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  • The Truth About Fermented Skincare: Does It Work?

    Have you been eating your bacteria lately? I try to sneak a bottle of kefir or a pot of Greek yogurt into my diet every day. I feel SO much better since I’ve started doing it. Now my mood is lighter. That inner critic in my head doesn’t show up as often. And my skin […]

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    Is Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate The Best Form Of Vitamin C?

    Another form of Vitamin C? Aren’t there a gazillion already?! L-Ascorbic Acid is the pure (and most unstable) one Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate is super stable Ascorbyl Glucosamine is better at fading dark spots I could go on, but let’s leave it at that, shall we? Point is: yes, there are already a gazillion forms of […]

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    TCA Peel VS Glycolic Acid Peel: Which One Is Better For You?

    I don’t go for facials often (I believe the less you do to your skin, the better), but when I do, I usually opt for a glycolic acid peel. It smoothes out my skin’s texture, evens out its tone and makes my wrinkles look smaller. The best part? There’s no pain or downtime. Well, maybe […]

  • The Complete Guide To Vitamins In Skincare

    Are you eating your vitamins? No, I’m not talking to you. I know you’re a good girl who’s eating her veggies, RIGHT? I’m talking to your skin. It needs its own daily fix of vitamins to stay beautiful and young. But, which ones should it eat, and when? I know, it can be confusing. That’s […]

  • Myrrh: The Skincare Gift Fit For A King

    “What’s myrrh, mommy?” “It’s a resin with a smokey and balsamic, sometimes bitter, scent. It’s used as a fragrance or to heal wounds.” “Whyyyyyyy?” “Well, because it has anti-septic….” “No, mummy! I mean, why would you give that to a baby?! Why not a teddy bear?” “Er… cos he was a king, hun. You give […]