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.
  • Product Review

    BreautyRX Light Rehydrating Lotion by Dr. Schultzโฃ

    This hydrating lotion is one of my favorite discoveries of 2020! It is the perfect moisturizer for combination/oily acne-prone skin; super lightweight, not oily at all, very hydrating, a little sticky at first but it absorbs in a few seconds and leaves no film on your skin; the texture and hydrating power of this lotion reminds me of the Elixseriโ€™s Skin Meditation serum. โฃโฃOne of the key active ingredients in this lotion is vitamin C (Tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate) which provides both anti-aging and brightening effects. It also is potent with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, oil-regulating and barrier strengthening ingredients. BTW the packaging looks like a tube but it actually is a bottle with…

  • Skincare ingredients

    Vitamin C

    Vitamin C is a potent water-soluble antioxidant which occurs naturally in human skin.  It helps to protect the skin from reactive oxygen species (ROS), treat and prevent changes associated with photoaging, promote collagen production and tissue healing. Only a small fraction of oral supplementation of vitamin C could be available in the skin, hence we can only rely on topical application of vitamin C to get the desired benefits. Benefits of vitamin C: A) Anti-oxidative: When skin is exposed to UV ray it generates reactive oxygen species (ROS), which can lead to  chemical alterations of the cellular DNA and the cellular proteins, including collagen. To combat these oxidative stresses and…