Using the Tor Browser for browsing the internet. Really, VPNs are only preferable for avoiding geo-restrictions and streaming; tracking companies use far more advanced techniques than simply checking one's IP address.
i use brave browser and i noticed it has some sort of private tab with tor. Been looking into Tor browser but I will definitely do more research on it other than what Ive already heard. Brave has pretty good blockers built in so I usually see no ads at all mixed with duckduckgo search engine