Skin regeneration: Copper Peptide

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Overview: – copper which is bounded by several chains of amino acid – been on the market only since 1997 – considered as the best skin regeneration ingredient – stimulates collagen and elastin synthesis – acts as an antioxidant  – promotes production of glycosaminoglycans  – increase the benefits of the body’s natural tissue building processes – can be…

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Treat pigmentation & age spots: Kojic Acid

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Overview: – discovered recently in 1989 – successfully used in Japan – derived from a fungus (mushroom) – has a similar effect as hydroquinone – unstable and can oxidize quickly when exposed to air    > alternative kojic dipalmitate is used because it is more stable – studies have shown that it is effective as a…

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Mineral makeup is causing my face to itch

I never imagined I would suffer from a breakout from using skincare or makeup but yes, it had to happened.  I am suffering from a bout of bad itchy rash on my forehead and under my eye area which is refusing to subside quickly.  After examining my skincare routine and makeup, I believe the culprit to be a matt mineral veil from…

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Skincare ingredient website with rating

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I just stumbled upon a very cool website on skincare ingredients by the name of Phoebe’s Ingredients.  It consists of quite a bit of products in the market and the ingredients those products contain.  On top of that, it even rates how well or how bad the product performs in terms of anti-aging, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory,…

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