• Can Niacinamide Cause Purging

    Does Niacinamide Cause Purging?

    Niacinamide is one of those skincare ingredients that target a wide range of skin concerns which makes it an excellent addition to any skincare routine. However, one question I am often asked is whether niacinamide can cause purging. So, does niacinamide cause purging? What is skin purging anyway and why does it happen?

  • Scientific Skincare - How long do pimples last

    How Long do Pimples Last? 11 Ingredients To Get Rid Of Them Fast.

    Pimples. They always appear at the worst possible time. Important social event coming up? Pimple. Interview you’ve spent months preparing for? Pimple. They seem to pop up overnight but can hang around for days or even weeks – talk about outstaying their welcome! So how long do pimples last? If you’ve got an event coming up and you want to know how to get rid of pimples fast and which skincare ingredients can heal pimples the quickest, you’ve come to the right place!

  • Scientific Skincare - 7 of the Best Moisturizers to use with Retin-A (Tretinoin)

    7 Of The Best Moisturizers To Use With Retin-A (Tretinoin).

    Retin-A (a brand name for tretinoin) is one of the most researched anti-aging and anti-acne treatments available. It’s incredibly effective. However, a well-known side-effect of tretinoin is skin irritation which can leave you with red, inflamed, and flakey skin. For this reason, a good moisturizer is essential, but what are the best moisturizers to use with Retin-A/ Tretinoin? Here’s a rundown of what to look for in a moisturizer when using Retin-A and which are the best moisturizers to use with Retin-A based on your skin type or concern.