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Everything You Need to Know about Arbutin According to a Skincare Expert

We spoke to our in-house cosmetic scientist, Lalita Iyer, on everything arbutin.  What is arbutin? Arbutin is a derivative of hydroquinone – a topical skin lightener that reduces the appearance of hyperpigmentation.  Having uneven skin tone, dark marks and hyperpigmentation is fairly common.  Adding arbutin to your skincare routine is a proven ingredient to help […]

How to Pick the Right Vitamin C Product According to Skincare Expert, Lalita Iyer

Vitamin C is one of the most popular skincare ingredients. Extremely beneficial for hyperpigmentation, dull skin and fighting free radicals.  If  not used well, understood well or stored well, the Vitamin C product may not work as well as expected. To understand how to pick the right Vitamin C product, we gathered some expert  tips […]

NEW Baobab Glow-C Serum

Visibly brightens and evens skin tone for a Glow-C Effect! Introducing our NEW Baobab Glow-C Serum!  This nourishing and illuminating Baobab Glow-C Serum includes a blend of premium and potent ingredients that have been researched for their effectiveness towards evening and brightening overall skin tone. Powered by 8% Vitamin C, 2% Arbutin and African Baobab […]

A Spotlight on Niacinamide: Expert advice on how to add Niacinamide in your skincare routine

We spoke to  Lalita Iyer, expert cosmetic scientist and founder of Skinchemy about the best way to incorporate niacinamide into a skincare routine. But let’s dive into the basics of Niacinamide: What is it and how does it benefit the skin?  What is Niacinamide?  Niacinamide, also known as Vitamin B3 or nicotinamide is a water-soluble […]

The Differences Between Dry Skin and Dehydrated Skin

Dehydrated skin is commonly confused with dry skin with the two terms being used interchangeably in many cases. Dry skin is a skin type, rather than a condition, characterized by reduction in sebum production from the oil producing glands in the skin. Whereas dehydrated skin basically lacks water content, but can ultimately lead to over […]