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    9 Ingredients To Soothe Irritated And Sensitive Skin

    Is your skin all angry at you right now? Maybe you used a skincare product it doesn’t like. Or you’ve stayed in the sun a little too long. Or you’re dealing with another rosacea outbreak. Whatever the reason, your skin is now a big, red and inflamed mess. Don’t worry, I’m here to help. Here […]

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    Gold In Skincare: Is It Worth Its Weight?

    Did you know Diane De Poitiers was 20 years older than her royal lover, King Henry II of France? Yet, they looked the SAME age. Her secret? Gold. Diane drank a cuppa every day. Gold is the same shiny colour as the sun and, like the sun, it was thought to give you life. Youth. […]

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    Is Talc Dangerous?

    Growing up, talc was a staple in my house. My mum would dust the powder on me and my sister after a bath. I don’t think we liked it much because when we became old enough to have baths on our own, we stopped using it. But talc didn’t give up on me. It sneakily came […]

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    Is Isopropyl Myristate Comedogenic?

    You know me. I usually turn to science to figure out if an ingredient is good or bad. But sometimes, science can’t give you the answer. If no one has done a study on it, science stays mute. It doesn’t have an opinion. It only deals with facts. That’s why it’s so hard to figure […]

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    PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil: What It Is, Benefits, And Side Effects

    Ever wondered what PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil is? It’s in all your skincare products (or so it seems). And it must have something to do with castor oil, right? But what does it do exactly and, more importantly, is it safe? Here’s what science says: What Is PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil? You’ve probably guessed it […]