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  • Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate: Better than L-Ascorbic?

    alisha August 24, 2020

    *** This post was originally published on my old blog on April 22nd, 2016. Any updates will be on a separate post. *** Vitamin C is a total game changer in skincare. It promises to build collagen, diminish dark spots, brighten the skin, enhance sun protection, and protect against free radicals! It’s safe to say that every skin tone and skin type can benefit from this product. I must have…

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  • Skin Basics – 4 Multi Stage Steps

    alisha August 19, 2020

    When I really got into skincare 15 years ago, I was making my own vitamin c serum with water and l-ascorbic acid powder after reading about the proven, Holy Trinity of Skin – vitamin c, tretinoin, and sunscreen. These three ingredients are the most effective…

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  • What K-Beauty Taught Me – The Good & Bad

    alisha August 14, 2020

    K-Beauty took off like wildfire a few years ago. As someone who grew up in Queens, K-Beauty was always around me since the early 2000s. There was a Missha, Face Shop, and a Shiseido all on the way to high school. I did not dabble…

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