Why give SLS a bad name?
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Why give SLS a bad name?

SLS also known as Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, and its bestie SLES (Sodium Laureth Sulfate) have been getting a bad rep for a while now, but do you know why?   WHAT ARE SLS AND SLES USED FOR? They are used as surfactants and emulsifiers – the stuff that makes soap, shampoos, shower gels, toothpastes, laundry…

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I have oily skin. Can I use a face oil?
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I have oily skin. Can I use …

I get asked this question a lot. It does seem counterintuitive to put oil on oily skin, when all you are trying to do is reduce the amount of oil on your skin. However, the short answer is YES! And the long answer is YES, and check what type of oil is being used. If…

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Face massage for glowing skin
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Face massage for glowing skin

We all want glowing skin. And we all want the best from every skincare product we invest in, and if we can find ways to make that investment work harder for us, then we feel like it is good value. Face massage is one way to make skincare products work harder for us. It’s a…

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Battling dry skin – could your cleanser be the culprit?
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Battling dry skin – could your cleanser be …

Dry skin happens to everyone, even when skin is oily or combination in nature. When skin is feeling oily, our natural reaction is to cleanse more vigorously, adding scrubs to the routine, a face wash or mask, and even some AHAs or BHAs (which exfoliate the skin). What I have learnt is that it doesn’t…

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