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    Skin Purging VS Breakouts: How Can You Tell The Difference?

    Let’s talk about skin purging vs breakouts. If you’ve ever tried a new skincare product only to see a whole gang of pimples spring up on your face, what is it you’re dealing with exactly? Sometimes, that’s a good thing. Yes, really. It means the product is working its magic and getting rid of all […]


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    What’s A Skin Essence (And Do You Need One)?

    What’s an essence?! Is it a toner, only thicker? A serum, only less moisturising? A hybrid in between the two? Most importantly, is it a revolutionary product you need to incorporate into your skincare routine… or just another Korean gimmick designed to make you spend more money for little to no benefits? Yep, that’s me, […]


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    5 Natural Ways To Heal Fungal Acne That Really Work

    What are the best natural remedies for fungal acne? The first step is to rid your skincare routine of ANYTHING that could remotely feed Malassezia, the fungus that’s making your life miserable. I’ve written a post about how to do this here, so I won’t repeat myself. The second step is to kill the damn […]


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    13 Sunscreen Myths You Need To Stop Believing Now

    Let’s talk about sunscreen myths and here’s why: how the heck are you supposed to use sunscreen right if everyone has a different opinion about it?! Apply it before you go to the beach. No, you can slather it on once you get there. Use it every day, even if you’re not going to the […]