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Your All-Natural Skin Care Might Be Harming Your Skin

As “going green” across our diets & lifestyles has become increasingly popular, you’ll notice a heightened awareness of what is going into our bodies. For veganism, this has meant a significant uptick in interest, which is highly beneficial in normalising something that has for years seemed so alienating and extreme. When it comes to your […]

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Product Spotlight: The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5

Photo credit: The Ordinary by Deciem Given our recent post on the benefits of hyaluronic acid, it makes perfect sense to offer our readers an affordable, vegan and skin-friendly HA product: The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% with B5. The Ordinary (by Deciem), specifically notes this product as vegan (as is much of their line), and […]

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The Skin-Ageing Protein: Advanced Glycation End-Products

AGEs (advanced glycation end-products) are proteins or lipids that have gone through the process of glycation (where a sugar molecule like glucose or fructose binds to a protein or lipid molecule), and will affect the majority of the cell types across the human body. AGEs have been researched extensively (especially so in recent years) in […]

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Essential Oils: How Natural Fragrances Can Harm Your Skin

Essential oils have taken centre stage in recent years across skin care, being touted for their healing, cleansing and soothing capabilities. While synthetic fragrances are less popular, we have embraced fragrant plant oils like eucalyptus or citrus (often included in acne-targeted products), lavender (advertised to soothe and relax skin) or peppermint (for a tingle in […]

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Product Spotlight: Paula’s Choice Redness Relief Cleanser $30.00

Photo credit: Paula’s Choice  We’ve featured several cleansers here at Vegan Skin Care and for good reason – a cleansing routine that keeps your skin feeling comfortable and balanced is essential, and the cornerstone of a sensible skin care routine. Paula’s Choice Redness Relief Cleanser comes in two forms, the Normal to Oily Cleanser (my […]