sensitive skin

  • 4 Reasons Why Your Skin Is Peeling (And How To Fix It)

    My skin is afraid. Panicky, even. This time last year, the unrelenting cold coupled with a bit too much retinol made it peel like a reptile. It was ugly. Even makeup couldn’t hide it. Foundation made it look A LOT worse. It was painful, too. I tried to barely touch the area as I slathered […]

  • Sensitive Skin? 9 Ways To Soothe It

    Sensitive skin is a drama queen. It’s always throwing tantrums for the most random things. But it never tells you what the heck is wrong with it. Once it decides it doesn’t like something, there’s no reasoning with it. Argh! Dealing with a drama queen is never fun. But when you start listening to it […]

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    Niacinamide: The Most Multi-Tasking Ingredient In Skincare?

    “And the award for Most Multitasking Skincare Ingredient goes to…” *drumroll* Niacinamide! *clap clap* Niacinamide deserves it. There’s literally nothing it can’t do. Need to hydrate skin? Check. Fight acne? Check. Fade dark spots? Check. Soothe redness? Check. Reduce wrinkles? Check. It doesn’t matter what you throw at it, niacinamide can handle it. If it’s […]

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    What Are The Best Toners For Sensitive Skin?

    If you have sensitive skin, you’re probably better off without toner. The more products you add to your skincare routine, the more chances something will irritate your skin. Ugh. Having said that, there are a handful of toners out there that can calm down irritations, reduce redness, and soothe your skin’s tantrums. You just need […]

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    Is Gluconolactone Better Than Glycolic Acid For Sensitive Skin?

    How do you exfoliate skin when most acids don’t work for you? Glycolic acid sets your skin on fire. Lactic acid dries it out. Heck, even salicylic acid stings a little… Enter Gluconolactone. It’s an exfoliating acid so mild, every skin type (yes, even sensitive!) can use it. Here’s all you need to know about […]

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    Bisabolol: What Is It And How Does It Help Skin?

    Here’s why I don’t like the “natural = good, chemical/synthetic = bad” nonsense. If I say bisabolol, what does that make you think? “Ugh, it sounds like a chemical. Will it kill me?!” But, what if I say chamomile instead? “Oh, that’s one of the best natural remedies. Sooo soothing.” It is soothing. Thanks to […]