Kojic Acid – the benefits in skincare explained | Ask Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   Kojic Acid – I mentioned it in my post about the ten best ingredients to fight hyperpigmentation, and because we haven’t done that already, today we will take a closer look at where it comes from, how it works in the skin, what the benefits and risks of using it are and what you should look for when you buy a…

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SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Probio-Cica Essence Toner – Why essence toner? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   Fermented ingredients are huge in Korean skincare, and so is Centella Asiatica as ingredient. Well, the SKIN1004 Probio-Cica Essence Toner offers fermented Centella Asiatica – I was intrigued. If you have seen my post about fermented ingredients, you know that the fermentation process breaks down the initial structure into smaller pieces like amino acids and proteins, which, depending on what you…

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Florasis Botanical Hydra-Soothe Balancing Cleansing Oil – Chinese Peonie | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   I bet you have heard of the brand Florasis before, or maybe even seen their beautiful makeup on your Instagram feed. Well, it turns out they not only do makeup, but skincare as well. At least the kind of skincare that is closely related to makeup, like the Florasis Botanical Hydra-Soothe Balancing Cleansing Oil.     They call it “Your zero…

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True Botanicals Renew Pure Radiance Oil – Posh | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   The True Botanicals Renew Pure Radiance Oil actually comes in a version for normal to dry skin, which is the Renew one I am talking about today, and a version for normal to oily skin called Clear Pure Radiance Oil. Both differ slightly in ingredients, but as I have only tried one, I can’t really comment on the differences in texture.…

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Psoriasis – What really helps and why it isn’t just about skin | Ask Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   Thick scaly patches on your limbs, hair line and maybe even trunk that don’t go away, no matter how diligently you moisturize? This might be Psoriasis, an autoimmune disorder that affects the skin, but also many other organs and usually requires medical treatment.     But what actually is Psoriasis? Why is it dangerous, can it be cured, which skincare products…

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New in Beauty – Geek and Gorgeous

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   Now this might be the shortest New In blogpost I have written since starting this series, and it only features one brand: Geek and Gorgeous. I admit I considered simply skipping it this month, as it really doesn’t offer much new information.     But that of course triggered my superstition – what would happen if I didn’t live up to…

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Murad Daily Defense Colloidal Oatmeal Cream – I expected to love it, but… | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   A moisturizer with a press-down lid – the Murad Daily Defense Colloidal Oatmeal Cream and I were off to a great start. Because even though I don’t have any issues with jar packaging, this version is my favorite.     With that and the other two products from the same line – the cleanser (review here) and the treatment (review here)…

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True Botanicals Supersea Firming and Lifting Treatment – Names | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   I know it shouldn’t play a role, but I am hugely influenced by what a product is called. Take the True Botanicals Supersea Firming and Lifting Treatment for example. Not only does it say “firming and lifting”, which catches my attention ever since I passed the 40 years mark a while ago, no, it is also called “treatment”, which – admit…

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Murad Quick Relief Colloidal Oatmeal Treatment – I used it wrong! | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   I have stated before that I am easily one over if a product is called treatment. In case of the Murad Quick Relief Colloidal Oatmeal Treatment the naming isn’t too far from the truth though, and explains why on the packaging it says “for eyes, face and body”.     I admit that when I first read that, I was a…

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The benefits of acids in skincare explained | Ask Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   I get so many questions regarding the use of acids in your skincare routine, I figured it was about time I dedicated a blopost to them: Which acids are there, which one is best for which skin type, how often do you use them and what can you combine them with.     The focus will be on the exfoliating acids…

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