Evaluating Your Routine: Hydroxy Acids

When I was younger, I spent almost every waking moment browsing skincare communities. Most posts in those communities boils down to routine help, selfies, or general questions, but sometimes, skincare routines in popular media come up. One such routine was displayed in the film American Psycho with Christian Bale. You can do a quick Google search and […]

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Evaluating Your Routine: Sunscreen

Big sigh. Sunscreen. The product that is touted as liquid gold among skincare enthusiasts, but neglected among… well, virtually everyone else. There’s a lot I could explain on the topic of sunscreen, but being as much of it is pretty deep in the weeds, I will attempt to cut through a lot of the extra in […]

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Evaluating Your Routine: Moisturizers

Welcome back! It’s been a couple days since my last post in this ongoing series. I’ve had family visiting and have been busy giving the tour of Los Angeles. This post will be a bit long, and with good reason — moisture is extremely important to skin health. An Introduction to Moisturizers “Moisturizer” is a […]

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Evaluating Your Routine: Cleansers

So in my previous post, “Evaluating Your Routine: The Very Basics,” I posed the following question: What does your skin feel like after you cleanse? Does it feel dry – parched and tender? Does it feel dry but quickly become oily? In my experience, this is usually a cleanser issue. It’s generally recommended that everyone should […]

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Evaluating Your Routine: The Very Basics

Welcome to my first post in my series, “Evaluating Your Routine.” If you’ve ever eagerly picked up a new skincare product and slathered it on, only to be greeted with a skin reaction (allergic or acne), this series is for you. In each post, I’ll be breaking down a step within the classic skincare routine […]

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