Sarah Brovda

  • Your Effortless 3-Step Morning Skincare Routine

    Your Effortless 3-Step Morning Skincare Routine

    You’ve seen my kind before: I’m the girl sprinting to my train, to-go cup of coffee spilling over one hand and breakfast in the other. I am always late, especially in the morning (I turn into Grumpy from Snow White the second my alarm goes off), so the thought of creating a morning skincare routine seems impossible. My typical “routine” usually includes splashing water on my face before I frantically put on my makeup and chugging my first cup of coffee. 

    With all that said, with the cold months here I know if I don’t stick with a skincare routine, my skin will be dry and unruly. So in true Wander fashion, we’ve found a way to streamline your morning routine with our Morning Itinerary Trio. In fact, we’ve made it so simple that even I don’t have an excuse to skip it, no matter how little sleep I’ve gotten.

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  • What is a Toner and Why Do You Need One In Your Skincare Routine?

    What is a Toner and Why Do You Need One In Your Skincare Routine?

    It seems like every day we're being told about yet another step to add to our skincare routine. We're constantly bombarded with the latest and greatest lotions and potions that promise the skin of our dreams. 

    But let's face it: Nobody has the time or bathroom counter space for that. So how do we condense our skincare routine into fewer, better essentials? What are the fundamental steps for healthy skin in minutes? 

    Toner may not seem like it’s at the top of the must-have list, but we beg to disagree. Read on to learn why.

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  • On-the-Glow Blush and Illuminator is Back (and it's Cleaner Than Ever)!

    On-the-Glow Blush and Illuminator is Back (and it's Cleaner Than Ever)!

    At Wander Beauty, clean, globally-sourced ingredients are what power the formulas you know and love. Because ingredients are such an important piece of the Wander Beauty puzzle, we’re constantly evaluating new ingredient information as it comes to light, and asking ourselves how we can clean up our formulas even more.

    In general, all Wander Beauty multitaskers are free of: parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, and synthetic fragrance, and are cruelty free; many are even vegan, nut free, and gluten free

    On-the-Glow was the first (and only!) product Wander Beauty launched with in 2015, and we’re excited to make the multitasker that started it all even cleaner.

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  • What is an Essence and Why Do You Need One In Your Skincare Routine?

    What is an Essence and Why Do You Need One In Your Skincare Routine?

    So maybe you’ve just gotten to the point where you’ve consistently taken your makeup off before bed. Or maybe you’ve got a highly curated 12-step skincare routine. Or maybe you find yourself somewhere in the middle. No matter where you find yourself on your skincare journey, Wander Beauty is here to help you find what’s best for you and your routine. Today’s topic: Essence. What is it and why do you need it?

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  • New Year, New Dew: Here's Every Hack You Need For Effortlessly Glowing Skin

    New Year, New Dew: Here's Every Hack You Need For Effortlessly Glowing Skin

    Is it just us, or does beautiful, glowy skin seem to be everywhere? While a glowing complexion has never gone out of style, our Instagram feeds are suddenly flooded with dewy, natural skin in place of the full coverage matte finishes we’ve seen in the years past.

    And if you’re craving that luminous look, you aren’t alone. We’re here to break down the simple steps you can take to achieve this complexion perfection while letting your skin show through. Want to learn how? Keep reading!

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  • Unlashed Mascara is Back, and It’s Cleaner Than Ever

    Unlashed Mascara is Back, and It’s Cleaner Than Ever

    Beauty is ever-changing: There are always new trends, buzzy new ingredients, as well as ingredient blacklists that are constantly being updated. 

    At Wander Beauty, clean, globally-sourced ingredients are what power the formulas you know and love. Because ingredients are such an important piece of the Wander Beauty puzzle, we’re constantly evaluating new ingredient information as it comes to light, and asking ourselves how we can clean up our formulas even more.

    In general, all Wander Beauty products are free of: parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, and synthetic fragrance, and are cruelty free; many are even vegan, nut free, and gluten free. 

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  • Multitasking Moment: Here’s Every Way to Use Wander Beauty’s Dualist Concealer

    Multitasking Moment: Here’s Every Way to Use Wander Beauty’s Dualist Concealer

    While it may be fun to display tons of potions and lotions on your vanity, there’s nothing more stressful than digging through an overflowing beauty bag as you rush to get ready in the morning. That’s why we’re all about fewer products that allow you to do more with less. 

    One of our must-have multitaskers for every occasion? Dualist Matte and Illuminating Concealer, which combines a creamy tug-free stick concealer on one end with illuminating liquid on the other so you can customize your concealer coverage for any and every occasion. 

    Not sure exactly how to maximize this mulitasker’s use? Read on for our best tips and tricks for using Dualist Concealer!

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  • Ready To Downsize Your Beauty Bag? Here's How

    Ready To Downsize Your Beauty Bag? Here's How

    The holidays can make it feel like more is more is more: More food, more desserts, more presents. But that excess doesn’t always feel great once the holiday season ends, and can also lead to more clutter in our lives. This clutter can end up taking up more time, energy and space - and no one has time for that. At Wander Beauty, we’re all about fewer, better essentials that streamline your routine, freeing up time and space in your life to conquer what’s most important to you. 

    Ready to head into the new year with a clean slate, starting with decluttering your beauty bag? Read on for how you can swap out products without ever compromising on an effective beauty routine. 

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  • Every Ingredient to Avoid in Your Skincare Routine

    Every Ingredient to Avoid in Your Skincare Routine

    We know it’s important to feed our body healthy and nutritious food, exercise daily, drink enough water, and get enough sleep. Okay, okay... even if we don’t always do it, we know we should! With all the time we spend thinking about what we are putting in our bodies, have you ever considered what you’re putting on it and how it affects you?

    You’ve probably heard this before, but your skin is the largest organ in your body. It performs some of your body’s most vital functions, like protecting all of your vital organs, your bones, your ligaments, and your nerves. It keeps your body together… literally. So every thing you put on it has an effect.

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  • With 1% Retinoid, Our Latest Multitasker May Be Your Next Must-Have

    With 1% Retinoid, Our Latest Multitasker May Be Your Next Must-Have

    Let’s be real: There are some buzzy ingredients in your beauty products that are more talk and less action (we’re looking at you, coconut oil) and every day, there seems to be a better way to maximize the results of your skincare routine. Is it just us, or do we all just dream of a multitasker that we slather on at night, and wake up to see real results?

    While you spend your days hustling, your skin is going through its own hustle to renew itself. But did you know that at night, as you sleep, your skin’s renewal process goes into overdrive? You heard us right: This process speeds up to 3x faster as you snooze! But many of us aren’t maximizing this prime time between the sheets. That’s why we created Do Not Disturb Overnight Repair Concentrate.

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