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How Do Moisturizers Work?

Moisturizing is such a key part of any skin care routine, with most people owning several different moisturizers. While this may be a product that you use on a daily basis, have you ever wondered how a moisturizer actually works? It’s actually pretty impressive… The Role of a Moisturizer Let’s…

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Why Are Fatty Acids So Important for the Skin?

There are so many ingredients out there that are touted as must-have’s when it comes to skin care, although much of this is just marketing hype.  However, fatty acids are ingredients that you definitely do need to be aware of… No matter your age, skin type, or the skin conditions…

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How to Detox Your Body for Better Skin

When impurities build up inside your body, this quickly affects the health and appearance of your skin.  How?  Well, a few of the skin signs that point to your body needing a detox include:  A dull complexion with an unexplained loss of your natural glow  A rough and uneven skin…

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What Causes Clogged Pores?

It doesn’t take much for pores to become clogged, and, once they do, everything from blemishes to acne become so much more likely.  But what exactly causes pores to become clogged in the first place?  It usually happens when everything from dirt and oil to dead skin cells and bacteria…

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Here’s Why You Should Add Ceramides to Your Skin Care

You have probably seen ceramides mentioned quite a bit lately, and there is a reason for this… There is an increasing amount of research out there that points to the many benefits that ceramides can bring to the skin. This is an ingredient that can be used by all skin…

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How to Reduce Scars and Pigmentation

Scars are formed when the dermis, which is the thick layer of skin that lies below the surface layer, suffers from an injury. In order to heal itself, the body produces extra collagen fibers that have a different texture and appearance to the tissue around it, and this is how…

What Does DMAE Do for the Skin?

DMAE is an ingredient that is appearing in more and more skin care products, especially those that are designed to combat aging.  But what exactly is it, and how does it affect your skin?  Here is everything you need to know… What is DMAE? DMAE, which stands for dimethylaminoethanol, is…

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The Missing Puzzle of Melatonin

When it comes to living healthily, melatonin is key, but this is something that many people don’t really think about.  What is melatonin and why do you need more of it?  Here is everything you need to know about this missing puzzle piece in your life… What Exactly is Melatonin?…

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Does Menopause Cause Breakouts?

Menopause is inevitable for every woman, and so are the symptoms that this process brings.  Everything from hot flashes to weight gain can be experienced during menopause, along with a number of skin changes too.  What is Menopause? Menopause is when a woman stops menstruating, and is diagnosed after a…

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What to Do About Dry, Flaky Skin

Whether your skin is dry throughout the year, or becomes drier the more that winter approaches, dry and flaky skin is never fun to deal with.  From the best types of moisturizer to use to skin-soothing shower tips, here are some steps that you can take to help hydrate and…