The good, the bad, and the ugly sides of skincare

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Skincare Ingredients: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Do you know what you’re putting on your face? Here with the good, the bad, and the ugly side of skin care was Lisa Stewart from Solia Spa. Check out her list of skin care ingredients to look for – and look out for.

The Good

  1. Hyaluronic Acid (plumps and hydrates the skin)
  2. Vitamin C / L-Ascorbic Acid (provides potent antioxidant protection)
  3. Retinol (Derivative of Vitamin A)
  4. Peptides
  5. Cruelty free / Vegan free / Gluten free

The Bad

  1. Parabens
  2. Emulsifiers
  3. Snail Serum / Microneedling

The Ugly

  1. Hydroquinone (bleaching agent / increases cancer risk / quick fix)
  2. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (fatty acids/thickening agents which can bleach & irritate the skin)

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