Monthly Archives: July 2019

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What is Glycolic Acid? The Secret To Glowing Skin

Many of our beauty editors swear by glycolic acid (GA) for exfoliating and illuminating our dry skin. This star ingredient is known to be one of the safest and most effective alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) for exfoliating away dead skin cells.  It’s even used in peels for treating acne and pigmentation, sometimes even in microdermabrasion. […]

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How to Repair Your Skin’s Acid Mantle for Healthier Skin

“I’m worried about trying new skincare products. My skin is so sensitive, it can’t tolerate anything right now!” “I don’t understand why my skin always feels tight after washing!” When we’re not gentle with our skin’s acid mantle (skin barrier), we weaken it, potentially leaving skin sensitive, dry, red, flaky and prone to infection. We […]