How to Fight Keratosis Pilaris (“Chicken Skin”) With the Right Skincare Routine

Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition, which appears as tiny bumps on the skin. Some people say these bumps look like a freshly-plucked chicken, and unfortunately, that’s the ...

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5 Things You Can Do to Control Acne

Ever felt like your body is conspiring to make you unhappy? At no time is this feeling so apparent than in puberty, when we first become aesthetically aware of ourselves. Flooded with ...

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How Your Genes Affect Your Skin and What You Can Do to Help

In the 20th century, we learned more about our bodies than at any other time in history. In 1953, Crick and Watson decoded the structure of DNA, the genetic blueprint of all life. Then in ...

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How Air Pollution Causes Premature Ageing of Your Skin

I’m sure you’re aware of the damage air pollution does to your lungs. But you might be surprised to learn that it’s just as devastating to your skin. Prolonged inhalation of ...

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From Oil Refinery to Beauty Counter: 5 Common Petrochemicals Found in Skincare Products

Back in the nineteenth century, oil sparked an industrial revolution. It lit streets and warmed homes, becoming so valuable people dubbed it “black gold”. Since then, society has ...

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4-Step Skincare Routine That Will Keep Your Skin Looking Young and Healthy

In an ideal world, your skin would take care of itself. You wouldn’t need to slather yourself in moisturizer. The sebum naturally present in your skin would provide all-day moisture ...

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