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April 13, 2017
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What is Hydroquinone? Hydroquinone is the most well known topical skin-lightening ingredient used to reduce dark spots and hyperpigmentation. Although proven effective with proper use, it is synthetic and quite controversial due to having several side effects. Found in skin lighteners, skin cleansers, facial moisturizers, hair conditioners and nail glue, hydroquinone (HQ) has been found

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April 7, 2017
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The majority of adult men devote their time to careers, finances and family, leaving little energy left over to take care of their skin. Unfortunately, this lack of preventive care and the stress involved in “making it” in today’s society makes them vulnerable to those first signs of aging, earlier than necessary. Skincare for All

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March 30, 2017
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SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate or Sodium Laurel Sulfate) and SLES (Sodium Laureth Sulfate) are harsh detergents often derived from petroleum. They are used in facial cleansers, body washes and shampoos for their ability to cleanse and create a foaming lather and that “squeaky-clean” that consumers associate with cleanliness. But, this is one example where you

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March 30, 2017
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What is it? When discussing urea in skincare, we are not talking about urea from human or animal urine, nor synthetic and carbon dioxide combinations are used in fertilizers, plywood, and explosives. Yet how and why would any form of urea be used in skincare products? Urea may be listed as DMDM Hydantoin, Diazolidinyl Urea,

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