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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AHA AND BHA ?

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In order to have glowing, radiant skin, exfoliation must be a part of your skincare routine. Typically, when you think of exfoliators, you think of physical exfoliators. These exfoliators can contain little abrasive particles to physically scrub the dead skin cells off your skin. Other forms of physical exfoliation could be tools like brushes, sponges, […]

WHAT ARE WHITE SPOTS? HOW DO WE FADE THEM?

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How do we fade white spots? What are they? The white spots that are commonly seen on areas of the body frequently exposed to sun are called idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis. The white spots are a form of leukoderma that present as flat white spots or patches. They are not dangerous from a medical standpoint, but […]

WHAT DOES SPF MEAN?

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WHAT DOES SPF MEAN? The first sunscreen was invented in Australia in 1932 by a chemist named Milton Blake formulated with a UV filter ‘salol (Phenyl salicylate)’ at a concentration of ‘10%. SUN PROTECTION FACTOR SPF was introduced in 1974 and is a measure of the amount of ultraviolet radiation that is required to cause […]

WHAT ROLE DOES A FACIAL MIST PLAY IN SKINCARE?

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What role does a facial mist play in skincare? When and how should a facial mist be used? A “Mist” is a product delivery method that can be a facial mist or a facial misting/hydrating toner. Facial mists can be used during a skincare routine to prepare the skin for maximum absorption of subsequently applied […]

HAPPY NATIONAL CLEAN BEAUTY DAY

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Happy Clean Beauty Day! The term “clean” beauty has been a trending topic for the last year. More and more people are looking to transition to clean beauty products that are free from harmful ingredients such as parabens, sulfates, artificial fragrances, and more. In the United States, the beauty industry is not strictly regulated. Compared […]

ALOE VERA IN SKINCARE

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Aloe Vera is well known ingredient that has been used across many cultures for a long period of time. It is naturally derived, and known for its healing and soothing properties. It can come in many different forms but most commonly known for its gel-like texture. Aloe is rich in vitamins A, C, D, and […]

HOW TO REVERSE SUN DAMAGE ?

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As we know, sun exposure and sunburns can lead to sun damage and premature signs of aging. It can lead to unwanted wrinkles, dark spots, freckles, as well as pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions. Around 80% of skin damage, and signs of aging, come from ultraviolet rays from the sun. Unfortunately, there is no way to […]

CHEMICAL VS MECHANICAL EXFOLIATION

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Exfoliation can be controversial due to irritation and sensitivity that stems from some ingredients that can be harsh to the skin. We have a few tips to help you get rid of dead skin cell build-up, unclog your pores, and maintain a smooth complexion without unwanted irritation. As we age, our body’s natural cell turnover […]

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