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Lucy Lu
6 Essential Makeup Brushes Every Woman Needs

6 Essential Makeup Brushes Every Woman Needs

6 Makeup Brushes You Should Own Feeling confused when you have to decode names like “angled kabuki brush”, “tapered setting brush” or “stippling brush“? Overwhelmed with the number of makeup brushes available on the market? Not sure if you really need 25 different makeup brushes to achieve perfect finish? We are here to help! Since we know that it’s easy to get lost in the “endless sea” of beauty tools available (especially if you are on a budget and/or you are new to makeup), we’d like to share 6 makeup brushes we think every woman should own. Kabuki Brush Kabuki brushes can be angled, flat or...

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Lucy Lu
What’s In My Skin Care: Licorice Root Extract

What’s In My Skin Care: Licorice Root Extract

How Does Licorice Root Extract Benefit The Skin? Everybody’s first association to licorice is a long chewy candy of a distinctive taste. Did you know though, that the leafy green plant, used for ages in traditional Chinese medicine, has an array of benefits for your skin? Glycyrrhiza glabra root extract is abundant in active chemicals with impressive anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, anti-oxidative and skin repairing properties. No wonder its popularity among skin care manufacturers keeps growing… If you want to learn a bit more about the properties of this skin-loving ingredient, stay with us! Licorice Root Extract Skin Benefits Licorice root contains around 2-9% glycyrrhizin. Clinical trials have shown that glycyrrhizin, when applied topically,...

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Lucy Lu
3 Ingredients Your Moisturiser Must Contain

3 Ingredients Your Moisturiser Must Contain

3 Essential Ingredient Every Good Moisturiser Should Contain Moisturising is, without a doubt, the most important step of your daily beauty ritual. While toner and face serum may not be obligatory (even though it’s definitely beneficial to include them in your skin care routine), applying moisturiser every morning is essential for anyone who wants to have healthy, beautiful skin. To help you pick the best moisturiser (one that really does its job!), we’ve selected 3 ingredients that we think should be included in the formula of every hydrating face cream that claims to be effective. 1. Hyaluronic Acid Ever wondered why skin care manufacturers, beauty editors and...

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Lucy Lu
What’s In My Skin Care: Hyaluronic Acid

What’s In My Skin Care: Hyaluronic Acid

How Does Hyaluronic Acid Benefit Your Skin?  Though we are becoming more and more skeptical about what the beauty industry is trying to sell to us, there are certain ingredients that are scientifically proven to work – ingredients that deliver real results and visible improvement when it comes to skin firmness, elasticity and integrity. One of these skin care heroes is Hyaluronic Acid. Today, we’ll be talking about why is it so popular, how it works, and what results to expect from it. What Is Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic acid is a substance naturally present in your skin (primarily in the connective tissue) and it’s one of the substances that helps...

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