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CompareContrast: Mask Away

Compare and Contrast. Vichy and The Body Shop.

Hey guys, this is a continuation of last week’s article on the illusion of choice in cosmetics.

Like I promised, I’m going to show you how similar products created by brands owned by the same company can be. Today I’ll be looking at two similarly priced items. Then next week I’ll compare a luxury item with a similar drugstore version. All the products mentioned are produced by L’oreal, the world’s biggest cosmetic company.

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Skin Care

#BrighterSkin: How to Remove Dark Spots

How to remove dark spots the right way

Before removing dark patches/spots, you have to make sure the underlying problem has been fixed. For example, if you’re having dark spots because of an acne outbreak, find out what caused the acne, stop it from re-occurring, and then remove the dark spots. This is really important because using the following without doing this could make the hyper-pigmentation even worse.

I talked about the HORRIBLE ways to remove pigmentation; this week I want to talk about the RIGHT ways to remove dark spots. An effective routine will combine as many of the following as possible. For example, the area is washed with kojic acid soap, toned with salicylic acid-containing toner and moisturized with alpha-arbutin in an AHA base cream.

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