Char's Effective Skin Care Blog/ Char's Effectives Skin Care — Antioxidant

Know the Quality of Your Bakuchiol Source

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Know the Quality of Your Bakuchiol Source

Meeting Bakuchiol for the first time?  The choices can be daunting as the skincare industry has hopped onto this wonder ingredient which is the vegan natural alternative to Retinol without the Retinol "uglies" (irritation, flaking, redness, etc.)!  When we first introduced our Bakuchiol Serum, there were only a handful of products available... It's important to know the degree of purity of the Bakuchiol!  There is "pure"--and then there is pure which is highly purified! Not all Bakuchiol is created equal or a high performance active.

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Knowing Effective Ingredients Series: Snow Mushroom Extract

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Knowing Effective Ingredients Series: Snow Mushroom Extract

 We've all heard about the hydrating hallmarks of Hyaluronic Acid which is a Polysaccharide and is the primary reason for its ability to bind water to the skin (humectant).  Snow Mushroom is also a Polysaccharide, and (drum roll please) much more hydrating, multifaceted and moisturizing than Hyaluronic Acid!  But, Snow Mushroom's benefits don't stop there! 

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Vitamin C is The Game Changing Skin Care Ingredient

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Vitamin C is The Game Changing Skin Care Ingredient

I don't think there is another skincare ingredient that can do everything that topically applied Vitamin C can do.  It's a wonderful game changer!  Anti-aging, fights hyperpigmentation, smooths, brightens.  Truly versatile and Effective!

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Ingredient Focus of the Week: White Tea Extract! Find out why It's in most of our skincare products!

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White Tea?  Don’t you Mean Green Tea?

Many of you have heard of the skincare benefits of Green Tea Extract, so why are you talking about White Tea Extract, you may be asking?  Great question!  Green Tea  and White Tea come from the same plant: Camellia Sinensis.  So, why would it make any difference to choose White Tea over Green Tea?  Well, let’s talk about that!

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