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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 […]

Collagen for Skin, Hair and Beauty Guide: Is Collagen an Anti-aging Miracle?

What is collagen? What if we told you that it’s the one ingredient that could minimize wrinkles while keeping your skin firm, soft and smooth? Likely, you’d probably want evidence. Research.  Rightfully so, because we’re all searching for the fountain of youth. And not a day goes by where you hear about those who claim […]

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10 Ways You Can Increase Collagen for Skin to Fight Wrinkles

As your beauty obsessed editors, finding ways on how to increase collagen is a much-determined pursuit of ours. Why? Well, collagen loss with aging is no joke. In fact, we lose collagen every year starting at the age of 20, which in turn creates deep wrinkles, fine lines, hair loss and even, brittle fingernails — […]

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Research Shows Using Collagen for Hair Growth and Loss Could Work, But Should You Try It?

What makes your hair strong and your skin elastic? Collagen for hair growth and skin is touted as the latest solution. Everyone is chatting about it as the fountain of youth — names like Kylie Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian are putting it in their coffee and releasing a line of collagen products. And it’s all […]

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What Types of Collagen are Best for Skin, Hair and Beauty?

We already know that collagen has become the latest buzz word within the beauty and health industry, but are all the anti-aging claims true?   And what about all the different types of collagen you see stamped across the backs of labels? There are different types of collagen for hair, along with different types of […]

Glycolic Acid Peel Guide

Glycolic Acid Peels – Everything You Need to Know

As we age our skin renews at increasingly slower rates, bringing on the signs of aging, from wrinkles to sagging skin. But there is a way to expedite the skin renewal process or a way to ‘life hack’ it, if you will – and it’s by exfoliating with a glycolic acid peel. Alpha Hydroxy Acid […]

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Major Benefits of a Glycolic Acid Peel for Your Skin

It’s no secret that as we get older, our skin becomes more rough and dull, while brown spots, fine lines and wrinkles become more of the norm. And even worse, it’s outright confusing to have this appearance when we’re doing everything we can with a daily, solid skincare routine in place (cleanser, toner, moisturizer and […]

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How to Use Glycolic Acid Peel at Home for the Best Results

How can something that sounds so intense be good for your skin? Well, if you know how to use a glycolic acid peel the right way, it’s nothing like the image we have of Samantha, from Sex and the City, appearing with a face as red as a lobster after receiving a chemical peel (forever […]

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Our Favourite Collagen-Rich Foods for Tackling Aging Skin

When it comes to anti-aging, there are many who try and wind back the beauty clock with plastic surgery. But little do they know that the most effective way of tackling aging skin is with a healthy diet filled with collagen-rich foods, among others. Don’t know what collagen is? Simply, it’s the most abundant protein […]