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  • lixirskin night switch retinol 1% review

    Can I Use AHAs/BHA And Retinol Together?

    Can you use AHAs/BHA and retinol together in the same routine on the same night? They’re all powerful ingredients that help improve the texture of your skin and take a few years off your face. But, like all powerful ingredients, the payoff of using them together could be offset by dryness and irritations. Critics claims […]

  • tea tree oil natural acne treatment

    Tea Tree Oil For Acne: How It Works And How To Use It

    Want to fight acne naturally? Meet tea tree oil. It’s an unassuming acne fighter that’s been used for centuries by Australian aborigines, and yet the Western World is only now starting to discover its powerful anti-bacterial properties. If you’ve been using tried and tested acne treatments like Benzoyl Peroxide or Salicylic Acid to reduce breakouts, […]

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    Mandelic Acid: Is It Better Than Salicylic Acid At Treating Acne?

    Have you heard about Mandelic Acid, but you’re hesitant to try it because every other exfoliating acid under the sun has messed up your skin? Glycolic acid turns your skin red and flaky. Salicylic acid is a little too drying. Heck, even lactic acid is a little too harsh. Scrubs are not even an option. […]

  • propylene glycol in skincare

    Is Propylene Glycol Dangerous?

    WTF?! There’s anti-freeze in my moisturizer?! That’s the first thing that comes up when you Google Propylene Glycol. Other worrying results include “toxic”, “carcinogenic,” and “dangerous”. It’s enough to make you wanna toss any skincare products with Propylene Glycol in the bin and write a scathing letter to your congressman. And yet… Can you really […]