Beautiful, Badescu Skin

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February 4, 2015
by Jill
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Let’s Talk: Clogged Pores

Clogged pores are a major cause of Acne and Blackheads (other culprits include bacteria; certain cosmetics; and hormonal triggers). You can partially blame retention hyperkeratosis, which causes dead skin cells to loiter in the pores rather than shedding normally. Retention hyperkeratosis … Continue reading

February 3, 2015
by Kimberly Yang
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#SkinSpeak: What Are Humectants?

Humectants are ingredients commonly used in skin care products – mainly moisturizers – for their hydrating properties. At the most basic level, a humectant is used to bind water to the skin in order to keep it moist and resilient, … Continue reading