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Does Being in Love Improve Your Skin Health?

Everyone knows that being in love is a beautiful feeling. But does it go beyond that? In this article, we explore the exciting relationship between love and skin health.
March 01, 2021
Tags: Skin 101
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Can Your Skincare Stop Working Because of Tachyphylaxis?

So, do they? We’re here to settle the rumors once and for all. Read on to find out if your skin becomes immune to your favorite skincare products over time!
February 22, 2021
Tags: Skin 101
What is ‘Cleanical’ Skincare?

What is ‘Cleanical’ Skincare?

The amalgamation of clean and scientifically-proven skincare is officially here. This year, get ready to obsess over new fadcleanical beauty! Here’s everything you need to know about the trend.

January 26, 2021
Tags: Skin 101
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How to Achieve Mochi Skin That’s To Die For

First popularized in Japan, the mochi skin beauty trend has since gained popularity in other parts of the world. Think supple, plump, and bouncy skin that’s to die for—ah yes, the dream!
January 21, 2021
Tags: J-Beauty
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Your 2021 Guide to Skincare: Based on Your Horoscope

You know what they say—new year, new skin. Here’s a comprehensive guide to your ideal skincare routine this 2021, all based on your astrological element and horoscope!
January 13, 2021
Tags: Skin 101
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Our Journey with Phenoxyethanol

By far one of the most misunderstood ingredients out there, phenoxyethanol has had quite the run with us as a skincare brand. Here are all the reasons why we’ve decided to keep this controversial preservative in our formulations.
January 08, 2021
Tags: Ingredients
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Our Dermatologist Answers Your Burning Questions About Skincare

For experienced dermatologist Mika Watanabe, MD, PhD—skincare has always been a passion of hers. In this article, we ask her the burning questions you’ve been meaning to ask a dermatologist.

December 31, 2020
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Why You Should Avoid Phthalates in Skincare

At IRÉN Skin, we have 7 big no-no ingredients. One of them includes Phthalates, a chemical plasticizer used in products like nail polish, perfume, and shampoo. Read on to find out why you should avoid it at all costs!
December 02, 2020
Tags: Ingredients
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Conscious Beauty for the Modern Consumer

Move aside clean beauty, we're making way for conscious beauty. Here's a comprehensive guide on what to expect for the rising trend.

December 02, 2020
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Should You Avoid Mineral Oils in Skincare?

What comes to mind when you think of mineral oils? For us, we envision ways to avoid them in our skincare. Read on as we tackle the ingredient’s discourse and disclose why we don’t use them in our products.

December 02, 2020
Tags: Ingredients
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Why You Should Avoid Formaldehyde and Formaldehyde Releasers in Skincare

At IRÉN Skin, we have 7 big no-no ingredients. One of them includes Formaldehyde and Formaldehyde Releasers, a chemical preservative you’re bound to find in most of your skincare products. Read on to find out why you should avoid it at all costs!
December 02, 2020
Tags: Ingredients
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Fall Season: Pumpkin in Japanese and American Skincare

With a new season comes a new routine. This Scorpio Season, we welcome back (cue the tears) thirsty, irritated, and sensitive skin into our lives. Join us as we delve into the beauty benefits of the pumpkin in Japan and America.
December 02, 2020
Tags: J-Beauty