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Minimalist Tranexamic Acid 3% + HPA Serum Review

Tranexamic acid is a very popular ingredient used in the skincare industry for treating stubborn post inflammatory hyper-pigmentation and melasma. It is a derivative of amino acid lysine which helps in lightening the dark spots and reducing the activity of tyrosinase enzyme which causes production of melanin in the skin. Once the production of melanin is reduced it results in treatment of the hyperpigmentation on the skin. Tranexamic acid also has anti-inflammatory properties which helps in reducing redness and swelling.  In today's post I am reviewing the newly launched Tranexamic acid 3% and HPA serum from the Indian Brand "Minimalist". Coming to the product details- What does the product say? The serum contains 3% tranexamic acid and 1% hydroxyphenoxy propionic acid (HPA) which helps in reducing melanogenesis resulting in the treatment of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, post inflammatory erythema and melasma.  Hydroxyphenoxy propionic acid is considere

Salicylic Acid Face Mask : The Dermaco 2% Salicylic Acid Mask Review

When it comes to acne prone skin there are some ingredients that I absolutely love . One of them is salicylic acid. It is an amazing ingredient for acne prone skin.  Salicylic acid is a potent BHA or beta hydroxy acid which is used widely in skincare, prescribed by many dermatologists for treating mild to moderate forms of acne. Salicylic acid has keratolytic properties which helps in dissolving dead skin cell layers which helps in unclogging pores. It also helps in reducing inflammation which can reduce the size of existing acne too.  Acne can be both inflammatory or non-inflammatory. For more details click here . Salicylic acid serums and masks are a good way to reduce blackheads and whiteheads on the skin which can contribute to future breakouts. In today's post I'm reviewing the newly launched 2 percent salicylic acid mask by The DermaCo. Coming to the product details- What does the product say ? This wash off mask is mainly targeted towards blemish prone or acn