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Happy 1st Anniversary!

Happy Birthday, The Triple Helixian! It really brings tears to my eyes to see how much we’ve grown in the past year. It’s hard to believe that hundreds of us have come together on this platform to celebrate this passion; this marriage of science, medicine, and beauty. To date, The Triple Helixian has… … received 370 comments … Continue reading

Products I’ve Purchased from Paula’s Choice

While it seems that these days, most of the press I get in regards to Paula Begoun–the creator of the Paula’s Choice brand–are about how I disagree with her various positions on skin care, one if which quite dramatically refutes her claim that acidic products should be used in conjunction with retinol ones, it’s easy to forget that … Continue reading

When is the price right?

Although I had promised readers that I wouldn’t be writing any new posts until January, a recent discussion compelled me to do an additional post on this: How much does price affect the efficacy and quality of skin care products? With the holiday shopping season upon us, you may be thinking about picking up that expensive cream or … Continue reading

Attention-Vacation Time? I wish.

Hey everyone! I hope everyone is doing great. Now, I have some bad and good news. The bad news is that for the next roughly one month, I will be writing and completing my college applications to return back to school to pursue my goal of becoming a dermatologist. So that means I’ll be visiting … Continue reading

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About Me

If we met in life, you’d probably think that I’m one of the weirdest guys ever. I enjoy having conversations with myself and I make A-Beautiful-Mind-esque movements when doing so. I also eat grass. No, I’m just kidding about that last one. But really, I’m quite eccentric, so thankfully, I get to engineer my personality … Continue reading

Coming Soon!

Hey everyone! I have some exciting updates on what ya’ll can expect in the coming weeks. First and foremost, I need to finish writing the various “stickies” or “permanently featured” posts that you see on the top of every page because that will allow you, the reader, to establish some basic knowledge about skin care. Of course, … Continue reading


Welcome to The Triple Helixian! This is a very new blog that I, John Su started on October 9th, 2011. This site is designed to provide succinct, unbiased, and meaningful information about skin care products, the ingredients that they contain, and which ones you should and should not use as you, the reader, attempts to formulate a truly rewarding skin care routine. … Continue reading

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