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Updated on Jul 25, 2018. Posted on Jul 14, 2018

Only A Real Skincare Lover Will Get 5/7 In This Quiz

How well do you know your acids?

  1. Which of these things is Retinol/Vitamin A not useful for?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Retinol cannot be used for sun protection!

    In fact, it makes you more sensitive to the sun and more susceptible to sun damage, so you should never wear it during the day. SPF must be a staple in your skincare routine, especially if you use retinol – even during winters and on cloudy days.

  2. What does hyaluronic acid do?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Hyaluronic acid is moisturising!

  3. What does microdermabrasion do?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Microdermabrasion removes dead skin cells.

    It is essentially a deep exfoliating treatment that uses small crystals to remove dead skin cells and vacuums them up along the way and leaves you looking instantly rejuvenated.

  4. What should you always do if you use retinol?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    You must wear SPF

    Retinol makes you very sensitive to sun exposure so you must wear SPF whenever using retinol products.

  5. Which of these acids cannot be used for exfoliation?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Hyaluronic acid is moisturising, not exfoliating.

    It helps your skin cells retain moisture.

  6. What does face misting do?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Misting moisturises the face.

    Face mists usually contain water and various active ingredients such as face oils to give you extra moisture. They're super refreshing and can also be used after applying makeup to make sure you have a natural, dewy finish.

  7. What does it mean when an SPF has "broad spectrum" protection?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Broad spectrum protection means the SPF protects from UVA and UVB rays!

    You should always look for an SPF that is broad spectrum protection, otherwise you are not as protected from sun damage as you can be.

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