antiaging skincare

  • Paula's Choice C15 Booster 02

    My Fave Vitamin C Serum For Brightening And Wrinkle Prevention

    It’s no secret that Paula’s Choice C15 Booster is my fave Vitamin C serum ever. I know, I know. It’s expensive. Can’t you just get something from The Ordinary? They’ve got like a dozen Vitamin C serums. One must be as good as this, right? Wrong. Here’s what makes this serum stand out from the […]

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  • Spotlight On Resveratrol

    Sometimes, I regret being a teetotaller. I don’t like the strong taste of alcohol. It has no health benefits, anyway so I don’t feel like I have to make an effort to get used to it (unlike green tea, ya know). The only exception? Wine. Wine is rich in resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant that keeps […]

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  • medik8 retinol 3RT+ intense

    Retinol VS Retinoid: What’s The Difference?

    What’s the difference between retinol and retinoid? Are they the same thing? Are they different? Should you use both or just the one? Argh! When did skincare get this complicated?! I’m here to make it simple for you. Here’s the difference between retinol and retinoid – and how to choose the best one for YOU: […]

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  • skinceuticals 0.3 retinol refining night cream

    When To Splurge (And When To Save) On Your Skincare Products

    Is there really a difference between drugstore and luxury skincare products? Yep. High-end products usually give you a more luxurious experience. Everything from the bottle to the texture is designed to please the senses and turn your skincare routine into a pampering session. But in terms of effectiveness? Drugstore products often work just as well. […]

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  • 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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  • cerave moisturizing lotion

    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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