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How to Read Skincare Labels

Do you ever look at the ingredients label before purchasing a new skin care product? If not, you really should. Why? Because everything from clever wording to luxurious packaging can often make you perceive a product to be much more beneficial for you than it really is. In order to…

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What’s the Difference Between Serums and Moisturizers?

With such a wide array of skin care products out there, it is easy to get confused between some of them. When it comes to serums and moisturizers, both of these products can be formulated with similar ingredients, but actually work in quite different ways. Want to know the differences…

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Skincare Devices: The Latest in Skincare Technology

While invasive, in-office treatments used to be the only way to really achieve dramatic results in skin health and appearance, this is all changing, and it’s all thanks to technology. Whether you are looking to fade wrinkles and dark spots, tighten loose skin or prevent acne breakouts, there is now…

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What Are Neck Lines and What Can You Do About Them?

Also known as necklace lines, neck lines can be one of the most frustrating, as well as visibly obvious, signs of aging. While you may not be able to completely remove them, there are still several steps that you can take to reduce the visibility and depth of neck lines,…

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Top 8 Safe Tanning Tips

Many people out there consider tanned skin to be attractive, even though tanning comes with so many dangerous risks. Do you know exactly what a sun tan is? Well, when your body is exposed to the sun, it produces more melanin, which is the pigment that gives your skin its…

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Sun Exposure: The Good and The Bad

Ah, the sun. We all love it but, at the same time, we know it’s not exactly the healthiest thing for the body or skin. But the effects of the sun on your health are not always as black and white as they may seem. That’s why it’s useful to examine…

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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…