• 4 Skincare Myths Busted!

    Learning how to take good care of your skin is hard enough. It gets even harder when you’re constantly bombarded with misleading advice and overblown marketing claims to make you splurge on products you don’t need and waste time with things that don’t work. That’s why today I’m going to bust 4 of these common […]

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    Are Copper Peptides Better Than Retinoids?

    BFFs are awesome. Mine encourages me to go for a walk when I complain about the couple of extra pounds I’ve put on during my last trip to Italy, gives me a pep talk when I start doubting my writing, and even helps me come up with new ideas for the blog. My BFF just […]

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  • medik8 retinol 3RT+ intense

    Can You Use Retinol And Salicylic Acid Together?

    Can you use retinol and salicylic acid together? These two acne fighters are a must to treat breakouts – and keep them from coming back. But, word on the street is they don’t play well with each other. They can cancel each other out or, worse, give you a bad case of irritation. Is that […]

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  • avene hydrance rich hydrating cream

    Do Anti-Aging Creams Work?

    Do anti-aging creams work? I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of anti aging creams I’ve tried that really do. Feel the same? Oh, everything promises to rid you of wrinkles and turn the clock back 10 years. And most of the creams deliver… for a few hours. Then those pesky […]

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  • pai rosehip bioregenerate oil review

    Is Pai Rosehip BioRegenerate Oil Worth The Hype?

    I’m not fussy when it comes to Rosehip oil. Any brand will do. Or did. Until now. Cos the unthinkable has happened. I’ve found a bottle of Rosehip oil I’m not too fond of. I’m talking about Pai Rosehip BioRegenerate Oil. I know a lot of you love it – and it IS a good […]

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  • natural oils don't provide adequate sun protection

    Can You Get Sun Protection From Natural Ingredients?

    It’s tempting to use coconut oil & co as sunscreen. Natural UV filters, like titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, can leave an unattractive white cast behind. Synthetic UV filters can cause irritations, especially if you have sensitive skin. Some of you may even be allergic to sunscreen and get a bad rash every time you […]

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