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  • 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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    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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  • Spotlight On Resveratrol

    Sometimes, I regret being a teetotaller. I don’t like the strong taste of alcohol. It has no health benefits, anyway so I don’t feel like I have to make an effort to get used to it (unlike green tea, ya know). The only exception? Wine. Wine is rich in resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant that keeps […]

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  • medik8 retinol 3RT+ intense

    Retinol VS Retinoid: What’s The Difference?

    What’s the difference between retinol and retinoid? Are they the same thing? Are they different? Should you use both or just the one? Argh! When did skincare get this complicated?! I’m here to make it simple for you. Here’s the difference between retinol and retinoid – and how to choose the best one for YOU: […]

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  • aveeno skin relief moisturising lotion with shea butter

    Why I Love Shea Butter

    My body is SO dry. I blame all those boiling hot baths I like to take in the middle of winter (and spring, and summer, and fall…) It doesn’t help that I sometimes neglect my body care routine. I do my face religiously every day and every night but in winter, when your body is […]

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  • Why Is There Snail Slime In My Skincare Products?!

    Say what?! There’s snail slime in my skincare products?! Eww! *throws them all away* Ok, not really. That was my first instinct. Because snail slime = gross. Who the heck wants to use it? Koreans. Of course. They’ve heard the Chilean farmers who grow snails for food have super smooth hands. Their cuts heal faster […]

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