Tips and Musings on Skin, Health & Living Well, from your friendly beauty experts.

Get to know: What are Cosmeceuticals?

You've probably heard of Cosmeceuticals,  but what actually are Cosmeceuticals and what do they do for our skin? The word "Cosmeceuticals" is a portmanteau of cosmetics and pharmaceutical, which also describes its effect on our skin.   Compared to regular over the counter (OTC) products, Cosmeceuticals contain active ingredients that benefit our skin...

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Blemish 101: What causes Acne?

The causes of acne are often complex and multi-faceted. It doesn't just affect our face - it can also affect our back, neck, and chest and even buttocks. What exactly is acne? Here is a simple definition:   "Acne is a disorder that affects the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. The small...

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