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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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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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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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Getting serious with serums

09/01/2019

Serums are misunderstood. They are made out to be high-performance products, must-haves for anyone serious about skin care.

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Physical vs Chemical Sunscreens

02/07/2018

Sunscreens protect us from UV radiation, the biggest contributor to premature skin ageing. As mentioned previously, sun filters

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The Making of A Lip Balm

17/06/2018

The skin on our lips is different from the rest of our face. If you are chronically chapped,

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Lowdown on Lips

16/06/2018

Lips are easily the most neglected part of our face. Although they look nothing like facial skin, they

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