Sense Clear Zinc Stick for Face & Lips聽($4)


Toss this SPF stick in your beach bag, pocketbook or backpack. It鈥檚 easier than spreading sunscreen across your face (don鈥檛 forget your lips!), and the green tea will restore moisture.

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