Skincare

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  • Why You Need to Self-exam at Home -Breast Cancer Awareness

    The American Cancer Society (ACS) released new guidelines last year for breast cancer screening and stated that women who have an average risk of breast cancer should start yearly mammograms at age 45 instead of the previous guideline of age 50. Self-examination can save lives if you perform your own exam routinely. View Post
  • Heavier Fabrics May Equal Drier Skin

    The general cause of itchy, dry skin might seem like a simple answer, which most will say at first glance, a lack of moisture. But there are some sneaky skin dehydrators that also create skin conditions. Among the causes of dry skin problems, heavy and itchy clothing occupies a top spot. View Post
  • The Need for More Black Beautypreneurs

    Today there are multiple beauty trends and services from eyelash and hair extension, to MUA’s, massage thearapist, and not to mention natural and organic beauty skincare. So, what are the best kept secrets of the black beautypreners on the rise, and why is there more of a need for them?

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  • “Cysters” Treating PCOS Externally

    While we continue to observe Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month. We can take a further look at external treatments to PCOS.

     You and your doctor should talk about what your goals are, so you can come up with a treatment plan for the symptoms of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). For instance, if you want to get pregnant and you are experiencing trouble, then your treatment would focus on helping you conceive. If you want to tame PCOS-related acne, your treatment would be focused toward skin problems.

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  • Switching to Natural Deodorant, but Does it Really Work?

    You may have had an unpleasant experience using natural deodorant, only to discover that it did not work as well as the anti-perspirant you were used to, and this can curb your enthusiasm for the natural option and lead you back the chemical filled deodorants. You’ve got to learn how to use natural deodorant in order for it to be effective.  View Post
  • Skin Saving Switches: Wash Cloth to Dead Sea Sponge

    Bath time is seemingly a little more luxurious when you lather up with a sponge or washcloth, both great for softening skin.. so we thought. Each performs differently, though, so here's what you need to know about the two. View Post
  • Skin Cell Renewal/Regeneration

    Some parts of our bodies can repair themselves quite well after injury, but others don’t repair at all. The skin, which is the largest organ in the body, is an outer covering of dead cells and four epidermal layers. According to WebMD your skin replaces itself approximately once every 28 days. The process of skin renewal also occurs through exfoliation. View Post
  • How the Sun Can Damage Your Skin

    There’s no denying that there are very specific aesthetic signs that you’ll notice when experiencing damage from the sun. The most common types of sun damage to the skin are dry skin, sunburn, and actinic keratosis. These signs are unmistakable and very easy to notice. View Post