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Find out the best one to use for your skin type.
Acids have been all abuzz in the skincare world for a while now—and for good reason. Used correctly, these exfoliating powerhouses boast a host of skincare benefits for all skin types. Whether you have dry, dehydrated, oily, or mature skin, there’s an
I've been a beauty editor for many years now, but I do admit that I still get confused with mixing and matching products for my routine. There are certain actives when layered over each other do more harm than good. On the
Check the label.
The pimples may have gone but unfortunately, they tend to leave marks and scars on your skin. Don't panic or be disappointed yet because there is still hope. You just have to be label-savvy and keen with the products you put on
Ever tried using retinol?
Your skin goes through many changes in your 30s. According to dermatologist Dr. Gaile Robredo-Vitas, "this is because your skin starts to degrade collagen and elastin more than it is making them." You might be experiencing more dryness in certain parts of your face, or you may
But first, ditch those pore strips!
Out of all the breakouts we can get, blackheads are by far the most persistent. They'll keep coming back as long as you haven't found the best way to remove them (not pore strips, by the way)—but don't worry, because we plan to
Choose the right one for you depending on your skin type!
Don't let dead skin cells get in the way of you achieving that glowing skin. Make sure you're exfoliating at least once a week, be it with a gentle scrub or an active ingredient that you swear by (acids are the bomb,
The BHAs and AHAs in your routine better watch out.
In the realm of chemical exfoliation, one would typically have to choose between an AHA (or alpha-hydroxy acid) or BHA (beta-hydroxy acid). Your choice depends on your skin type or your main skin concern, so knowing the difference between the two is
Here's everything you need to know.
We’ll be honest—you can’t really shrink your pores. That’s a myth. Pore size is genetic, because you can either have tiny, invisible ones or the exact opposite. So yes, until someone invents a pore-shrinking machine, your pores are going to stay the
Time to toss out that product that's been causing your breakouts!
Every time you buy a new skin care product, you inevitably sign yourself up for uncertainty. At the end of the day, it will either work for you or it won't. Frustrating, right? Knowing where to draw the line between a favorite
The two may be similar but they are not the same.
In case you don't know yet, AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) and BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acid) are exfoliating ingredients that give you a smoother, radiant complexion. Despite the word "acid" in their name, these ingredients are mild—you won't see your skin peeling off.