skincare

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    Medical Grade Skincare VS Over-The-Counter Skincare: Which One Is Better?

    Is “medical-grade skincare” better than your regular, over-the-counter products you can buy at the drugstore? Social media thinks so. You can’t scroll through Instagram these days without coming across aestheticians singing the praises of (usually outrageously expensive) clinical products… and making you feel like you’re missing out if you can’t afford the splurge. This is […]

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  • Triple Cleansing: Should You Do It?

    I sometimes think Korean women add new steps to their skincare routine just for the sake of it. Like, it wasn’t enough to double cleanse their skin every night. Now, they have to triple cleanse it. No wonder they have to apply 12 hydrating products afterwards. There’s cleansing your skin and there’s stripping it bare. […]

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    The Ultimate Guide To Dealing With Hormonal Acne

    It happens. Every. Single. Month. My skin is clear and flawless for days but, as soon as my period hits, a party of pimples springs up all over my chin (because cramps and mood swings aren’t torture enough). Every month, I hope it’s the last month. Every month, the pimples come back. Well, until recently. […]

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    Micro-Needling: Does It Help Or Hurt The Skin?

    Things I don’t understand: Why Britain still uses separate cold and water faucets Why Beyonce lost Album Of The Year to Adele Why people poke their faces with needles in the name of beauty It’s called micro-needling and it’s done with a torture device with lots and lots of needles. It’s the kind of thing […]

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  • Why I’ve Started Dry Brushing My Skin

    My New Year’s skincare resolution? Exfoliating my body. Regularly. I know, I say that every year. But this year I’ll actually do it. How can I be so sure? I’ve discovered a clever technique that makes body exfoliation faster and easier (and I’m all for making anything faster and easier). It’s called dry brushing. What’s […]

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  • 4 Reasons Why Your Skin Is Peeling (And How To Fix It)

    My skin is afraid. Panicky, even. This time last year, the unrelenting cold coupled with a bit too much retinol made it peel like a reptile. It was ugly. Even makeup couldn’t hide it. Foundation made it look A LOT worse. It was painful, too. I tried to barely touch the area as I slathered […]

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