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    The Complete Guide To Retinol

    Retinol is the turtle of skincare. Silicones may get there first, filling those wrinkles in and making them look invisible in no time. But, a few short hours later, they desert you. You need another dose to pretend those wrinkles aren’t really there. Retinol takes its time. A lot of time. A month in, it’s […]

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    What Is The Right Order To Apply Skincare Products?

    Are you applying your skincare products in the right order? *scratches head* Skincare used to be so easy. Cleanse. Tone. Moisturise. Go out the door. Now you can’t leave the house without sunscreen. And an antioxidant serum or two. Plus, an exfoliant. And… what the heck are essences now?! Your skincare routine is getting longer […]

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  • Mad Hippie Vitamin C Serum

    Is This The Best Vitamin C Serum For Acne-Prone Skin?

    Can Vitamin C treat acne? Usually, no. This is a superpower most forms of Vitamin C do NOT have. The exception? Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate. If you have acne-prone skin, this is the kind of Vitamin C you want in your stash. You can find it in Mad Hippie Vitamin C Serum. Here’s what sets it […]

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  • Which Skincare Ingredients Should You Avoid During Pregnancy?

    No, I’m not pregnant. And, no, I’m not trying to get pregnant, either. I just get a lot of questions from moms-to-be asking me what skincare products they should avoid during pregnancy not to harm their precious babies. Getting a straight answer ain’t that easy, either. Auntie Google will tell you that everything you’ve ever […]

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    How To Take Care Of Your Skin After A Chemical Peel

    Thinking about getting a chemical peel? I’m a huge fan. Chemical peels are the quickest way to get a glowier complexion and erase the pesky wrinkles and dark spots that give your real age away. But they’re not without side effects. A chemical peel – even when done right – can leave your skin irritated, […]

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