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  1. Skincare science: Should you be using zinc in your skincare routine?

    Zinc is known as an immune booster when taken orally. But does this mineral deserve a place in your skincare routine, too?

    By Fiona Embleton
  2. Skincare science: Everything you need to know about niacinamide

    With its ability to soften fine lines, improve the look of enlarged pores and create a more robust skin barrier, niacinamide is a workhorse skincare ingredient in the truest sense of the word

    By Fiona Embleton
  3. Skincare science: A beginner's guide to lactic acid for skin

    With its ability to work on wrinkles, dead skin cells and skin’s moisture levels, lactic acid is a great all-rounder for any skin type, but particularly acne-prone complexions

    By Fiona Embleton
  4. Skincare science: Azelaic acid for acne, hyperpigmentation and rosacea explained

    Meet the workhorse skincare ingredient that rarely shares the same limelight as other acids such as salicylic and glycolic

    By Fiona Embleton
  5. Skincare Science: Are lingonberries the secret to glowing, supple skin?

    It's one of the most common shrubs in Scandinavia while its fruit is a popular sauce on savoury and sweet dishes. But lingonberries also serve up multiple benefits for the skin when used in your daily moisturiser

    By Fiona Embleton
  6. Skincare Science: the best retinol alternatives if you can't handle retinoids

    Retinol is universally adored for turning the clock back on your skin but it does comes with a catch. Meet the new wave of retinol alternatives that balances out the benefits…

    By Fiona Embleton
  7. Skincare Science: Why kaolin clay helps with oily skin and breakouts

    For those who never considered what kaolin clay in their skincare does, it's your best ally if you have acne-prone skin or are a city dweller. Here's why...

    By Fiona Embleton
  8. Skincare Science: Is glycolic acid the secret to a healthy glow?

    Glycolic acid is likely to crop up in several products in your bathroom. But it’s perhaps the most underrated of all AHAs (alpha-hydroxy acids) in terms of potency and results

    By Fiona Embleton
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    Skincare science: The best vitamin C serums and moisturisers for brighter skin

    When it comes to hard-working ingredients, vitamin C is the backbone of a solid skincare routine. Here’s everything you need to know about how to build it into your routine

    By Fiona Embleton
  10. Skincare Science: Why Nordic oats are more than just a skin soother

    This age-old remedy for irritated skin has multiple uses in a modern skincare routine. Here's how to incorporate oats alongside your usual actives and to boost your skin's moisture levels

    By Fiona Embleton