exfoliation

  • gluconolactone in skincare

    Is Gluconolactone Better Than Glycolic Acid For Sensitive Skin?

    How do you exfoliate skin when most acids don’t work for you? Glycolic acid sets your skin on fire. Lactic acid dries it out. Heck, even salicylic acid stings a little… Enter Gluconolactone. It’s an exfoliating acid so mild, every skin type (yes, even sensitive!) can use it. Here’s all you need to know about […]

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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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    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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  • citrus acid in skincare

    Is Citric Acid An Effective Alternative To Glycolic Acid?

    Have you ever heard of Citric Acid? It’s a relative of Glycolic Acid. It does pretty much the same thing, yet no one uses it. Why is that?! Let’s find out: What Is Citric Acid? Citric acid is a member of the exfoliating Alpha Hydroxy Acids family (the same family Glycolic Acid belongs to, too). […]

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