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It helps with texture, tone, and more.
If you’re after bright, smooth, and glowing skin, then alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) could be the missing piece in your routine. From exfoliating dead skin cells, providing hydration, to pushing your skin to create more collagen, this category of acids addresses any skin concern
Any skincare lover has probably heard about salicylic acid. As the most common form of beta-hydroxy acid (or BHA), tons of anti-acne skincare lines incorporate this ingredient into their formulas. But because it's an "acid," it can be a bit scary to
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
Your skin will look good and feel better at the same time.
If you have acne-prone skin, you probably have a love-hate relationship with makeup. You're always torn between letting your skin breathe or concealing your blemishes, and it isn't the easiest choice to make. But did you know that you can wear makeup
Everything you need to know, right this way.
Whiteheads are just as annoying as regular zits because they eventually "mature" into fully grown pimples. If you're absolutely determined to get rid of these bumps, read on to find out everything you need to make them go away for good.Whiteheads, by
It's the sensitive skin-friendly exfoliant you need in your regimen.
With so many skincare ingredients that promise flawless skin, keeping track of all the products that we want to add to cart is practically a full-time job. However, lactic acid has always been on the radar of dermatologists, celebrities, and skincare junkies
It can hold five times more water than hyaluronic acid!
Everyone always talks about how great hyaluronic acid is for the skin, but no one ever mentions its skincare sister—polyglutamic acid. Like HA, polyglutamic acid packs a punch for those seeking hydrated and glowing skin. With a bunch of serums and essences adding
Is "paraben-free" really better?
It's no secret that the "clean" beauty movement has painted many "normal" ingredients in cosmetics in a not-so-positive light. Parabens are without a doubt at the top of this list, to the point where "paraben-free" has become as big of a marketing
The packaging may be cute, but don't forget to check the product label, too!
Before we decide to purchase a new skincare product, we typically look at a product's packaging and marketing claims first. While those are fair points to consider in your decision-making process, you might want to choose based on a product's ingredients list
It's the powerful brightening ingredient you need in your routine.
We've all been through some type of skin damage, and some have given us battle scars from our face to our body that we just can’'t get rid of. Here's where skincare comes in, specifically pigmentation-fading ingredients like glycolic acid, niacinamide, retinoids,
It's time to strengthen that skin barrier.
If your skin has been experiencing hypersensitivity, tightness, itching, or inflammation recently, chances are your skin barrier is compromised. As the skin's outermost layer, the skin barrier is in charge of retaining nutrients and moisture. At the same time, the skin barrier
Hyperpigmentation is stubborn, but these ingredients are hard workers.
If you struggle with acne, dealing with dark spots is not unfamiliar territory. In fact, dark spots can also be caused by sun damage and hormonal changes. In medical terms, these darker patches are referred to as hyperpigmentation.According to the American Osteopathic
So you can finally get rid of those dark circles, eye bags, and wrinkles!
Ever wondered why your eye creams and serums aren't working? It could all boil down to a simple reason: You probably aren't using the right product for your skin concern. Because even though it's normal to have dark circles, puffiness, and fine
Yes, caffeine could wake up your skin, too!
Not everyone is a coffee person, but everyone can be a caffeine-in-skincare person. It has more perks for your skin than you think, and you can get all of it without having to endure a bitter taste. Just like a real cup
Mix your actives like a pro!
It has probably been almost a year since your last visit to the dermatologist, so you may or may not have taken it upon yourself to experiment with different products to solve your skin woes. But before you get too excited, here's
How good is it for your skin, really?
If aloe vera were a person, it would be the type that's friends with everyone. It's that approachable—it's an uncomplicated ingredient that jives with most people, regardless of their skin type. Not to mention, it's so easy to use (seriously, just slap
Rather, it's the moisturizing ingredient you might be missing out on.
Oil isn't all that bad for our skin, but we don't blame everyone who flinches at the sight of it in products. After all, some oils don't have the cleanest track record—a lot of them can clog your pores (we're looking at you,
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
Have you heard of Centella Asiatica?
Think of your skin as a sleeping ogre—you never know when it'll wake up and decide to cause trouble. That's why instead of waiting for anything bad to happen, it's important to have ingredients in your skincare that'll keep it (and you)
This skincare ingredient is one of the holy grails for hydration.
Hyaluronic acid isn't difficult to find in skincare at all. It's so well-loved and effective that even when you don't look for it on purpose, it's probably in at least one of the products you're using right now. The reason? It addresses