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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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    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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    From Retinol To Granactive Retinoid: Should You Make The Switch?

    Can I tell you a secret? I wouldn’t use The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 5% in Squalane in my skincare routine. There, I said it. No, it’s not because it’s not good. I just see it as a step back for everyone who’s been on the retinol train for a long while. Here’s what I mean: […]