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How to Select the Right Exfoliator

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Almost every skincare expert will tell you that exfoliating is one of the most important steps in your skincare regimen. Without it, your skin will accumulate dead skin cells and the active ingredients of your treatments and moisturizers cannot penetrate through to the fresh layers of skin. But how to choose? There are three main […]

Incorporating Retinol into Your Skin Care Regimen

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Essentially, retinol (retinoid) is the Vitamin A molecule which is one of the best vitamins for your skin.  Not only is it a powerful antioxidant but it also stimulates cell growth, helps to repair injured or damaged cells, and encourages new cell turnover.  The molecule itself is small enough to penetrate to the lower layers […]

Exfoliation: From Inside the Chemistry Lab

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Please do not be afraid of the idea of chemical exfoliators! Many of these are available for use at home in gentle formulations. For the most powerful options, you will need a skincare professional. One of the most popular is the alpha hydroxy acid or AHA. Commonly used ingredients for these exfoliating products are glycolic acid […]

Understanding Skincare Ingredients: Retinol

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Skincare is something that should be taken seriously, not just because of vanity, but because of health reasons. Remember that your skin is your body’s largest organ, and deserves just as much attention as any other part. This is why you should take extra care in choosing the products that you use to enhance your […]