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  • skincare mistakes that give you hyperpigmentation

    3 Skincare Mistakes You May Be Making That Are Giving You Dark Spots

    Dark spots, sun spots, hyperpigmentation… call them however you like, they always spring out all of a sudden as if out of nowhere. Ugh. Sometimes, it’s inevitable. Hormones, injuries and simply growing older can make your skin go haywire and start pumping out more melanin than it needs. But other times… other times you may […]

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    Differin: Is It The Best Treatment For Acne (& Wrinkles)?

    Since Differin was demoted from prescription to OTC in the US last year, a lot of you have been asking me if it’s worth a try. Short answer: yes for acne. No for wrinkles. Long answer: read on… What Is Differin? Differin is the brand name. The active ingredient is adapalene, a new form of […]

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    How To Get Rid Of Whiteheads (What Really Works)

    How do you get rid of whiteheads? They’re not the worst form of acne to deal with. They’re not as inflamed as angry red pimples or as obvious as dark blackheads, but that doesn’t mean you want them on your skin. Good news: whiteheads are easy to treat (and without any popping too!). Here’s how […]

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  • how to treat post-inflammatory hyperpigemntation

    How Do You Fade Away The Dark Marks Left Behind By Pimples?

    Pimples love revenge. Dare give them the boot and they’ll leave a dark mark where they used to be. Ugh. It’s like you’re fixing a problem only to cause another. *sighs* FYI, this pimple revenge has a scientific name: post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (I know, it’s a mouthful!). It sounds like something horrible, doesn’t it? Good news, […]

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    Purging VS Breaking Out: How Can You Tell The Difference?

    Have you ever tried a new skincare product only to see a whole gang of pimples spring up on your face? Sometimes, that’s a good thing. Yes, really. It means the product is working its magic. Soon, you won’t have to deal with pimples again. Sometimes, that’s not a good thing. It means the product […]

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