antiaging skincare

  • hydroquinone in skincare

    Hydroquinone: Is It Safe To Use To Fade Away Dark Spots?

    Isn’t it annoying when the most effective ingredients get a bad rep? Case in point: hydroquinone. It’s by far the best treatment for any type of dark spots. Slather it on them twice a day and it’s guaranteed to lighten them up. But, some countries (yes, South Africa and France, I’m looking at you) have […]

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    Niacinamide: The Most Multi-Tasking Ingredient In Skincare?

    “And the award for Most Multitasking Skincare Ingredient goes to…” *drumroll* Niacinamide! *clap clap* Niacinamide deserves it. There’s literally nothing it can’t do. Need to hydrate skin? Check. Fight acne? Check. Fade dark spots? Check. Soothe redness? Check. Reduce wrinkles? Check. It doesn’t matter what you throw at it, niacinamide can handle it. If it’s […]

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    When Should You Start Using Anti-Aging Products?

    You never think you need something unless it’s too late. Case in point: my crow’s feet. I didn’t think I needed to invest in any fancy anti-aging product until I saw those first fine lines creeping up around my eyes in my mid ’20s. I swear they came totally out of nowhere. I wouldn’t say […]

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  • boots ingredients bakuchiol review

    Is Bakuchiol Better Than Retinol?

    If you can’t use retinoids, are you doomed to wrinkles forever? Retinoids (think retinol, Tretinoin, & co) are the darlings of the anti-aging skincare world. They smooth out wrinkles, fade away dark spots, and even boost collagen… …But, there’s a price to pay. They’re drying, irritating, and a total no-no during pregnancy (they cause birth […]

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    How Pollution Damages Skin (And 2 Ways To Fight It)

    All my life, I couldn’t wait to escape from Senigallia. It’s a charming small town. The kind of place where you spend all your summers on its velvety beach and the rest of the year hanging out in one of the few pubs on its outskirts, gossiping about your friends and colleagues. There’s nothing else […]

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