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Active Ingredients – Do they matter?

Using products that contain active ingredients can be the difference between achieving your skin goals and falling short. But what ingredients are actually classified as active? The term “active ingredient” is thrown around a lot in the skin care sphere but, in many cases, it isn’t being used correctly. Considering just how much there is...
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Antioxidants in Skincare

Recharge your skin routine with super anti-ageing antioxidants If there was ever an elixir of youth to be found in skincare worth all the hype, then its feeding your skin with potent and viable antioxidants. Recent studies and reviews in medical journals confirm the ability of antioxidants to be absorbed into skin cells of the...
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The Active Ingredient That Will (literally) Change Your Skin

Much has been said lately about the use of Peptides in skincare due to their potential anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties. Still a lot of people don’t know exactly what they do – or how. So I’ve put together your final guide to understanding the use of Peptides and making the best out of these amazing...
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Exfoliation! What is the best for me? Why should we exfoliate?

Proper Exfoliation removes the barrier of dead skin cells clogging the skin and uncovers fresh new cells below. Exfoliating opens the way for correcting serums & moisturising products to penetrate deeper into the skin, which makes them more useful. In short, a regular exfoliating routine will leave your skin looking fresh and healthy. There are...
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Skincare Routine

A diligent daily Skin Care regimen, combined with routine beauty treatments is the key to glowing, healthy skin that you feel confident in!
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Whiteheads versus Blackheads

Whiteheads vs Blackheads, Comparing the two types of acne.
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THE LONG-TERM PRICE OF CHEAP SKINCARE

If someone can convince you that you need what they’re selling, and you have the money to pay for it (and often, even if you don’t), the rest, they say, makes data. So, knowing from experience how much it legitimately costs to manufacture safe, high-quality ingredients for use in skincare, it makes us nervous to...
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SYNTHETIC FRAGRANCES, THE NEW SECOND HAND SMOKE !!!

We all want to make a great first impression. Part of our human conditioning is to look and smell pleasant in the hope that people (for no particular reason) will instantaneously like and be attracted to us. Prior to daily bathing being commonplace, royalty and the rich doused themselves in bespoke concoctions primarily made of distilled...
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Layering your Shine Organic products for the most effective results

1. WATER BASED PRODUCTS ~ Water based products such as Hyaluronic Acid & Collagen Serum should always be applied on clean damp skin. You can use these after your Organic Rosewater or AHA toner spray. You can even apply 2 at the same time, i.e. your HA and Collagen, I like like to alternate them...
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Layering Products

They way to a healthy, glowing complexion goes beyond purchasing skincare products. It's knowing how to best use them.
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How the Stress affects the skin

When the immune system becomes weakened, skin conditions like acne, eczeme and rosacea can become inflamed.
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Exfoliating

Why do you need to exfoliate your face? Proper exfoliation removes the barrier of dead skin cells clogging the skin and uncovers fresh new cells below. This opens the way for moisturising products to penetrate more deeply into the skin, which makes them more effective. In short, a regular exfoliating routine will leave your skin...
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Dry Vs. Dehydrated Skin: You Need To Know The Difference

10 Facts About Dehydration & Dryness FACT #1: Everyone needs a balance in the skin of BOTH moisture (oil) and hydration (water). Not too much of one and not too much of the other is best. This balance is truly the foundation of smooth, glowing, and beautiful-looking skin. This applies to all skin types, regardless...
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Dry Skin? Your Moisture Barrier May Be Damaged & Here’s How To Fix It

Why does my skin get tight, dry and sensitive? If your skin is feeling dry, tight and irritated, there is one underlying cause to all of this. Your skin’s protective moisture barrier is damaged, and simply layering on a rich moisturiser isn’t going to fix it. Chances are, you are doing something day in and day...
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A Simple, Easy Skin Care Routine

The Basics Needed For A Good Skin Care Routine. There are so many products out there; masks, eye creams, serums, toners…. What does my skin really need? Cleanser This is the most important part of a good skin care routine. Not only is it beneficial for removing makeup, dirt and debris, but it sets your...
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10 Ingredients to detox from your Beauty Products

1. Parabens Parabens are unquestionably the most commonly used preservatives in the cosmetics industry. They’re in just about any cream you might use, as they prevent mould, fungus and parasites from sprouting and growing in your products. The problem is that they can be absorbed through the skin, and have often been found in breast...
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3 Top Reasons You Have Dark Spots On Your Face

Freckles on your nose are cute at age seven but similar dark spots when you’re forty-seven? Not so much. Call them age spots, liver spots or sun spots – no matter what name they go by, these patches are often signs of skin damage. Here’s what you need to know about what’s going on with...
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