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  • battle of the skin lighteners

    What Are The Best Skincare Products For Sun-Damaged Skin?

    Remember the old days, when we used to spend entire summers in the sun without sunscreen, or slathered our bodies in oil to top up our tans? Little did we know then there would be hell to pay now. *sighs* Wrinkles, sun spots, dull and rough skin, sagginess… these are just some of the “presents” the […]

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  • is alcohol in skincare bad

    Is Alcohol In Skincare As Bad As Paula Begoun Says?

    Is alcohol really bad for skin? This controversial ingredient is accused of every possible skin crime you can think of: It terribly dries out and dehydrates skin. It kills skin cells. It makes your skin age faster. And on and on and on… But then… why is it everywhere?! Are brands ignorant or is alcohol […]

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  • vichy liftactive vitamin c skin brightening corrector

    My Vitamin C Serum Has Turned Brown! Can I Still Use it?

    What’s that yellow tinge in my serum? I swear it wasn’t there yesterday. What’s going on?! Yep, your vitamin C serum is a magician. It can change colour and go from clear to yellow all the way to brown. Ain’t that cool? Not really. That’s Vitamin C’s way of warning you it’s stopped working. Oops! […]

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  • coconut oil in skincare

    Spotlight On Coconut Oil

    This my sound weird to you but… I LOVE coconut oil for my hair, not so much for my skin. My hair soaks it up until it gets all soft and shiny but my skin… well, the two just don’t get along that well. Using it as sunscreen, as the natural crew recommends, is totally […]

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  • stem cells in skincare

    Do Stem Cells In Cosmetics Really Work?

    Have you heard? Stem cells can literally regenerate your skin. Rumour has it that if your skin is wrinkled and damaged, you just need to put an apple stem cell on it for your skin to grow back young and healthy. Sounds like science fiction? It is. Stem cells sound like the best thing since […]

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  • medik8 ce tetra vitamin c antioxidant serum

    5 Things You Need To Know About Antioxidants

    You know that antioxidant serum you’re using? It probably doesn’t work. Antioxidants are delicate things. You can’t just put one in a pretty bottle and expect it to get rid of your wrinkles. Things are a little more complicated than that. If you want to effortlessly pick an antioxidant serum that really works you need […]

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