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Spearmint Tea & Acne

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Spearmint has the ability to reduce testosterone levels, and thereby reduce sebum production and hormonal acne.Hormonal acne is caused by androgens and these are what causes higher sebum production levels - these higher levels leads to a higher chance of blockage,...

Cleansers & Your Skin Type

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There are so many cleansers in the market and picking the right cleanser formulated for your skin type and condition is essential in maintaining a healthy skin barrier and overall skin health. A good cleanser is...

Is it Safe to Use Baking Soda on My Face?

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Short answer: no. pH is very important in skincare.Too alkaline and your skin can experience drying, dehydration, and inflammation. If the pH is too acidic, you may experience breakouts, irritation, and burns. pH of 1 is acidic...


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#Milia resemble whiteheads, but they are not related to acne & shouldn’t be treated the same way. It is the build up of dead skin - composed predominantly of keratin - that gets trapped beneath the surface...

Hydroquinone 101 + Alternatives

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Hydroquinone is a topical skin-bleaching ingredient used to treat age spots, acne scars and hyperpigmentation by slowing down melanin production. Although it is effective for lightening dark spots, hydroquinone has a reputation for possibly creating...