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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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  • How to switch your skincare routine for autumn

    The days are getting shorter and colder (thank heavens!), it is time to get cosy. It is also time to switch up your skincare routine to adjust to the change of season. What are some of the most common skin concerns during this transitional period? The change in temperature and the central heating on can…

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  • What are best acne-fighting ingredients?

    Acne is a common skin condition that affects millions of people. While the first association you might have when someone mentions acne is teenage skin, adult acne is also common. Not to mention – with the pandemic and constant mask-wearing and all the stress, more people are breaking out. Why does acne happen? How can…

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  • Back to the basics – The lowdown on pores

    The size of pores is one of the most predominant concerns people have about their skin. How large they are and how they look. What are pores, and what do they do for the skin? Can they open and close? Can pores be erased? In the day and age of various filters, it is easy…

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  • How to pick the best antioxidant for your skin type

    Talk to any skincare nerd or a skincare expert, and they’ll tell you – you need antioxidants. As a group of ingredients, they are effective and have plenty of benefits for the skin. The thing is, it can get confusing when faced with a variety of choices. What are antioxidants, and how do they benefit…

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  • How to Treat Your Skin in Menopause

    Hormonal changes affect our skin. It is blatantly apparent when we are teenagers. But menopause is no picnic either. It can bring about increased dryness, sensitivity, and, in some cases, even acne. Give your skin some comfort and tackle the changes head-on with some simple tips and tricks. Menopause and the skin changes Menopause officially…

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  • Ingredient Highlight – Mugworth

    A true measure of a skincare nerd is the level of excitement they experience once they find an ingredient that their skin loves. Some ingredients have been around for ages, and we all need them in our routines (retinol comes to mind). Others, like vitamin E, might have fallen off the radar. But that doesn’t…

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  • Ingredient Highlight – Ellagic Acid

    One of the ingredients that popped up on our radar recently is Ellagic acid. What is Ellagic acid, and what are its benefits for the skin? Is it an ingredient you should get excited about? What is Ellagic acid? Ellagic acid is a polyphenol with antioxidant benefits. The main sources of Ellagic acid include berries…

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