skincare

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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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    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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    How To Create The Best Skincare Routine For Your Skin

    Call me boring, but I love routines. It’s the Virgo in me. We’re the organizers of the Zodiac. Spontaneity is all well and good, but when I have to get stuff done, it pays to have a system in place. That’s why I have systems, or routines, for everything. For getting ready in the morning. For […]

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  • acne on hairline

    How To Deal With Acne Along The Hairline

    Is your hair care routine giving you acne? Pimples can pop up anywhere – when you least expect it. They’re annoying like that. But when they spring up really close to your hairline, it’s often a sign you need to change your conditioner. Or mask. Or give up on your pre-shampoo treatment. You get the […]

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    3 Ways To Exfoliate Sensitive Skin

    Sometimes it’s hard to follow the rules. Take exfoliation, for example. You know you gotta do it, but if you have sensitive skin, that ain’t so easy. Your skin turns red when you look at it. It screams in pain when you wash it. How can you go the extra mile and get those dead […]

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