• I Thought These ACV Wipes Would Burn My Skin Off, but Here's What Actually Happened

    2 years ago - By Pop Sugar

    Yes, it has a pungent smell - let's just get that out of the way. But before you knock apple cider vinegar pads for, well, having apple cider vinegar in them, consider how much they can completely brighten your complexion.
    From the beginning, I was skeptical about using Volition Apple Cider Vinegar Resurfacing Peel Pads. Aside from my wariness of its fragrance, I have sensitive skin, and to me, the combo of the phrases "apple cider vinegar" and "peel pads" screamed, "This will burn your skin off." You can imagine my surprise when I read the brand's claims that it would actually hydrate...
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  • The Gross Things That Can Happen to Your Skin When You Wax

    The Gross Things That Can Happen to Your Skin When You Wax

    2 years ago - By Pop Sugar

    Aside from the pain of actually yanking hair from its follicle, waxing can cause other traumas to your skin. It's important to note that getting silky-smooth, hairless skin via a hot wax can actually yield uncomfortable or irritating results, and we've enlisted the help of two top dermatologists, Joshua Zeichner, MD, and Kavita Mariwalla, MD, to break them down.
    The Possible Side Effects and How to Treat Them
    Burns: Ideally, wax is applied to your skin at body temperature. If it's not, there is a risk of thermal burns. Dr. Zeichner said using exfoliating ingredients prior to a wax can...
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