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    What Are The Best Salicylic Acid Exfoliants?

    “I’ve tried EVERYTHING to get rid of blackheads and acne but nothing works. Help!” I get this a lot. Sephora is loaded with products that promise to get rid of blackheads, kick acne in the butt, and keep your oily skin under control. But 99% of them DON’T have what it takes to do the […]

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    This Peel Has All The Right Ingredients… So Why Doesn’t It Work?

    FYI, just because a skincare product has all the right ingredients, it doesn’t mean it works. Case in point: Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Peel Pads. These pads are loaded with glycolic acid, Vitamin A and antioxidants to exfoliate your skin and get rid of wrinkles BUT there are a couple of issue that make them […]

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    Is Mandelic Acid The Best Exfoliant For Sensitive, Acne-Prone Skin?

    Haven you given up on exfoliating acids because they ALWAYS irritate your skin? Would you like to jump on the glycolic acid bandwagon but are scared it’ll make your skin peel? Do you have sensitive, acne-prone skin and don’t know what the heck to use to exfoliate it without inflaming it even more? If you’ve […]

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    Are These Glycolic Acid Pads Gentle Enough For Sensitive Skin, Too?

    So, you want to jump on the glycolic acid bandwagon but all those horror stories of irritated, flaky skin are holding you back? I hear ya. Go overboard and your skin will pay the price. Much better to tip your toes in the water (or skin in the acid, in this case) slowly. How? First […]