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    Is Bakuchiol Better Than Retinol?

    If you can’t use retinoids, are you doomed to wrinkles forever? Retinoids (think retinol, Tretinoin, & co) are the darlings of the anti-aging skincare world. They smooth out wrinkles, fade away dark spots, and even boost collagen… …But, there’s a price to pay. They’re drying, irritating, and a total no-no during pregnancy (they cause birth […]

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    Is Octocrylene In Sunscreens Dangerous?

    And the trial of chemical UV filter continues… Last week Octinoxate was on the witness’ stand. Now, it’s the turn of Octocrylene. This UV filter is accused of causing allergies, premature aging, and destroying your health. Is all this true or have the rumours got out of hand once again? Let’s examine the evidence: Octocrylene: […]

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    Octinoxate In Sunscreen: Does It Really Cause Cancer?

    Another day, another UV filter that gets a bad rep. Seriously, if you were to believe the rumours going around about UV filters, you’d just skip sunscreen and call it a day. And then wonder why all of a sudden you have wrinkles creeping up on your face left, right and centre… You need sunscreen. […]

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    Bisabolol: What Is It And How Does It Help Skin?

    Here’s why I don’t like the “natural = good, chemical/synthetic = bad” nonsense. If I say bisabolol, what does that make you think? “Ugh, it sounds like a chemical. Will it kill me?!” But, what if I say chamomile instead? “Oh, that’s one of the best natural remedies. Sooo soothing.” It is soothing. Thanks to […]

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    Chamomile For Skin: Is It Soothing Or Irritating?

    Who said that all natural ingredients are always good for you? Take chamomile. This dainty little plant can soothe irritations… or give you a bad allergy attack! Yes, dainty little chamomile can do that. Should you use it or is chamomile a natural ingredient you’d better steer clear of in your skincare? Here’s what science says: What Is Chamomile? […]

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