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    Chapped Lips: The Best Ingredients To Look For In Lip Balms

    It’s already starting. The past couple of days have been unusually sunny and warm in London, so bae and I had grabbed the opportunity to enjoy the last few romantic walks in the park before the colder winter weather turns me into a hermit (did I mention I HATE the cold?). As we were making […]

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    How To Add Niacinamide To Your Skincare Routine

    Niacinamide is always the odd one out, isn’t it? You’ve already got your skincare routine down to a T: AHA/BHA exfoliant? Check. Vitamin C serum? Check. Retinol serum? Check. Moisturising sunscreen? Check. But none of them has niacinamide! Argh! How do you fit this antiaging superstar into your skincare routine, too?! Fret not. You don’t […]

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    The Best Face Wipes For When You’re Too Lazy To Wash Your Face

    What are the best face wipes for cleansing skin? The ones you don’t use. Just kidding! Sort of… I’m not a big fan of face wipes. For starters, they don’t cleanse skin as well as oil cleansers. If you’re wearing a full face of makeup, you’ll have to use 3 wipes, a lot of rubbing […]

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    Retinol Side Effects And How To Deal With Them

    “I’m scared of retinol side effects. I know retinol is the best wrinkle-fighter out there, but I don’t want to deal with redness and irritation. What should I do?” I hear ya. Irritation is no fun. But leaving retinol out of your skincare routine won’t do either. Mmm… What if I told you you could […]