skincare

  • eucerin dermopurifer oil control range

    Do Your Skincare Products Have To Be From The Same Brand?

    “Would you like to check out our cleanser, too? It’s designed to complement the serum.” “No, thank you,” I politely decline. “I don’t need a cleanser now. Just the serum.” My voice is firmer now. I’ve made it clear the discussion’s over. Inside me, I’m just rolling my eyes. Do SAs think I’m stupid? That […]

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  • 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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  • nip + fab glycolic fix overnight purifying gel

    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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