Tag: glycolic

  • What Is Glycolic Acid? The Essential Skincare Alphabet

    What Is Glycolic Acid? The Essential Skincare Alphabet

    If you’ve been following me for a long time, you’ll know that glycolic acid is one of my favourite ingredients. When it came to picking an ingredient for letter G, the brainstorming didn’t take long. There are still so many people who are confused about this acid. Today, I’m going to attempt to create a […]

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  • Mandelic Acid Vs Glycolic Acid

    Mandelic Acid Vs Glycolic Acid

    Mandelic acid vs glycolic acid is the first versus post I have done in months! I know you guys love these and I’m excited to be able to share this one with you, because you’ve been asking for this one for ages! The basic structure for these posts are simple. We will look into what […]

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  • Is Glycolic Acid An AHA or BHA?

    Is Glycolic Acid An AHA or BHA?

    Welcome back to my series of quick fire skincare questions asked directly by you! Today is a super simple one to answer, is Glycolic acid an AHA or BHA? Glycolic acid is actually the most common type of AHA. It’s made from a widely available plant, sugar cane. Glycolic acid is a very effective exfoliant, and because […]

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  • What Does Glycolic Acid Do To Your Skin?

    What Does Glycolic Acid Do To Your Skin?

    Glycolic acid is THE acid that started the chemical exfoliation craze way back when but there is still SO many questions about what it is and how it works. The thing that, I think, confuses people is that acids have the ability to completely transform your skin but you can’t actually see it happening. So, […]

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  • Is Lactic Acid Stronger Than Glycolic Acid?

    Is Lactic Acid Stronger Than Glycolic Acid?

    So many acids, so little time to decide which one is right for you – so here is your cheat sheet. My posts about acids in skincare are by far the most popular one’s I’ve done. I believe that’s mainly because there is so much choice (very affordable choice at that) but not a lot […]

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  • Why Is Glycolic Acid Good For Your Skin?

    Why Is Glycolic Acid Good For Your Skin?
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    AHAs are one of the most well researched group of ingredients in skincare. Glycolic acid is a water-soluble alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that is derived from sugar cane. It’s also one of the most well-known and widely used alpha-hydroxy acids in the skincare industry. So, why exactly is it so popular?

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  • The Ordinary vs Glossier: Lactic Acid

    The Ordinary vs Glossier: Lactic Acid
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    Before we get into this comparison I just want to highlight what lactic acid is, this so you know if you should even buy it at all . Lactic Acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that exfoliates the skin. Up to 10% lactic acid in a formulation can offer mild exfoliation. It works primarily on […]

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  • SMR – 18.02.2020

    When your skin starts getting patchy use this….

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  • Lactic Acid vs Retinol

    Lactic Acid vs Retinol

    For those of you who are extremely skincare savvy, this probably hasn’t crossed your mind BUT there is a large percentage of you searching this question right here! I see you and I wanna answer it for you. So, what the hell is the difference between lactic acid and retinol?

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  • Boots Have a New Skincare Line

    Boots Have a New Skincare Line
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    And nothing costs more than £7.50

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