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  • mineral sunscreen best for sensitive skin

    3 Reasons Why Mineral Sunscreen Is Best For Sensitive Skin

    “Ouch! Why do all sunscreens sting SO much?” Summer’s tough when you have sensitive skin. You can’t skip sunscreen, but every single one you try breaks you out in a nasty rash or makes your skin burn like you’ve been stung by a hundred bees. Like, wasn’t this thing supposed to save your skin? Instead, […]

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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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  • 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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  • Is Astaxanthin The Most Powerful Antioxidant Of All?

    Some people like fish. I’m not one of those people. I like chocolate. It tastes better. And it’s just as good for you. Especially when it contains fish. I know, ewww! Let me start again. Salmon, shrimps and lobster (I know they’re not all fish, but you get the point) are so healthy because they […]

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  • the ordinary buffet + copper peptides 1% 03

    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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