skincare

  • don't use pore strips

    Why I Don’t Use Pore Strips (And You Shouldn’t Either)

    When I was a teen, I inflicted all kinds of damage to my skin. I didn’t always bother to remove makeup before going to bed. Sunscreen was something I used only at the beach (and I rarely went there, so I almost never wore it). I used cheap products with comedogenic ingredients that would leave me […]

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    4 Reasons Why Chemical Exfoliants Are Better Than Scrubs

    When I first started exfoliating, I’d use a scrub. Not that I had much choice in the matter. Scrubs were all I could find in the shops. And they worked ok. I could never get into St Ives Apricot Scrub (way too harsh for my skin), but I loved those with sugar. They usually smell […]

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  • comedogenic ingredients and acne

    What Does Non-Comedogenic Mean?

    What does non-comedogenic mean? Does it mean that if you see it on a label, you know that moisturizer WON’T clog your pores and give you pimples? That’s what brands want you to think. The truth is a little more complicated…. What Does Non-Comedogenic Mean? A comedone is a pimple. Comedone is their scientific name. Pimple […]

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    How To Treat Rosacea

    Is there anything more frustrating than having rosacea? You practically have to walk around with a red flush all over your cheeks and nose. And do we want to talk about those acne-like bumps? They’re everywhere! To add insult to injury, no one even knows what the heck causes the problem. Kinda hard to find […]

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