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Benzoyl Perxoide

Favourite Ingredient for acne – This is not my fav but a derm and doctor fav! . Good old “Benzoyl Peroxide” and /or Clindamycin Gel . How many of you have been prescribed this one? ✨ Duac Once Daily Gel ✨ What is it? A medicine for acne treatment – moderate, mild maybe the odd …

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Re:Pigment

What is it: A serum that combines modern advances in biotechnology and peptide technology to target hyperpigmentation. TICK! . Scent: Unscented . Texture: Light, watery texture very easy to layer with other products and absorbs quickly into the skin. . Price: $77 (30ml) . Suitable for: hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, dark spots, PIH. . Key …

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Copper Peptides (CAIS)

What are copper peptides (GHK-CU)? . Copper peptides are naturally occurring complexes. GHK is the human copper-binding tripeptide glycyl-L-histidyl-L-lysine – “it is found naturally in plasma, saliva and urine but reduces with age”(Pickhard 2015) ⠀ . The molecule has a high affinity for Cu II (copper ion), forming GHK-Cu. It is this complex that got …

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Manuka Honey

Honey has been used throughout history, culture and civilizations as part of traditional medicine and can be traced back thousands of years ago in Ayurvedic culture, Egyptian civilisations and more. It has an inhibitory effect on around 60 species of bacteria, some species of fungi and viruses. (Eteraf-Oskouei, 2013) and it is really no surprise …

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Azelaic acid

As part of my #DeclutterDecember , I realised that I had purchased a huge haul from Deciem in February this year in the hope of trying a few actives in different combinations to tackle pigmentation, dark spots and blemishes. One product which I have been hoping to try and never got round to doing so …

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