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Updates

Welcome to my devlog! Read what’s new, what’s in the works, and general musings. Comments welcome @skincaredupes

January 5, 2021

10 new cleansers and their pH were added to the Master List for reference.

January 4, 2021

4 more matching parameters have been added for product matching. Dupes will now be graded on even more ingredients (over 600 and counting!)

January 1, 2021

Hello 2021! Last year was awful. Let’s get back on track. I’ve already set up the newsletter to email you updates once a week. It’s a simple list of the latest products added. If you’re interested in this kind of content, scroll down and sign up to the newsletter.

July 21, 2020

Have questions? Need to find a dupe fast? Get answers in the Skincare Dupes Facebook Group!

June 4, 2020

The home page has a new look, as well as a new search. Hope it helps you find things more easily.
You may have noticed there is now a forum, so sign up and get the conversation started!
Some product photos are totally wrong, I’m working on fixing it. Sorry for the confusion.

May 29, 2020

Now you can browse faster due to huge performance updates. The site was slow and up and down over the past week. It should run perfectly now. In any case, if you get an error, just refresh the page (press F5 on your keyboard). I’ve also added over a thousand new European pharmacy products for matching. Hope it helps!

May 20, 2020

Added a few dozen new botanical extracts & peptides for matching.
Fixed the Add Products form (captcha error) and updated the FAQ to reflect new site plans.
Added new Missha, Murad, Neutrogena, and Avon products.
Started adding discontinued labels to products. Please report them!

May 15, 2020

Added more peptides, including copper peptides, and a handful of extracts to the database. Added a new “Report Errors” form to allow error and discontinued products reporting.

May 12, 2020

It’s a little buggy, but you can now see tags in common listed in the related products or dupes list on every product page.

May 11, 2020

Suma root (Pfaffia Paniculata), Henna extract (Lawsonia Inermis), Muira Pura (Ptychopetalum Olaciodes), HEPES (Hydroxyethylpiperazine Ethane Sulfonic Acid), more emollients, Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) have been added as matching parameters.

May 9, 2020

I’m working on adding textures (whipped, gelée, balm) to matching. Let me know if you think it’s a good idea?
Eye and acne patches have been added for consideration and matching.

May 7, 2020

Finally! The majority of emollients and surfactants have been taken into account when matching. Before, only the most used were taken into account, now 99% have been added.

May 4, 2020

May’s poll published on the home page.

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