• Scientific Skincare - How To Get Rid Of Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation
    Skincare,  Acne

    PIH Treatment | How To Get Rid Of Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation.

    So your latest acne breakout has just cleared up but you’re left with noticeable marks all over your face. If those marks are brown, then it’s likely that you’ve got yourself some post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. So what causes post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation? What are the treatment options for post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation? Is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation permanent? Or does post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation go away?

  • Scientific Skincare - Can Antioxidants Cure Acne?
    Skincare,  Acne

    Can Topical Antioxidants Cure Acne?

    A number of topical antioxidants have demonstrated the ability to improve the appearance of acne. Originally, it was thought that topical antioxidants improved acne purely by reducing inflammation, however, more recent research has suggested that it may be due to their ability to neutralize free radicals. This begs the question – “can topical antioxidants cure acne?”.

  • Scientific Skincare - Best Snail Slime Serums
    Skincare,  Acne,  Anti-Aging,  Product Reviews

    The 5 Best Snail Slime Serums

    Snail slime, otherwise known as snail mucin or snail secretion filtrate, has been around for centuries, with its use in skincare dating back to Ancient Greece. Here, Hippocrates (the ‘father of medicine’) recommended the topical application of crushed snails to treat inflammatory skin conditions and aid wound healing. Luckily, nowadays snail slime is collected without killing snails and is formulated into creams and serums for a more pleasant skincare experience. So what are the best snail slime serums available today? And why should you be using them?

  • Scientific Skincare - What Is Snail Mucin: The Benefits Of Snail Mucin In Skincare
    Skincare,  Acne,  Anti-Aging

    The Benefits Of Snail Mucin In Skin Care.

    If you’re a fan of Japanese and Korean skincare and beauty products then you have likely come across serums and essences containing ‘snail mucin’, but what is snail mucin? And, more to the point, what are the benefits of snail mucin in skincare? Snail mucin is another name for snail secretion filtrate, or ‘snail slime’ and is an animal-derived growth factor. Growth factors are high molecular weight peptides that encourage wound healing and tissue repair. The growth factors in snail mucin are highly beneficial to the snail and enable it to self-heal after injuries. These regenerative effects are due to the complex chemical composition of snail mucin. A chemical analysis…

  • Scientific Skincare - Does Vitamin C Serum Cause Acne
    Skincare,  Acne

    Does Vitamin C Serum Cause Acne?

    Do you have oily acne prone skin that can break out if you so much as sniff a new skin care product? Are you looking to incorporate a vitamin C serum into your skincare routine but worried that it will break you out? Is vitamin C good for acne prone skin? Or does vitamin C serum cause acne? Let’s explore the research behind vitamin C serums in order to answer these questions.