Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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I’m a 30-year-old who uses 15 skin care products to fight wrinkles. An expert said I should keep 6 and ditch the rest.

Yuri Kim uses an arsenal of moisturizers to combat wrinkles. Skincare experts say her routine is great, but she can cut down on products.

Yuri Kim uses an arsenal of moisturizers to combat wrinkles. Skincare experts say her routine is great, but she can cut down on products. Yuri Kim/Insider

  • Yuri Kim, 30, is the Acquisition Marketing Director for Consumer Subscriptions at Insider.

  • She volunteered to have her skincare routine critiqued by licensed aesthetician Brittaney Trent.

  • Trent said while Yuri’s overall routine is great, cutting down on products could be just as good for her skin – and wallet.

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Yuri Kim, the Acquisition Marketing Director of consumer subscriptions at Insider, signed up to have her extensive

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The Best Lactic Acid Skin-Care Products

In my opinion, lactic acid doesn’t get the hype that it deserves. It works to break down the dead skin cells on your face, which evens out your skin tone, improves your skin’s firmness, and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It’s also gentle enough for sensitive skin; plus, chemical exfoliation helps your other skin-care products better sink into your skin since it gets rid of the layer of dead skin that’s clogging your pores. Basically, the alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) is a skin-care powerhouse. Ahead, seven of the best lactic acid skin-care products that you should consider

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Best skincare products for women over 40


It’s no big secret: As we age, the connective tissues that keep skin looking plump, vibrant and smooth start to lose momentum. “After the age of 30, skin cell turnover slows down, collagen production decreases and antioxidant defenses decline,” says Dr. Joshua Zeichner, the director of cosmetic and clinical research at Mount Sinai Hospital’s department of dermatology. “This means that the skin cannot protect or repair itself from environmental damage the way it could when it was younger. They say that hindsight is 20/20, but when it comes to your skin, what you really need is foresight.”

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13 top-rated K-beauty products for the 10-step skin care routine

Over the past few years, Korean beauty (or K-beauty) has exploded in popularity. Known for its gentle but highly effective ingredients and innovative formulas, the Korean beauty industry is currently among the top 10 global beauty markets — in 2017, it was worth over $13 billion, according to market research firm Mintel. And that interest only seems to be growing — another trend forecasting company, Prophecy Market Insights, projects the Korean beauty industry will be worth $31.6 billion by 2029.

While K-beauty products have always existed in Korea, they hit the U.S. in 2011. Licensed estheticians Charlotte Cho

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The 17 Best Korean Skincare Products for Your Entire Routine

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There’s a reason the buzz has yet to subside on all things K-beauty: The products continue to be both cutting edge and highly effective. And although the industry is known for incredible face masks, Korean skincare has far more to offer. From facial essences to pimple patches, seemingly half (or more, let’s be honest) of our essentials these days originated first in Korea. If you’re looking to try the best of the best when it comes to Korean skincare, these 17 products are a great place to start. Ahead, our favorite K-beauty cleansers, moisturizers, masks, and more.

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Rosemount woman’s halal beauty products meet religious standards

Annie Qaiser has always been into herbalism, natural remedies and traditional South Asian medicine. As she got older, had children and began studying ingredient lists on various baby products, she was alarmed. 

So many baby lotions, creams and oils included ingredients she didn’t trust. Not only did they have chemicals, but also animal products and alcohols that didn’t align with her faith. 

“As technology progresses, we’re using a lot of ingredients that are not really meant to be used on the body and especially to extend shelf life,” the Rosemount mother of three said. “We’re using preservatives that actually become

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