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Dry, irritated skin saviours: La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 and Serozinc Spray reviews

Years ago, I did a half-day training on process improvement and, of all the slides and corporate scenarios, there is one thing that stuck with me ever since: when something is not working and you’re making changes to your process, always do so one change at a time. 882 more words


Review: The Ordinary – Salicylic Acid 2% Solution

My Salicylic Acid 2% Solution from The Ordinary came at just the right time, coinciding with my getting some spots at just the wrong time. Picture the scene, if you will: it’s… 543 more words


More About AHA Free Acid Value

To download a pdf version of the image below, click on the following text: AHA Free Acid Value Infographic

Let’s walk through an example using the “Glycolic Acid Example” table in the infographic above. 550 more words


All About Acid Exfoliation

Here is the link to the complete Infographic!→ Click here for AHA and BHA Infographic

Additional information about AHAs and BHAs is provided in the post below. 1,426 more words


How to build your perfect skincare routine

You might have heard that the old 3-step cleanse-tone-moisturise routine, which everyone used to swear by only a few years back, has lost its appeal. Invaded by rituals from all over the world (10-step Korean skincare, anyone?) and skin concerns that we didn’t even know existed 10 years ago (free radical attacks, inflammaging etc.), it’s becoming more and more difficult to decide what/how many products to put on your face. 538 more words


Not your mamma's scrub: next generation exfoliants

*Part one (of many)

Face wash, toner and cream, with a weekly scrub and the occasional mask… The skincare routine that we were used to 5-10 years ago has gone through some major transformations. 1,093 more words


Honors Chemistry 22 - Titration

I read three different labs and tried a couple of them and then took different components from each to make my own titration lab today. Titration is the process of adding a known acid to an unknown base until its neutralized to figure out the strength of the acid, or adding a known base to an unknown acid until its neutralized to determine the strength of the base.   612 more words