Skincare Answers: Is Hydroquinone Safe to Use for Skin Whitening?

I’ve done countless reviews of skincare products that use hydroquinone as an active agent, but I don’t think it ever occurred to me to just write one comprehensive post about the chemical compound itself. At least once a week a message rolls in that essentially asks... Is Hydroquinone Safe to Use as a Skin Whitener? In general, […]

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Our A-to-Z Guide to Understanding Melanin & Skin Pigmentation

In broad terms, the level of melanin in your body determines your skin pigmentation (color).  Melanin is also the pigment that determines the shade of our eyes and hair. It has other uses, too, which we'll talk about in this guide. My goal is not to create a scholarly research paper here, but I do […]

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