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Common FAQs about dry/sensitive skin

Despite rows upon rows of skincare products for sale, you'll be very lucky if you're able to achieve flawless skin. Many of us face an oily T-zone during the day, breakouts, or dry, flaky patches - it's more common than you think! Today, we take a look at dry and sensitive skin, and answer a few commonly asked...

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Why do we need eyebrows?

Whether big, bushy caterpillar-like appendages or pencil-thin lines, eyebrows are an integral part to our facial features. If you look at yours in a mirror long enough, they might start to look strange, and you may even begin to ponder their purpose. Why do we need eyebrows? We'll tell you! The science Eyebrows are thought to be a remnant of evolution. As...

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Dispelling some common acne myths

When it comes to skincare, do you know how to separate gossip from truth? There are thousands of false facts out there which all allege to be the ultimate secret tip to manage acne, but some will just leave you feeling frustrated and spottier than ever. Let's have a look at a few common acne myths and break down the science behind it. Myth: Only teenagers should...

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How often should you exfoliate?

Browsing through health-related articles on the internet, you'll come cross much contradictory information. 'Exfoliation is actually bad for your skin!' 'Here are three ways you're exfoliating wrong.' 'Ten reasons why you shouldn't exfoliate' - these are all examples of what you may come across. Thankfully, with breakthrough in skin science, we've mostly settled on one thing - exfoliation...

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The science behind LED light therapy

In the world of beauty and skincare, it's repeatedly hammered into us to never, ever, go outside without sun protection. Makeup-free days are a relief on the weekend, but we still need a layer of UV-protective lotion to prevent sun damage. That's because sunlight is one of the many external factors that contribute to premature ageing, manifesting as sunspots and dryness,...

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The secret to luscious, long eyelashes

Eyes are the windows to the soul. That's why many women who don't wear makeup on a regular basis will still give their lashes a quick swipe of mascara each morning. Forget foundation, elaborate hairstyles or eyebrows - mascara is the one crucial step of a makeup routine that many don't like to skip. Why is...

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Taking a closer look at microbeads in skincare products

Don't buy this. That product is horrible. The company doesn't recycle. It's bad for the environment. These are all things you'll have heard when reading about anything skincare related. There's a lot of contradictory demands out there on what you should and shouldn't do, and microbeads are perhaps the most controversial of all. The purpose of microbeads Microbeads...

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What are those small white bumps on your skin?

Many women can probably empathise with this familiar situation: No matter how hard or how often you scrub your face, you're still left with an uneven complexion broken up by different types of small white bumps. You've read that it could be due to several different causes, so here, we clear things up for you. Not all white bumps are the same In most cases, small...

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Uncovering the myths around microdermabrasion

Let's be honest - not all skin treatments make you feel warm and fuzzy the whole way through. We're not saying that it hurts either, but we want you to understand that there differences between a treatment and facial pampering. With a treatment like microdermabrasion, it's not uncommon to have some reservations before you come into our...

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3 things you should know before you tattoo your eyebrows

Cosmetic tattoos are a beauty treatment that many people are seeking right now. It's a great option to have if you've got uneven or sparse eyebrows, or have scar tissue that stops the growth of hairs. Getting them tattooed saves valuable time in the morning, and you can go about activities such as swimming without worrying about your them washing off. However,...

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