• colloidal oatmeal in skincare

    Spotlight On Colloidal Oatmeal

    Is your skin on fire? When your skin’s all red and irritated, you need to call your skin’s firefighters to come to the rescue. Believe it or not, your skin’s firefighters are oats. Yep, the same thing that’s in your oatmeal… In the skincare world, oats often go by the name “colloidal oatmeal”. What Is […]

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  • skinceuticals ha intensifier

    Medical Grade Skincare VS Over-The-Counter Skincare: Which One Is Better?

    Is “medical-grade skincare” better than your regular, over-the-counter products you can buy at the drugstore? Social media thinks so. You can’t scroll through Instagram these days without coming across aestheticians singing the praises of (usually outrageously expensive) clinical products… and making you feel like you’re missing out if you can’t afford the splurge. This is […]

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  • Triple Cleansing: Should You Do It?

    I sometimes think Korean women add new steps to their skincare routine just for the sake of it. Like, it wasn’t enough to double cleanse their skin every night. Now, they have to triple cleanse it. No wonder they have to apply 12 hydrating products afterwards. There’s cleansing your skin and there’s stripping it bare. […]

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  • hormonal acne

    The Ultimate Guide To Dealing With Hormonal Acne

    It happens. Every. Single. Month. My skin is clear and flawless for days but, as soon as my period hits, a party of pimples springs up all over my chin (because cramps and mood swings aren’t torture enough). Every month, I hope it’s the last month. Every month, the pimples come back. Well, until recently. […]

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    Titanium Dioxide: Is It Safe?

    Ever wondered why your face turns a ghostly white in photos? Meet the culprit: titanium dioxide. Wait! Don’t throw tomatoes at it, yet. I’m introducing you two because titanium dioxide is pretty awesome. Yes, it’s a joker who likes to play a few tricks on your sometimes, but it’s in your skincare products for a […]

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  • Paula's Choice C15 Booster 02

    My Fave Vitamin C Serum For Brightening And Wrinkle Prevention

    It’s no secret that Paula’s Choice C15 Booster is my fave Vitamin C serum ever. I know, I know. It’s expensive. Can’t you just get something from The Ordinary? They’ve got like a dozen Vitamin C serums. One must be as good as this, right? Wrong. Here’s what makes this serum stand out from the […]

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