retinoids

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    Retinoids Side Effects: How To Counteract The Peeling

    Wanna jump on the retinoid bandwagon but are scared they’ll turn your skin into a flaky, peeling mess? I hear ya. You’ve heard that retinoid are the gold standard for antiaging. They reduce wrinkles. Shrink pores. Fade away dark spots. You want yourself some of that. But you’re not keen on the adjustment period. You’ve […]

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  • Which Form Of Retinoids Is Right For You?

    Retinoids are the most powerful family in the skincare world. They’re the ones you turn to when you want to get those pesky wrinkles off your face, fade away dark spots and kick acne in the butt. But, they’re not all created equal… Some members are more powerful than others and will deal with wrinkles […]

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    Retinol VS Retinoid: What’s The Difference?

    What’s the difference between retinol and retinoid? Are they the same thing? Are they different? Should you use both or just the one? Argh! When did skincare get this complicated?! I’m here to make it simple for you. Here’s the difference between retinol and retinoid – and how to choose the best one for YOU: […]

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    A Tretinoin Survival Guide

    I started my Curology prescription of tretinoin in late November 2019, and despite my best efforts to acclimate to 0.01% tretinoin, it’s been an uphill battle. Yes, 0.01% tretinoin. I know it’s not much–I SAID WHAT I SAID! But that’s the thing about skincare: it’s never one-size-fits all, and two people can react very differently […]

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    What Are The Best Antioxidant Serums?

    What are the best antioxidant serums? You better know because your skin is under attack. Every single day. UV rays, pollution, a poor diet and smoking all send their armies of free radicals to wreak havoc on your skin and give you wrinkles and dark spots. How can you defend yourself against them? Antioxidants. These […]

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    5 Skincare Mistakes To Avoid For Brighter, Younger-Looking Skin

    Who doesn’t want soft, bright, and younger-looking skin? Stupid question, I know. We all do. But, sometimes, it’s bad habits that get in the way and mess up your skin. I should know. These are lessons I’ve learned the hard way, and now I’m sharing them with you, so you don’t have to. Here they […]

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