The beautiful truth: dispelling skincare myths

Jennifer Rock, skincare expert and founder of The Skin Nerd, helps us separate fact from fiction

Glowing skin was a feature of the catwalk shows for Spring-Summer 2021, such as here at Alberta Ferretti’s show in Milan

When it comes to skincare, many of us deem ourselves to be quite the experts. We have our skincare routines down to something of a military operation, we know our retinol from our vitamin C, our AHAs from our PHAs and our hyaluronic from our salicylic but there’s one aspect of skincare we all seem to struggle to distinguish between: the facts versus the fiction.

With so much available online combined with the beauty advice ...