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Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid When you Have Acne Prone Skin

Acne affects a lot of people, regardless of age or skin type. That being said, the skin care industry has an infinite amount of anti acne treatments and has managed to perpetuate the myth that age should determine your skin type. 274 more words


Centre Stage: Hydroquinone

Recently, the Uganda National Bureau of Statistics and cosmetics traders signed a communiqué to ban products that contain mercury and hydroquinone. It’s not the only country to have concerns about hydroquinone; many countries keep it restricted to prescription use. 339 more words

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Essence Blush up! Powder Blush in Heat Wave

Hello folks!

I am back! Well its been a crazy fun first half of the month with travel and family ….and now I am all excited to blog :). 386 more words


Squalane Vs Squalene

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between the two chemicals listed above?

Have you ever googled them and found that one of them comes from Shark and one comes from vegetables? 325 more words


Center Stage: Retinol

Remember when I mentioned the brilliant skincare ingredient that is Retinol? The Einstein of antioxidants? The skin cell whisperer? Retinol is the term for the entire vitamin A molecule. 986 more words

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Much Ado about Antioxidants…with Scientific Reason (The Best Kind)

Many people have a vague idea about why antioxidants are good…nay, great for them. Mostly because these days, when you hear the word ‘antioxidants’ you are sure to also hear ‘cancer prevention’ and ‘anti aging’ in the sentences that follow. 1,328 more words

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Centre Stage: Vitamin C

A while ago, I added Vitamin C into my skincare routine. I’m a convert. Until further notice, Vitamin C serums will be a staple in my skincare routine. 953 more words

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