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10 Important Acids for Your Skincare Arsenal

These days, it seems impossible to talk to any skin care enthusiast without hearing never-ending praises about the alleged superpowers of cosmetic acids. So, what are these skin care super-chargers? And how are they able to contribute to a glowing complexion, exactly? Salicylic Acid This is one of the most…

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What’s the Difference Between Chemical and Physical Exfoliants?

When it comes to a healthy and happy complexion, exfoliation is so important. Why? Because each and every second, skin cells on the surface of your skin die off, while new skin cells are produced in the deepest layers of your skin. In order to make way for these fresh…

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Can Psoriasis Be Cured?

Psoriasis is a skin condition that usually manifests through redness, scales, dry and cracked skin. The symptoms can occur anywhere on the body; the most common areas of flare-ups are around the elbows, knees, but also on the scalp and lower back. In most cases, psoriasis is not anything to…

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Essential Skin Care Tips for New Mothers

After nine months of pregnancy, you’ve finally given birth and your life has turned upside down. But even though most of your time now is occupied with feeding, changing nappies and putting your little one to sleep, you can still steal a couple of spare minutes to take care of…

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How to Defend Against Free Radicals

If you pay any attention to the world of health and wellness, perhaps you’ve come across the phrase “free radicals.” And it seems that these free radicals are virtually always mentioned in some kind of negative context. So, who are these wellness villains? What are Free Radicals? “Free radicals” is…

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How to Care for Your Skin Type

Skin care types can generally be divided into four categories: dry, oily, sensitive and combination. Each of them requires a different kind of regimen when it comes to cleansing, toning and moisturizing. How can you tell which type your skin belongs to? Start by giving your face a good cleanse….

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8 Most Common Skin Problems and How to Deal with Them

Almost everybody has at least one skin issue that bothers them, and while you may think that you are alone in your worries, you actually likely share these with thousands of other people. From acne to wrinkles to sun spots, here are eight of the most common skin concerns out…

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These Ancient Skincare Ingredients are Making a Comeback

While science may be helping the skin care industry to progress in leaps and bounds, there is still something to be said for all of those natural ingredients that were used in ancient times. From pearl to saffron, many of these ingredients were first used thousands of years ago, but…

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Myths That Are Damaging Your Skin

You may think that you know quite a bit about skin care, but so much of the information out there leans more towards being a myth than the truth. To ensure that you are not unintentionally damaging your skin, have a read through these common skin care myths. Myth: You…

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The Truth About Skin Detoxing

Detoxification is a process that your body naturally does on its own, to rid itself of accumulated toxins, as well as other unwanted substances. Detoxing is something that has been in the spotlight quite a bit lately, with everything from detox juices to detox skin care products making their way…