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Gentler Retinol Alternatives: Do They Work?

One of the most loved skincare ingredients over the last year, and continuing through to 2021, is retinol. Retinoid is the chemical class that refers to vitamin-A derivatives, such as retinol, and these topical ingredients are clinically proven to increase collagen production and decrease collagen breakdown. As well as reducing the signs of ageing and…

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Are At-Home Skin Peels as Effective as Professional Peels?

With salons and skin clinics closed during the national lockdowns, at-home skin peels have surged in popularity. Self-care and personal wellbeing have become incredibly important during this pandemic, and do-it-yourself facials and other cosmetic treatments have been a huge part of this. Over the years, home skin peel formulas have been improved, so you no…

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2021 Cosmetic Trends: Maskne Treatments

Stemming from the mandatory guidelines of mask wearing for the majority of 2020, and continuing into the new year, “maskne” was one of the biggest talking points in the beauty world – and still is. Wearing a face mask every day, and for some all-day every day, has resulted in many people experiencing skin irritation….

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Upcycled Raw Materials in Cosmetics

Another growing trend amongst the environmentally conscious is the use of upcycled raw materials in cosmetic development and manufacture. This practice seeks to tackle the problem of waste in cosmetic formulation and to discover more sustainable practices. What is Upcycling? Where recycling is the practice of reusing waste materials to create a new product, upcycling…

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