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    Do Comedogenic Ingredients Give You Pimples?

    “Gio, this cream has a drop of [insert known comedogenic ingredient]. Will it give me pimples?” Look, I get it. If you’ve got acne-prone skin, the last thing you want to do is slather on something that has even the remotest possibility of giving you another breakout. But NO ONE can look at an ingredient […]

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    The Complete Guide To Layering Acids In Your Skincare Routine

    Error: skincare overload! Skincare overload! Remember when the mere thought of putting acids on your skin made you run in the opposite direction? Now you can’t get enough of them. Glycolic acid. Lactic acid. L-Ascorbic Acid. You’re using all of them and then you’re wondering why your skin’s all dry and flaky all of a […]

  • 5 Science-Based Hacks To Make The Most Of Your Facial Oils

    In winter, my skincare routine is taken over by facial oils. They melt away makeup and impurities without drying out my skin. Turn up the hydration level a notch or two. Seal in moisture so the cold winds can’t steal it all away. My skin would be a dry, flaky mess without them. I’m sure […]