I suffered with acne throughout my entire teen years. I felt so incredibly self conscious about my complexion that I would never leave the house without putting foundation on, and everyday I would search for different skincare lines that catered to acne hoping that it would be the one to magically fix my skin, but … Continue reading My Skin Journey.
BHAs/Salicylic Acid: BHA - COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid This powerful ingredient is one of the most popular ingredients to use for people who suffer with acne (aka the unlucky ones!) and it’s no wonder. Salicylic acid works by going deep into the skin’s surface and exfoliating all of the dead skin cells and other … Continue reading My Favourite Acne Treatments.
What’s Chemical Exfoliation? Unlike physical exfoliants, which use micro beads to exfoliate the skin, chemical exfoliants contain acids or enzymes to help slough away dead skin cells. In my opinion, this type of exfoliation is sooo much better than a physical exfoliant because it’s less damaging to the skin. Physical exfoliants can be very abrasive … Continue reading The Difference Between BHA and AHA.
Don’t have face masks in your skincare routine? Well you better start because they are ESSENTIAL to maintaining good skin. These powerful babies contain a high dosage of ingredients that sink deeply into the skin giving you immediate results. They’re a great product to use if you need a quick skin detox, boost in hydration, … Continue reading The Art of Masking.
1. Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs): AHAs are seriously one of my holy grail ingredients. They are chemical exfoliants that help to slough away dead skin cells, leaving you with baby soft smooth skin. You won’t see immediate results when using AHAs but don’t give up! After a few weeks of using this ingredient I saw … Continue reading My Top 4 Ingredients for Getting Rid of Hyperpigmentation.
In a world where there are thousands upon thousands of skincare products, it can be VERY overwhelming to choose what products to buy that will best suit your skin’s needs. But how the hell do you know what products to get if you don’t know your skin type? Well for starters the most common skin … Continue reading What’s My Skin Type?