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. "Fleurs D' Afrique - Intensive Recovery Cream" is a new barrier boosting cream by African Botanics.
  • Bella Aura,  Product Review

    Bella Aura Rapid Repair Clarifying Elixir

    The Rapid repair clarifying elixir is designed to rebalance, protect and repair acne-prone skin. Why I think it is a well-formulated product: 1. Both eczema-prone and acne-prone skin suffer from too thin or damaged lipid barrier, so this product is designed with ingredients such as sunflower & Blackcurrant seed oils which are rich in fatty acids to reinforce & protect the skin barrier. 2. Inflammation is one of the main causes of acne. This product uses a hydrocortisone-like ingredient called Ballon vine to address inflammation and soothe the skin. Ballon vines extract is considered as an alternative to hydrocortisone. It is anti-inflammatory and works to soothe different forms of skin irritation…

  • Skincare and Technology

    Winleviยฎ: A new FDA-approved drug for hormonal acne

    Winleviยฎ (clascoterone cream 1%) cream is a new topical acne treatment by the Italian biotech Cassiopea which has been approved by the FDA recently. Winleviยฎ is the first acne drug with a new mechanism of action in 38 years; the last one was Accutane! How does this new drug work to combat acne? Acne is a multifactorial skin condition, affected by 3 distinct pathways: excess oil production, C. acne bacteria, and inflammation. Products such as benzoyl peroxide and topical antibiotics can target the acne bacteria and ingredients such as retinoids and salicylic acid can help regulate sebum production and avoid clogged pores, the inflammation which is caused by excess androgen…