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Retinoids & Their Alternatives

Retinoids are a large and diverse group of compounds ultimately derived from Vitamin A, many of which are used on skin and included in skin care products. First named in 1920¹, vitamin A is essential for our normal growth, reproduction, immunity and vision. Nowadays, various forms of retinoid are used extensively in skin care products…

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Skin Care Trends 2022: Fermented Beauty

Fermented foods like yoghurt, kombucha and miso are known to have various health benefits for those who eat them – From improved gut health to a boosted immune system. Now, the beauty industry is beginning to incorporate fermented extracts into targeted products to make them more effective at completing their designated task whilst supporting the…

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Bespoke Beauty: A Skincare Trends Guide

Beauty and skincare products have traditionally focused on formulating for a specific sector, creating a product that addresses a particular need of a fairly wide and generic group of potential users. Since 2020, a new approach has emerged where the customer can play a much bigger role when it comes to choosing skincare products. Due…

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The Connection Between Self-Care and Skin Care

A key lesson that many of us learned from the national lockdowns is how important it is to indulge in self-care. Engaging in a tailored skincare routine is a simple but incredibly worthwhile and enjoyable way to incorporate self-care into daily life. For distracting anxiety-prone minds, adding an element of structure to your day and…

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