SKINCARE GUIDE

Skincare Ingredients

How to Treat Dark Spots & Hyperpigmentation?

How to Treat Dark Spots & Hyperpigmentation?

Are you dealing with hyperpigmentation or like me, or are simply looking to improve your skin tone? Here are some products which have worked for me which you can try adding into your routine! The products featured below are very gentle products which are safe to use up to 2x a day.       If you ...
The Correct Order to Apply your Skincare

The Correct Order to Apply your Skincare

How to layer your skin-care products for the best results? Layering the right way can make all the difference when it comes to getting the most out of your products.   How to Layer Your Skin-Care Products The typical skincare routine involves layering your products like so: oil-based cleanser (m...
Basics of Exfoliation - Why you should start & how?

Basics of Exfoliation - Why you should start & how?

What is exfoliation?  Exfoliating is the process of removing dead skin cells from the surface of your skin using a chemical, granular substance, or exfoliation tool. Why do we need to exfoliate regularly?  Your skin naturally sheds dead skill cells to make room for new cells every 30 days or so....
A Guide to Retinol

A Guide to Retinol

In 2019, both Freda and I got on the Retinoid bandwagon (i will get into the difference between Retinol and Retinoid later in this post)! Boy, it was one hell of a rollercoaster for the both of us. If you don't already know this, i am always trying different skincare ingredients on my own face to...
5 Reasons to love Snail Mucin

5 Reasons to love Snail Mucin

Snail slime - or better known as snail mucin, snail serum or snail filtrate is one of my favorite ingredients in skincare products. It may sound a little yucky but read on to learn more!   Snail Mucin is an animal-derived growth factor. Growth factors are high molecular weight peptides that encou...
Alcohol in Skincare - Good V.S Bad

Alcohol in Skincare - Good V.S Bad

It is known by many that the Number 1 ingredient you should avoid in skincare product is Alcohol. However, did you know that there are different kinds of Alcohol and you should not immediately dismiss a product if you see the word "Alcohol". This post will teach how to identify the good and the b...
Benefits of Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) in Skincare Products

Benefits of Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) in Skincare Products

"I have acne, acne scarring and signs of aging at the same time."    Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) is indicated to reduce the appearance of skin blemishes and congestion. Niacinamide is a standout because of its versatility for almost any skin care concern and skin type. Niacinamide, which is also ca...
Why are Ceramides so important?

Why are Ceramides so important?

Constantly layering on moisturizer but still battling dry skin? Suffer from the occasional eczema flare-up, or maybe even psoriasis? You need a good moisturizer with this ingredient!   We cannot thank the moisturizers formulated containing Ceramides - which mimic the skin’s own natural moisturiz...
The Ultimate Guide to Getting Rid of Acne

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Rid of Acne

Acne is an inflammatory skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles (pores) become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Comedones on the other hand is a non-inflammed clogged pore in the skin. Open comedones are known as blackheads and closed comedones are known as white head.

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Benefits of Vitamin C for Your Skin

Benefits of Vitamin C for Your Skin

"What should i use to fade dark spots?" This is a question i receive all the time and i always recommend my favourite superstar ingredient, Vitamin C.    First, i want to share the photos of some of our happy customers (thank YOU for sending in your progress pictures)!   Before & A...
How To Find Out Which Ingredient is Causing Break Outs?

How To Find Out Which Ingredient is Causing Break Outs?

Over the past decade, i have had the opportunity to receive many skincare products to review. Some were SO EXPENSIVE i felt like it was such a privilege to get it sent to me for free and i had to try it - expensive means good what right?   Before starting Fickle Beauty, i was absolutely clueless...