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    Personal How do you treat razor bumps?

    Hi @rosh I'd recommend to stop shaving for about a month. When you start shaving again, make sure the razor is not dull. Don't reuse disposable razors multiple times. It's best to shave while you are in the shower, and start after you have been in there a little while, as this helps soften...
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    Tips Basic skincare to treat troubled eczema on your body

    So you have eczema and want to find ways on how to treat it? You're in the right place! I've got some tips that you can introduce into your skincare that'll help treat your troubled eczema. Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterised by patches of itchy red and inflamed skin...
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    Leave on BHA exfoliant under sunscreen

    Hello @Rachal Yes you can! When applying leave on BHA products, like gels or toners, apply to clean, dry skin. Allow it to absorb and dry fully before applying sunscreen over it. Salicylic acid actually has some ability to block UVB rays, as well. Hope this helps!
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    Personal Should I stop using retinols in the summer?

    Hello @Rachal Unless advised by your dermatologist to do so, nope. It is a myth that you can't go out on a sunny day if using topical Vitamin A. Wearing sunscreen and sun protective clothing, as well as avoiding peak sun exposure times and not staying out too long are essentials. However...
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    Personal When should I start wearing an eye cream?

    Hi @saraw Eye creams aren't necessary. Some have caffeine, to temporarily brighten the under eyes. Many of them lead to eyelid dermatitis. It is a far better investment in time and money to use sunscreen around the eyes, as the majority of skin aging is due to UV. A good moisturiser can help...
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    Tips Habits to get into to transform your skin

    Transforming your skin, for the better, starts with ditching your old habits and learning better more effective ones. Below are a few habits I've leant over the years which might benefit you: Massage your cleanser into your skin for 60 seconds. This works for every skin type and helps reduce...
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    Tips Why you should use SPF EVERY DAY, we're serious

    SPF (or Sun Protection Factor) is arguably the most important product in your beauty regime. Why you ask? This is why: Protects Against Harmful UVA & UVB Rays Reduces Signs Of Aging More Protecting Than Moisturisers/Foundations With SPF In Them Usually Contains Antioxidants Protects Your Skin...
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    Tips There are different types of acne, these are the most common

    There are different types of acne, so I thought I'd explain so you can figure what type you have. It'll help when looking for treatments and products. BLACKHEADS Blackheads are comedones that are open at the surface of the skin. They are filled with excess oil and dead skin cells. It's not dirt...
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    Tips How do you minimize pores?

    Unfortunately you can't 'minimize' pores but there are ways you can ensure they're kept clean and dirt free. I personally recommend to only double cleanse at night after wearing sunscreen or makeup. A good cleanser will help to make sure your pores are clear. BHAs (salicylic acid) really...
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    Tips How to clean your skin, the basics (cleanser).

    Hello, As this is my first post, I thought I'd share the basics of skincare - First up, how to actually clean your skin. Cleansing is very very important in every single skincare routine. Our skin goes through a lot in a day, so it's important we properly clean it. Step one is to figure out...