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  • avene hydrance rich hydrating cream

    Does Glycerin Hydrates Or Dries Out Your Skin?

    Glycerin is like parsley. It’s everywhere. Pretty much ALL your skincare products. Don’t take my word for it. Have a look in your stash. Chances are 90% of your beloved lotions and potions are loaded with Glycerin. Why? What makes Glycerin omnipresent while other ingredients are so hard to find (yes, BHA, I’m looking at […]

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  • if you can't pronounce it myth

    If You Can’t Pronounce It, Should You Put It On Your Skin?

    “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t put it on your skin.” Says everyone who showers with dihydrogen monoxide every single day. Dihydro… what?! Water. Dihydrogen monoxide is another name for water. If you’re so committed to not using things you can’t pronounce, you shouldn’t even wash your face. Do you see how absurd this thing […]

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  • lanolin skincare benefits

    Is Lanolin Good For Skin?

    Did you know that in Ancient Rome sheep farmers had softer and smoother hands than rich matrons? Hard to believe, but true. And it was all because of the sheep. These cute animals gave them lanolin, a substance so moisturizing the beauty industry jumped on it as soon as it learned about the legend. Seriously, […]

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