๐Ÿ”ด ๐Ÿ”ด ๐Ÿ”ด NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH: "Silver Rescue Cream" is the latest addition to the African Botanics Collection, designed for sensitive acne-prone skin.
  • Acne series,  Skincare 101

    Acne 101

    Hair follicles cover the whole body and each follicle does have an oil gland which secrete oil/sebum. Acne occurs when skin cells clog up these follicles and sebum gets trapped inside, the C. acne bacteria starts to grow inside the pores, this overgrowth causes an immune system response, the white blood cells that come to fight the overgrowth of acne bacteria damage the wall of the hair follicle leading to inflammation. There are 2 main types of acne: Non-inflammatory: this type of acne is just clogged up pores (comedones) and the causes are hormonal imbalance, over cleansing, dehydration and using unsuitable skincare products. Closed comedones either blackhead or whiteheads can…

  • Acne series,  Product Review

    My Gramophone Shelfie!

    These are my favorite acne fighting products by Clinique: Acne Solutionsโ„ข Clarifying LotionOf all Clinique skincare products this toner is my favorite. It contains:– Salicylic Acid and Acetyl Glucosamine to exfoliate and keep pores clean, – Caffeine to shrink blood vessels– Silica to absorbs excess oil– Witch hazel which has potent anti-inflammatory properties (it has gallic acid and tannins, and antioxidants).– Butylene Glycol which is a preservative, solvent, and humectant. Despite bad reputation, this ingredient does not evaporate quickly like other Alcohols and actually holds water to the skin.The downside is that this toner does contain Alcohol dent which is a very harmful pro-aging ingredient. Acne Solutionsโ„ข Clinical Clearing GelIt…