exfoliation

  • nip + fab glycolic fix overnight purifying gel

    AHAs VS BHA: Which One Is Right For You?

    I thought exfoliating skin was easy. Pick a scrub. Use it. Done. Problem was, that often left my skin red and irritated. 🙁 Then, an angel suggested I try chemical exfoliants. But, there was a problem with those, too. No, it’s not because they’re chemicals. Some chemicals are good (water, anyone?). Nope, chemical exfoliants talked […]

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  • the ordinary glycolic acid toning solution

    Is It Ok For Skincare Products To Tingle?

    Uh oh, there it goes again. Your’s skin tingling. Just after applying that new serum. Is it meant to do that? It must be, right? If it tingles, it works. Beauty magazines have repeated that a dozen times. But then… Why is my skin turning redder? What’s going on? Is this normal?! Not really. Sometimes […]

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  • jan marini bioglycolic cleanser

    Do Exfoliating Cleansers Work?

    You need cleanse and exfoliate. These steps AREN’T optional. Why not buy an exfoliating cleanser and do both at the same time? It’ll save you money and time in the evening, right? Not so fast… There are two types of cleansing exfoliants: physical and chemical. One of them doesn’t work. The other one does, but […]

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  • jan marini bioglycolic cleanser

    At What Age Should You Start Exfoliating?

    When did you start exfoliating? I started dabbling with scrubs when I was around 15. Every Sunday evening, I’d massage the grainy mixture all over my face, before rinsing it off with lukewarm water. The ritual made my skin softer than a baby’s. But I didn’t dare do it too often. You often hear that […]

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