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Green Tea and the Benefits Your Skin Should Be Dr
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Green tea is one of the oldest tricks in the book, as in, it’s ancient. Fun fact: It’s also one of the world’s most awesome happy accidents, or so they say. Legend has it that back arou...
Skincare So Good You Could Eat It—Really
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Plenty of naturally derived skincare ingredients come from food sources. Glycolic acid is derived from sugarcane and lactic acid from sour milk. So when should you eat something over rub...
What is Bakuchiol? The Retinol Alternative You Ne
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Bakuchiol is an active compound from the babchi plant which has been used in both traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine to treat a number of conditions, including skin disorders lik...
Why "Skip Care" is Replacing the Korean 10-Step R
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The latest skin-care trend is the answer to our desire for a more streamlined approach that gets the job done just as well. Ente...

Glycerine: The Skin BFF You Didn’t Know You Alrea
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Honestly, glycerine deserves more credit. Kind of like the friend in the group who gets along with everyone: she’s got so much going for her, yet she can ...
Panthenol AKA Vitamin B5: The Secret Weapon Revea
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In food, it’s called vitamin B5 and if you eat even a semi-healthy diet, you’re probably already getting a ton of it — everything from your avo toast to a spicy scallop roll, even a sli...
Willow Bark Extract: The Anti-Inflammatory Queen
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Home remedies for acne and other skin ailments can be hit or miss. An oatmeal bath does wonders for eczema, but don’t rub a lemon on your face in place of a vitamin C serum unless you w...
Hyperpigmentation Decoded: What Causes Those Dark
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Zits—honestly, they’re whatever. After many years of fighting, my pimples and I have come to an agreement: They show up to remind me when I’m about to get my period, and I take the hint...
7 Ways to Put an End to Itchy Dry Scalp
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An estimated 50 million Americans spend a collective $300 million every year to treat scalp itching and flaking. With that much moola on the table, you...

Are Your Selfies Aging Your Skin Faster with Blue
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Here’s everything you need to know about the risks (and rumors) of how blue light damages skin.
Overcoming Self-Esteem and Body Image Issues With
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Every time I look in the mirror and complete my skincare ritual, it’s a chance for me to show myself compassion. It’s a moment where I get to remind myself that at the end of the day, I ...
Why Beauty is Abandoning the F-Word: Goodbye, For
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Formaldehyde is Hard to Spot on Labels. Would You Know it if You Saw It?