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Is "Oily Skin" such a BAD thing?

Is "Oily Skin" such a BAD thing?

Not if you know how to take proper care of it   Did you know that oily skin can be classified into two subcategories: oily (without water deficiency) and oily dehydrated (with water deficiency). In the first case, the skin has proper hydration; while it feels and looks oily, it does not have the sensation of “dryness”. In the second subcategory, the skin lacks moisture yet the skin has all the characteristics of oily skin present but the individual tends to complain of “dry skin”. People with oily skin tend go two ways in their skincare routines. One is to...

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Retinoids in your Skincare Routine

Retinoids in your Skincare Routine

What are retinoids? The retinoid family is a group of compounds that are derived from vitamin A. They have been available in skincare since the 1970s and scientific studies  shows they are the only topical agents that repeatedly demonstrate anti-aging effects. Retinoids help minimize the appearance of wrinkles, slow the breakdown of collagen and fade pigmentation or age spots. They work by improving skin cell renewal and stimulating collagen production. There are several forms from over-the-counter to prescription strength in topical and oral medication form. Over-the-counter (OTC) retinoids are most often found in eye creams, night moisturizers, and serums. When...

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Summer Season is Here! How's and What's

Summer Season is Here! How's and What's

Summertime is almost here. Lighten up your skin care routine. Why should your skin wear heavy products when your body is not? Some tips how many to maintain healthy, glowing skin during this summer season

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Are Hand Sanitizers Safe & Effective?

Are Hand Sanitizers Safe & Effective?

Some tips on the types of alcohol to use if you want to DIY you own Hand Sanitizer. And how to make sure you are choosing the best, safest and effective hand sanitizer you can. 

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