beauty myths

  • the ordinary salicylic acid 2 solution

    4 Acne Myths Busted!

    The number one reason your acne isn’t disappearing? You’re doing something to sabotage recovery. It’s not your fault. All the acne myths out there make it impossible to figure out what works from what doesn’t. Time to bust them, don’t you think? So, here goes 4 acne myths and the truth about them: Acne Myth #1: […]

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  • 4 Skincare Myths Busted!

    Learning how to take good care of your skin is hard enough. It gets even harder when you’re constantly bombarded with misleading advice and overblown marketing claims to make you splurge on products you don’t need and waste time with things that don’t work. That’s why today I’m going to bust 4 of these common […]

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  • the ordinary granactive retinoid 5% in squalane 02%

    7 Retinoid Myths Debunked!

    “You can’t use retinoids during the day! Are you crazy?! You’re gonna get wrinkles!” “Of course you can use them during the day. Just pile on your sunscreen.” “You don’t need to exfoliate if you use retinoids. They do that for you.” “Since when do retinoids exfoliate skin? Nonsense!” “I’d never use retinoids. They thin […]

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  • skinceuticals ha intensifier

    Medical Grade Skincare VS Over-The-Counter Skincare: Which One Is Better?

    Is “medical-grade skincare” better than your regular, over-the-counter products you can buy at the drugstore? Social media thinks so. You can’t scroll through Instagram these days without coming across aestheticians singing the praises of (usually outrageously expensive) clinical products… and making you feel like you’re missing out if you can’t afford the splurge. This is […]

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  • mad hippie cleansing oil

    Do You Really Need To Double Cleanse?

    You’d think washing your face would be easy… When I was a kid, my mom told me to use plain old soap and water. It made my face squeaky clean… and dry as a bone. In my teens, I graduated to foaming cleansers. That worked better. I got clean skin without the dryness. Until I […]

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