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    3 Little Known Anti-Acne Ingredients For Clearer, Healthier Skin

    Got acne? Back in the day, you’d be drying your skin with benzoyl peroxide, exfoliate with salicylic acid twice a day every day and add a witch hazel toner to the mix… and then you wondered why your acne came back with a vengeance. Truth bomb: drying out acne dries out skin, too. When skin […]

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    Can You Use L-Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) & Glycolic Acid Together?

    “I exfoliate with glycolic acid. Can I follow it up with vitamin C?” Short answer: yes, you can. But that doesn’t mean that you should… Long answer: it’s complicated. Here’s what I mean: What The Heck Is L-Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)? L-Ascorbic Acid is the pure form of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that: Fights […]

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    Chemical-Free Skincare? There’s No Such Thing

    Are you on the hunt for chemical-free skincare products? I have bad news for you: there’s NO such thing. Huh? Let me explain… What YOU Think Chemical-Free Skincare Means I get it. You don’t want harsh chemicals in your skincare. Like Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, a cleansing agent that’ll turn your skin drier than the Sahara. […]

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    Chapped Lips: The Best Ingredients To Look For In Lip Balms

    It’s already starting. The past couple of days have been unusually sunny and warm in London, so bae and I had grabbed the opportunity to enjoy the last few romantic walks in the park before the colder winter weather turns me into a hermit (did I mention I HATE the cold?). As we were making […]

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    Sugar In Skincare Products: Does It Make You Age Faster?

    If eating sugar makes you age faster, what about sugar in skincare products? Do you have to throw away your fave sugar scrub now? Not so fast. Putting something on your skin ain’t the same as eating it. Here’s why: What Happens When You Eat Sugar Glycation. It sounds bad because it’s bad. And complicated. […]