Skincare

Glycolic acid vs salicylic acid

Glycolic acid or salicylic acid: Which is better for you? Both glycolic acid and salicylic acid are hydroxy acids, but they can be used to tackle different skin issues. They each lightly exfoliate, penetrate the skin and are considered to be active ingredients that should be used with care. And using them properly and regularly…

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Lactic acid or glycolic acid

Lactic acid vs glycolic acid: Which works better? Both lactic acid and glycolic acid are alpha hydroxy acids. Glycolic acid is considered to be the stronger of the two, but stronger doesn’t always equal better. Both lactic acid and glycolic acid can be used at different concentrations to effectively target a host of skincare issues,…

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Vitamin C and Benefits for Skin

An introduction to Vitamin C, its benefits, side effects, and best products We’ve all heard of Vitamin C. It is in many foods that we eat with its quantity listed on the nutritional labels of various foods, or a popular cold and allergy preventative. We know that it is good for us and that it…

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A Skincare Guide to AHA or Alpha Hydroxy Acid

An introduction to alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), its benefits, side effects, and best products Alpha hydroxy acids, or AHAs, are popular ingredients in skin care products for acne, anti aging, or just general moisturizers, but rarely do these products also educate you about how to use an AHA, the benefits they offer or their side…

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A Skincare Guide to Beta Hydroxy Acid or BHA

An introduction to beta hydroxy acid (BHA), its benefits, side effects, and best products When people refer to BHA or beta hydroxy acid, they are usually referring to salicylic acid, a common and effective topical treatment for acne or dandruff. But there are is more to BHAs or beta hydroxy acids than just salicylic acid…

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