• Scientific Skincare - Forehead Wrinkles at 25
    Skincare

    Forehead Wrinkles at 25: Why You Have Them & What To Do About It.

    Many people are surprised to find that forehead wrinkles appear earlier than expected. This usually begins with the expression lines that naturally occur when you raise your eyebrows taking longer to disappear, until they stop disappearing altogether. So what causes forehead wrinkles to appear early? Is it normal to have forehead wrinkles at 25? Can you get rid of them? Here is everything you need to know if you are experiencing forehead wrinkles at 25…

  • Scientific Skincare - How To Get Lighter Skin
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    How To Get Lighter Skin

    Whether you have a specific skin concern, such as age spots, melasma, hyperpigmentation, or you are just looking for an overall lighter complexion, you have probably looked for skincare products that promise to lighten skin. From damaging DIY recipes (lemon juice and baking soda have no place in skincare!) to medications with undesirable side effects – how do you know what actually works? Here’s how to get lighter skin safely with OTC skincare products.

  • Scientific Skincare - Adapalene Gel for Acne Scars
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    Adapalene Gel for Acne Scars

    I have had a number of requests for information on products that may help improve acne scars. Unfortunately, there are very few products that will make a significant difference in the appearance of acne scars. However, recent research suggests that there is one product that may help! Here is everything you need to know about adapalene gel for acne scars.

  • Scientific Skincare - Can You Use Glycolic Acid and Retinol Together?
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    Can You Use Glycolic Acid and Retinol Together?

    Glycolic acid and retinol are two of the most popular anti-aging ingredients featured in skincare, but how do you decide which one is right for you? More to the point, is it ok to use both at the same time? Can you use glycolic acid and retinol together? Or would it just be one giant skin disaster waiting to happen? The short answer is that it really depends on your skin type and what you are trying to achieve! Let’s look at why this is…

  • Scientific Skincare - Does Sunscreen Prevent Tanning?
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    Does Sunscreen Prevent Tanning?

    Wearing sunscreen every single day is categorically the best thing you can do for your skin. Up to 90% of premature skin aging is due to UV radiation which, along with some types of skin cancer, can almost entirely be avoided with adequate sun protection, but what about ‘tanning’? Does sunscreen prevent tanning?