Thoughts on Skincare’s Contradictory Views of Science

Thoughts on Skincare’s Contradictory Views of Science

There is a contradictory attitude in the skincare and beauty world towards science. On the one hand, brands and "influencers" try to promote products by backing them with "scientific" claims. For instance, they use studies for their products, and include ingredients that are supposedly backed by science. Or consider the infographics and videos that brands [...]

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Beginner’s Guide to The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Products

Beginner’s Guide to The Ordinary’s Vitamin C Products

Do keep in mind that I am not a scientist, doctor, or skincare expert. I just love talking about skincare! I've spoken to many people who avoid using The Ordinary's Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) range because they essentially find the titles of the products too intimidating or confusing. The Ordinary is a no-nonsense brand, as [...]

Sephora Discounts: Murad on Sale — Week of 07/18/19

Sephora Discounts: Murad on Sale — Week of 07/18/19

Featured Photo by STIL on Unsplash Just wanted to let you know that sometimes amazing things really do happen at Sephora. Currently, a bunch of Murad skincare products are on sale. Murad is a cruelty-free brand founded by Dr. Howard Murad. Their stand out line, from what I've seen, is probably their acne line, although [...]