Let’s Talk About: Acne No.1 Hater (Salicylic Acid)

You’d probably heard of this magical ingredient in every acne product, but do you understand what it does? Let’s talk about it! What is Salicylic Acid? Salicylic Acid (SA) is a beta hydroxy acid that is derived from willow bark. It belongs to a class of ingredients known as salicylates. It has a complex structure containing beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) and alpha hydroxy...

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Let’s Talk About: Parabens

You may have heard from many people to avoid using any product that contains parabens. But do you know what it is and why is it used in cosmetic & personal care products? Let’s find out!  What Are Parabens? Parabens belong to a group of chemicals that have been widely used as artificial preservatives since the 1920s.  Parabens are preservatives that keep bacteria...

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Physical Vs Chemical Sunscreen

Which one is better? What’s the difference? Which is safer? The benefits? The functions? So many questions, and all the answers you seek are here. Wearing sunscreen everyday not only prevents skin cancer but also from harmful UV rays that causes skin aging. Sunscreen ingredients are classified in two categories, chemical and physical. Physical sunscreen is also known as mineral sunscreen. The...

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Maskne? No Problem!

Wearing a mask is still one of the ongoing trends within the covid period. Despite its beneficial purpose of protecting us from transferring or receiving any sort of disease, it also comes with its own downside too. What is Maskne? What caused it? As the name implies, maskne refers to skin breakouts and acne caused by wearing a face mask for a prolonged...

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How To Safely Extract Blackheads At Home

Blackheads? Whiteheads? No money to see a professional? No worries, we got your back skin lovelies! We heard the cries of our sisters and brothers, and we are here to provide you some skincare steps for blackhead and whitehead extractions. What Are Blackheads? Whiteheads? Lets understand the basics, the foundation, the source of all our problems. Blackheads are the little black dots you...

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Difference Between Sunscreen & Sunblock

As you walk into your local pharmacy or browse through multiple stores online to look for the perfect sunscreen to protect your skin, you encounter the word ‘sunscreen’ and ‘sunblock’ . Your main goal is to protect your skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays. But what is the difference between ‘sunscreen’ and ‘sunblock’? Is there a difference if I pick...

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