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    What Are The Best Cleansers For Oily Skin?

    Remember when we were all cleansing our skin raw to get rid of every last trace of excess oil? Now we know that just triggers skin to make more of that damn oil. Ugh. Going in the opposite direction doesn’t work either. If your cleanser’s too gentle, it won’t remove all that grease on your […]

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    Hydroquinone: Is It Safe To Use To Fade Away Dark Spots?

    Isn’t it annoying when the most effective ingredients get a bad rep? Case in point: hydroquinone. It’s by far the best treatment for any type of dark spots. Slather it on them twice a day and it’s guaranteed to lighten them up. But, some countries (yes, South Africa and France, I’m looking at you) have […]

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    Does Vitamin C Cause Acne?

    Does Vitamin C cause acne? You’ve heard this powerful antioxidant brightens skin and keeps wrinkles at bay and you’re dying to add it to your skincare routine ASAP. But you’re worried your oily, acne-prone skin won’t be able to take it. Anything breaks you out. Will this be any different? Here’s what the science says […]

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    My Skincare Routine (Updated)

    I’m probably the only beauty blogger in the entire blogosphere who has never written a post about her skincare routine. There are two reasons for that: 1. I Don’t Have A Steady Routine As a beauty blogger and skin coach, I get to try lots of new skincare products all the time (who am I […]

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    Fave Three: The Best Glossier Skincare Products

    I know I’m late to the party but… I just don’t find Glossier all that exciting. There, I said it. I know I should be all over it because, “Hello, cute pink packaging!” I’m a sucker for everything pink. Ask Mr BWB. Half the stuff in our house is pink. Even the garbage bin (yes, […]

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    Niacinamide: The Most Multi-Tasking Ingredient In Skincare?

    “And the award for Most Multitasking Skincare Ingredient goes to…” *drumroll* Niacinamide! *clap clap* Niacinamide deserves it. There’s literally nothing it can’t do. Need to hydrate skin? Check. Fight acne? Check. Fade dark spots? Check. Soothe redness? Check. Reduce wrinkles? Check. It doesn’t matter what you throw at it, niacinamide can handle it. If it’s […]

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