The Ordinary Skincare Serums in my Routine: Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%, Advanced Retinoid 2% & Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2%

The Ordinary Skincare

Good skincare doesn’t have to be expensive you know? If you have the budget then go ahead but if you don’t, there are other brands out in the market that works just as effective, if not more. Take for example DECIEM‘s youngest child, The Ordinary. Continue reading

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Good & Clean Skin with Alba Botanica

Alba Botanica Good & Clean

Here it is at last! The review that’s been long overdue.

I purchased Alba Botanica’s Good & Clean Pore Purifying Mini Peel mainly because I wanted to start using products with hydroxy acid in it. In low concentrations, hydroxy acids — there are two, alpha and beta — are used in dermatology as chemical peels to improve skin appearance and texture, reducing wrinkles, post-acne marks, hyperpigmentation and other dermatologic conditions. It reacts with the top layer of the skin — the epidermis, and acts as an exfoliant. Basically, dead skin cells don’t get a chance to build up therefore, no clogged pores. Continue reading