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4 reasons to ditch the toner and double cleanse instead

For acne, acne-prone, oily, sensitive skin, consider ditching your toner and double cleanse. From my experience, after practising double cleansing in the evening, i have lesser clogs and clearer skin. Here’s why I believe double cleansing is more beneficial than using toner.


Why I would say NO to Agnes Treatment

I would not go for agnes treatment as it is an extreme treatment that destroys the sebaceous glands. My worry is that it will lead to dry skin permanently. Besides, the clinical evidence shows a 16.7% relapse of acne after one year of the final Agnes Treatment.


How I developed a huge cystic acne and cleared it

After having durian, I woke up the next day to see a huge cystic acne developing. In the blog, see the pictorial progression of my cystic acne clearing up and how I cleared this huge cystic acne with Skinlycious products.


Using Green Tea to Treat Acne? Here’s my Result and Scientific Take!

I tried drinking 2 cups of green tea a day, as well as using a green tea soaked cloth to apply on my acne face during my teenage years. My acne worsened. I don’t think green tea caused it to worsen but rather it did not help in improving my acne condition, thus as my acne progressed, it got worse.


Acne Cure? Is there really a cure for Acne?

Unfortunately, there’s no true cure for acne, especially women. For many of us who are acne prone, being acne free most of the time is good enough. There are ways to maintain acne-free skin, looking at our diet, lifestyle and skin care products we use. I did it, many of Skinlycious Family did it, so can you!


9 Skin Care Myths Debunked

We list down 9 common beauty myths. How different is men’s and women’s skin care products? Does more expensive products equals better products? Are eye creams and toners necessary? Read more.


Review of Konjac / Konnyaku Sponge – Second and Final Try

Tried another brand of konjac sponge and it still made my skin oily. Physical exfoliants like scrubs with little granules are bad for skin. I still have my worries on those mechanical brushes, such as Clarisonic, as there’s no long term studies. Instead of using physical exfoliants like sponges, I use chemical exfoliants instead.


How to Get Rid of Body Acne / Bacne

Body acne is caused by the same factors that trigger facial acne, that is, overactive oil glands, excess dead skin cells, and a proliferation of acne-causing bacteria. I will share some personal experience of the times I had back acne and how I managed to get rid of them.