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Reactivating Your Skin Intelligence

22/09/2020

Do we really need day and night creams? Why or why not? On our 2nd episode on BLOOM

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BLOOM by hopandcotton Premiere

10/09/2020

We’re so excited to present BLOOM by hop & cotton, bridging the physical principles of skin science with

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Using All The Acids But Still Breaking Out?

14/08/2020

I’m not talking about the basic acids AHA, BHA. I’m talking maximum strength niacinamide, zinc, azelaic acid, benzoyl

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How to Live Foundation-Free

28/07/2020

There is so much to love about foundation! Nothing else changes the way skin looks as quickly and

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Ace of Base – The Power of Complete Customisation II

02/11/2019

Products are made out of actives and functionals. Although actives get all the attention, functional ingredients largely affects

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Ace of Base – The Power of Complete Customisation I

01/11/2019

Customisation has become quite a trend in retail and is also taking a firm hold in the beauty

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Are you deep-cleaning or over-cleaning?

01/11/2019

If getting rid of blackheads, pimples and oiliness are at the top of your skin list, I’m certain

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Through thick & thin III: Why different product textures exist

13/01/2019

Recap: Thickeners (or rheology modifiers) give products their thickness. Combining different types and amounts results in products of

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Through thick & thin II: What gives products consistency?

11/01/2019

Recap: Product thickness does not reflect effectiveness.   What actually contributes to the thickness of a product? They

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Through thick & thin I: Are thicker products better?

10/01/2019

Premium skincare products are often portrayed as thick and lavish. These physical characteristics therefore become psychologically associated with

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