Skin Care

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Estée Lauder Perfectionist [CP+] Wrinkle Lifting Serum

Estee Lauder Perfectionist [CP+] Wrinkle Lifting Serum: ($55/$80/$135 for 1.0 oz/1.7 oz/3.4 oz) Positives: There are high amounts of the antioxidants skullcap, black mulberry, and grape extracts. Due to its arbutin and therefore hydroquinone content, the black mulberry extract can theoretically inhibit melanin production, which can result in a more even complexion. However, you aren’t going to get anywhere near the results … Continue reading

My Story & Routine in Detail: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FAQs: Q. Why do you use so many products? A. I like to use more emollient product during the nighttime, and I like to make sure that my skin gets as many different well-documented antioxidants as possible. Our skin is a complex organ system that needs a cocktail of various nutrients. It’s true that retinoids and … Continue reading

Shopping for Skin Care in Detail: Get Involved

Get involved continued… Now, depending on how enthusiastic or keen you are to aggressively perfecting your skin care routine, you can begin researching ingredient profiles on a variety of websites. FYI, my favorites ones are listed either in my “Useful Websites” or “Skin Care Loves” category of the Links section visible on the homepage. I also have … Continue reading

Shopping for Skin Care in Detail: Start Simple

Start simple continued… As I had previously stated, the most important aspect when starting a skin care routine, is to have a solid, dependable one. From there, you can begin to explore other possible options as you attempt to reach the ideal. One of the best tools available at your disposal is the Beautypedia website ran … Continue reading

Shopping for Skin Care in Detail: Don’t Believe the Hype

Don’t believe the hype continued… When you first start learning about skin care, it’s very easy to be completely overwhelmed since brands often preach opposing doctrines. Some brands offer complete packages that supposedly address all your topical concerns, while others encourage you to mix and match. On top of all that, your friends are telling you not … Continue reading

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

Come Out! (With Your Skin Care) Template

As of Feburary 4th, 2013 I have suspended all future routine requests because there are too many scheduled. Furthermore, once I finish the “Ideal Routine” Page, readers will be able to come up with their own ideal routines by themselves. Readers should only submit a request if they still encounter issues with their skin/routines after reading that thoroughly. … 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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