mature skin

  • 5 skincare ingredients to stimulate collagen production

    Skin aging is a complicated process. How our skin behaves as we get older is down to intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Intrinsic factors are internal and include our genetics, metabolism, and hormone processes. Extrinsic factors are external and are primarily down to our lifestyle (daily exposure to pollution, how much sun we are getting, etc.).…

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  • Different types of wrinkles and what causes them

    The fact of the matter is – if we are lucky enough to get older, we’ll get wrinkles. It’s just a reminder in case you spend a lot of time on social media. In theory, we might avoid them if we never laugh or frown or drink with a straw. That said, we love a…

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  • Why you should consider Mandelic acid

    If you are new to the skincare journey, by now, you have probably discovered the importance of chemical exfoliation. That said – it is easy to overdo it. One thing we preach is slow and steady, and it’s a marathon rather than a sprint. Mandelic acid is one of those fly-under-the-radar ingredients with several notable…

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  • Vitamin C and its derivatives

    In 2020, vitamin C was one of the most googled skincare ingredients. It is easy to understand why – it is effective. L-Ascorbic acid is a well-researched ingredient with proven benefits for the skin. But what if your sensitive skin doesn’t tolerate it? What are some of the vitamin C derivatives? Which one should you…

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  • How to care for sensitive eyes

    The skin underneath the eyes is particularly delicate and the first to show the signs of aging. Likewise, it shows whatever might be going on in our lives, from insomnia to medical conditions. But what to do if the skin is sensitive too? How can you alleviate the discomfort of sensitive eyes? What kind of…

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  • How to layer skincare – the dos and donts

    If you just started on your skincare journey, it is easy to get overwhelmed and over-enthusiastic. Yes, it is possible to be both at the same time. The sheer number of products on the market available is staggering. Some are one-ingredient products. Others combine more than one active ingredient and function as a multi-purpose product.…

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  • Why you should consider a facial oil

    Facial oils can be a polarizing topic in the skincare community. Many dermatologists will tell you to steer clear if you have oily skin or if you are breakout-prone. Others swear by them. Some love them, while others can’t stand the feel of them on the skin. The thing is, the needs of our skin…

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  • How to use retinol to get best results

    As you may have noticed, we talk about skincare ingredients a lot. We aren’t proponents of the latest craze to play chemists at home. But, we are all for educating ourselves, making informed decisions about skincare purchases, and finding the right ingredients to tackle any skin concern. Retinol is a powerhouse ingredient with decades of…

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