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Cosmeceutical Skin Products Vs Cosmetic Skin Products – What is the difference?

Nivea, Lancome, Estee Lauder, Loreal, Elemis and Clarins are examples over-the-counter or ‘cosmetic‘ skincare brands. These are stocked over-the-counter in pharmacies or shops, like Boots or Brown Thomas, and anyone can go in and pick one up. Cosmeceutical skincare brands, on the other hand, are stocked in skin clinics. Some examples include Skinceuticals, Image, AlumierMD,…

Blackheads

Blackheads 101

What is a blackhead? Dead skin cells and sebum/oils can collect in hair follicles. The congestion results in small bumps. Once the compaction is exposed to the air, it will turn black. This is a blackhead. The reason these congested bumps are called blackheads is because the surface of them usually looks dark or black.…