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Impact of Covid-19 on skincare and beauty

Impact of Covid-19 on skincare and beauty  During the recent national UK lockdown we found that our skin has been negatively impacted by a number of bad habits. Staying at home has meant not wearing as much make-up as usual, but we have found that the following factors have contributed to the impact of our skin care: Lack of vitamin D due to poor natural sunlight outdoors has caused our skin to become even more prone to acne than usual. A recent study found that people with acne have lower levels of vitamin D than those without acne. (Source: Medical News Today) Wearing masks and face coverings have also caused maskne (also known as mask acne) and means dealing with...

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How to fade acne scars with Like It On Top?

We regularly get asked how our products work and why customers see such significant changes in their skin development. The answer … 4-Step Kit! We always recommend using the 4-Step Kit together as part of an overall skincare routine instead of in isolation. The natural ingredients within each product work extremely well together to drive immediate change with visible results. Whilst the time frame for results differs for each person, it’s safe to say that you will notice an immediate change in your skin as soon as you start using the 4-Step Kit.   To understand more about the process of fading acne scars we have dissected some of the key ingredients within our products to help explain why the...

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How to keep pores clear with natural oils?

How to keep pores clear with natural oils? Today we are talking about pores and how to keep them clear. Firstly, let’s start by understanding more about the meaning of noncomedogenic oils. Skincare products made with comedogenic oils may clog your pores, eventually causing the eruption of comedones (clogged pores), whereas noncomedogenic oils do not have this effect. We specifically use a high percentage of noncomedogenic oils in our formulations to keep dry skin moisturised and oily skin acne-free. Using oils that allow the skin to breathe, stay hydrated and free from breakouts is our main priority at Like It On Top. When our pores get clogged with oil and dirt, this can effectively cause breakouts in the form of...

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What is double cleansing and why should we do it?

What is double cleansing? Double cleansing is the process of cleansing the skin twice, as in a two-step process, to provide the skin with a “deep clean”. Our 4-Step Kit skincare routine features a double cleanse process with step 1 being Filth (dirt cleansing protection) with a natural cleansing oil. The ingredients are ALL natural and designed to dissolve oil-based dirt such as make-up, sunscreen, sebum (oil) and daily pollution from the epidermis (outer layer of skin). Some sources say that double cleansing is an Asian skincare phenomenon which dates back as far as the fourteenth century and originated in Japan, Korea or China. Should I double cleanse morning and night? We recommend using our 4-Step Kit skincare routine to...

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Coping with adult or cystic acne due to mask wearing

As a result of mask wearing, we have seen an increase in the number of people asking about adult acne.  Despite the fact we are coming into contact with fewer pore-blocking pollutants due to being out of the house less, more people are suffering with adult acne this year. This may be due to a number of factors such as falling out of their usual daily routines or more likely stress, which is a major cause of cystic acne. There is also the added issue of Maskne and Vi-Brow, which is acne on the brow caused by wearing visors.Adult and cystic acne is quite common, with some celebrities even speaking about their own concerns such as Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Alicia Keys, Kendall Jenner, Rihanna and...

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