• enzyme exfoliants

    The Complete Guide To Enzyme Exfoliants

    When I first got into skincare, I thought scrubs were the only way to exfoliate your skin (I know, duh!). Oh, how I loved rubbing those scrubs all over my face – seeing all those dead skin cells come off was so satisfying! But scrubs have a dark side. When I rubbed too enthusiastically, they’d […]


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    Glycolic Acid VS Lactic Acid: Which One Should You Use?

    Are you Team Glycolic or Team Lactic? If you don’t know what I’m talking about, this is the ultimate battle for exfoliation. Both glycolic and lactic acids want to be the one to get those dead cells off your face and make your complexion glow. But only one can get the gig (ok, some products […]


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    The Complete Guide To Glycolic Acid

    Are you still exfoliating with scrubs? It’s time to switch things up and give glycolic acid a try. I know, I know, scrubs can be addictive. But so can glycolic. I’ve never met anyone who made the switch and went back to scrubs. Glycolic acid is an exfoliant on steroids. It gets rid of dead […]


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    Why You Should NOT Use Baking Soda To Exfoliate Your Skin

    Have you ever used baking soda to exfoliate your face? Everyone on the internet’s recommending it. For starters, it’s natural, so how could it be bad? Plus, it’s so cheap. Why spend a fortune on acid exfoliants when this will do? Because it could destroy your skin. Turns out, baking soda ain’t as harmless as […]


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    Does The Clarisonic Help Or Harm Skin?

    When Oprah recommends something, I’m usually all over it. Usually. Cos even the best people can give you bad advice, sometimes. Case in point: the Clarisonic. It made Oprah’s list of favourite things. But you may want to take a hard, honest look at your skin to see if that’s really what it needs. Why? […]