Tag: science

  • The EU Commission Bans 25 New Skincare Ingredients

    The EU Commission Bans 25 New Skincare Ingredients

    The EU Commission has added 25 new skincare ingredients to its ban list. Here’s everything you need to know about them. Unlike brand marketing, this is not fear mongering. This post is essential to keep you up to date on what should and shouldn’t be in your skincare Regulatory bodies monitor skincare formulations and ingredient […]

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  • 5 Of The Best Moisturizer’s To Use With Tretinoin

    5 Of The Best Moisturizer’s To Use With Tretinoin
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    Finding the best moisturizer to use with tretinoin is easier than is sounds. Tretinoin is a powerful ingredient and so finding products that compliment it may seem daunting. If you’ve come to this post, I’m assuming you are already using tretinoin. So, I’m going to skip the overview and jump straight into the recommendations. To […]

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  • Mandelic Acid vs Retinol

    Mandelic Acid vs Retinol

    Mandelic Acid vs Retinol? Which one is right for you? Can you use both? If these are questions that have crossed your mind lately, then you’ve come to the right place. I’ve covered the topic of acids extensively and will continue to do so (because it is incredibly confusing and you have to be careful). […]

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  • 3 Of The Best Dupes For Drunk Elephant’s Vitamin C Serum

    3 Of The Best Dupes For Drunk Elephant’s Vitamin C Serum

    Drunk Elephant’s Vitamin C Firma Day Serum is one of my favourite products of all time. The vitamin C it contains is very potent. It leaves you with a very slight tingling sensation and a glow that is unmatched. When the product first launched, it was an instant skincare sensation and had continued to hold […]

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  • TikTok Star, Mikayla Nogueira Launches First Makeup Collaboration with Glamlite

    TikTok Star, Mikayla Nogueira Launches First Makeup Collaboration with Glamlite

    Mikayla Nogueira is TikTok’s newest breakout star and now the 23 year old is launching her own beauty line. When the covid-19 pandemic hit, she was busy finishing her senior year at Bryant University. Then, along with the rest of the world her plans changed. Read more on covid-19 here. At home outside of Boston and […]

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  • What Is Metabolic Acidosis?

    What Is Metabolic Acidosis?

    Metabolic acidosis is a very serious disorder that is charterized by an imbalance in the acid-base balance of the body. What causes metabolic acidosis? Essentially, it is the decrease in body bicarbonate (intermediate form in the deprotonation of carbonic acid) stores, which in-turn has an effect on the metabolic and endocrine systems. Metabolic acidosis can […]

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  • Will Social Distancing Trigger A Surge In Flu Cases Next Year?

    Will Social Distancing Trigger A Surge In Flu Cases Next Year?

    A new study suggests that the measures taken to protect society from Covid-19 will have negative implications on the rate of infections for other illnesses, which may lead to our healthcare system being burdened. Social distancing was one of the most important measures put in place to combat the Covid-19 pandemic this year but it […]

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  • Do You Need To Wear Sunscreen Indoors?

    Do You Need To Wear Sunscreen Indoors?
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    What better question to answer now that we are locked indoors for the foreseeable future. With work/home life changing forever and with it the amount of time we spend travelling and generally being outside the question I’ve been asked many times over is ‘do I still have to wear sunscreen?’ I get it, even I […]

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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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  • Skinformation: Keratosis Pilaris

    I knew I had to cover this skin condition at some point in this series because it effects 50-70 percent of the adult population and many don’t even know what this is. I know this because I have it and for years I had no idea what it was, how to treat it and how […]

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