The best three everyday sunscreens for your face – featuring La Roche Posay, Biore and klairs | Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE IT. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER. Wearing sunscreen every day is a struggle, I get that! Trust me, I was the first to find excuses to skip the daily application. I spend years trying to find the best sunscreen for my oily, acne prone skin, and when I finally found it and got accustomed to wearing it daily… They changed the formula.     To be honest, it never had the best filters anyway, but I was willing…

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The Inkey List 15% Vitamin C and EGF Brightening Serum Review | Doctor Anne

Advertisement info: This blog post contains PR-Samples (gifted items) and affiliate links. I received no money to write it. Please read disclaimer. Fancy ingredients are no longer limited to high priced brands it seems – The Inkey List recently released their 15% Vitamin C and EGF Brightening Serum to prove that. EGF stands for Epidermal Growth Factor and is one of the up and coming buzz ingredients for 2020. I will go into more detail about what they can (and can not) do later, but so far they were found…

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What are the best sunscreens for sensitive or acne-prone skin – Chemical or physical? Ask Doctor Anne

After I wrote my blogpost on the difference between chemical and physical sunscreen, there was of course the question: “Which one is the best sunscreen for my acne-prone or sensitive skin?” As always the answer is a deeply unsatisfying That depends, but what can I say? It´s complicated!     I am only briefly going to touch on the „natural vs chemical“ debate that thankfully rarely appears in my comments – everything is a chemical. But I quickly wanted to address the „chemical filters are absorbed in your bloodstream and…

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Good Molecules Silicone Free Priming Moisturizer – What is it good for? | Doctor Anne

Advertisement info: This blog post contains PR-Samples (gifted items) and affiliate links. I received no money to write it. Please read disclaimer. I am not the biggest fan of “free from” claims. In fact, I did a whole blogpost stating that the “free from” marketing is actually dangerous. That is, however, not the reason why it took me so long to film a review on the Good Molecules Silicone Free Priming Moisturizer. No, the reason is that I struggled to determine whether or not I liked it.     First…

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Chemical, physical and mineral sunscreen – What is the difference? Ask Doctor Anne

You know I go on and on about the importance of wearing sunscreen all year round, but I get that when summer is here, that topic gets more and more attention. So I asked you guys if you had any questions you wanted me to answer. And yes, you had indeed! So let´s get to the first one: What is the difference between mineral, chemical and physical sunscreen? And is one better than the other?     Sadly the different kinds of suncreen divide the online community up to a…

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Is it safe to use Retinol in the summer? Ask Doctor Anne

There aren´t many skincare ingredients that cause as many questions in my comments as Retinol does. And with summer fast approaching, the one that pops up over and over again is: Do I have to stop using my retinol in summer? Time for another episode of #AskDoctorAnne, in which we will discuss the pros and cons of using retinoids in the warmer months. Background information Retinol is an amazing ingredient, and one that I already did a ton of  posts about (here for example). It is however also one that…

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Monthly Recap May 2020 – What has been happening? Doctor Anne

Advertisement info: Some of the items mentioned are *PR Samples (gifted items). No affiliate links. After weeks of lamenting about the “new normal”, it seems I have moved on to the phase where you start adapting it into my life. I still work a lot more hours than I used to, but I do have occasional days off and even a few weeks of holiday in July. At the same time I increased the time spend working on the blog and YouTube, which is why I have quite a bit…

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The Inkey List Peptide Moisturizer Review – Bougie on a bargain? | Doctor Anne

Advertisement info: This blog post uses affiliate links. I received no money to write it. Please read disclaimer. Peptides are among the ingredients I get the most questions about: Are they worth the money? Which ones are the best? I have a whole blog post dedicated to the use of peptides in skincare, and what I said back then still is true: Peptides are promising, but I would not spend a fortune on them just yet. Good thing there are quite a few affordable options on the market, one of…

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Merumaya Intensely Youthful Eye Cream Review – #beautyhasnoage | Doctor Anne

Advertisement info: This blog post contains PR-Samples (gifted items) and affiliate links. I received no money to write it. Please read disclaimer. This is not my first Merumaya review. You might have read the one on their Melting Cleansing Balm (it is here in case you haven´t) and remember that I was not a fan. What I AM a fan of though is the brand itself: The founder that I had nice chats with on social media, the #beautyhasnoage hashtag they use to promote their products, the whole way of…

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Niacinamide – All its benefits for your skin | Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS AND GIFTED PRODUCTS (PR). I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE IT. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER. I have stated in numerous videos that I think Niacinamide is an amazing ingredient, so I figured it was about time I told you why: Why do I love Niacinamide so much and what can it do for your skin, especially if it is dehydrated or acne prone? Oh, and of course if you have large pores – they seem to be one of the top concerns out…

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