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Ingredient in focus: retinol

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Ingredient in focus: retinol

Leader of the age-defying league, there are few things retinol doesn't do. It's time to get to know you cells' best friend

2020-08-20 12:00:00By Verity Douglas

Why your skin needs its daily dose of vitamin C

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Why your skin needs its daily dose of vitamin C

Not just for keeping those seasonal sniffles at bay, vitamin C is a skin care essential. Here are five reasons your routine could do with a dose of this hero ingredient

2020-08-18 12:00:00By Verity Douglas

This is how you should be layering your serums

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This is how you should be layering your serums

From the product order to the most effective time of day to apply serums - we've got all the answers!

2020-08-13 08:06:53By Emmie Thornhill

These are the most searched skin care ingredients of 2020 (so far!)

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These are the most searched skin care ingredients of 2020 (so far!)

Have you noticed your skin care collection (and knowledge!) grow during 2020? Well, you're not the only one - 2020 seems to be the year of skin care.

2020-07-28 08:46:51By Emmie Thornhill

8 affordable ways to upgrade your regime

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8 affordable ways to upgrade your regime

Whether you already speak fluent ‘skin care' or whether you're new to the concept of acids, we've cherry-picked eight of our favourite affordable actives to amp up your ritual

2020-05-04 12:47:26By Verity Douglas

The best emerging extracts on your INCI lists

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The best emerging extracts on your INCI lists

Or should we say, the best emerging extr-ACT-s on your Skindie INCI playlists... ? From mushrooms to tamarind, squalane to acids, these are the cool new (and not so!) ingredients staking their claim to the industry airwaves

2020-03-03 10:00:00By Verity Douglas

Crystal Healing: our obsession with gemstone-powered skin care tools

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Crystal Healing: our obsession with gemstone-powered skin care tools

There's a recent obsession with crystalline tools but trust us when we tell you that *these* precious products are more than just a passing skin care craze

2019-08-29 11:38:04By Emmie Thornhill

Ingredient in focus: hyaluronic acid

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Ingredient in focus: hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid is an important component of skin, produced by fibroplasts to retain moisture, provide cushioning, assist repair and support skin's 'scaffolding'. Find out how to get your daily dose

2019-08-26 10:00:00By Verity Douglas

Spotlight on silver: the 'it' ingredient that's here to save your skin

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Spotlight on silver: the 'it' ingredient that's here to save your skin

No longer just for jewellery, who knew that silver has antibacterial, antimicrobial and antiseptic properties?

2019-08-14 14:29:29By Verity Douglas

Scared of scrubs? Read our guide to selecting the perfect exfoliant

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Scared of scrubs? Read our guide to selecting the perfect exfoliant

We don't want no scrubs - scouring is for dishes - and although physical face polishers still exist, they're no longer the über-abrasives of yore. Exfoliators come in many (three) different guises, so here's a quick guide to deciding which type's right for you

2019-08-06 10:00:00By Verity Douglas