Skincare

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  • Dull Skin vs. Dry Skin

    Dull skin is basically just that; skin that has lost its luminosity and brightness over a period of time. In some individuals however, dull skin exists from the moment of birth. Dull skin has an unhealthy look that can be attributed to a few factors. Lifestyle habits and your environment also have considerable effects on the health and state of your skin. View Post
  • Keratosis Pilaris

    Keratosis Pilaris. With a name like that you’re probably wondering, “what in the world is that?”  However, Keratosis pilaris is a common, harmless skin condition. It causes small, hard bumps that may make your skin feel like sandpaper.

    The bumps are often light-colored. Some people say these bumps look like goosebumps or the skin of a plucked chicken. Others mistake the bumps for small pimples. They usually appear on your upper arms, thighs (front), and buttocks, sometimes with redness or swelling. They can also show up on your face, but that's less common. Children may have these bumps on their cheeks.

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  • Skin Care Resolutions for 2019!

    You often here “out with the old, and in with the new”, especially as we approach the new year. So many new year resolutions will be made. But how will you fit that into your skincare regimen for 2019?

    As you continue to practice a healthy routine to maintain that perfect glow for your skin, let’s see what ways to accomplish even healthier better-looking skin.

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  • DIY Foot Soak

    As women, it is notoriously well-known that we stay on our feet. From full-time mothers and high-achieving professionals, we spend a lot of time each day on our feet. Over time we accumulate blisters, sores, cuts and swollen feet and by the end of the day many of us will know the familiar feeling of aching feet that signify a day well spent.

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  • A Flaky T-Zone: What it Means and How to Fix It

    When you think of the T-zone, oil (and most likely acne) immediately come to mind. For many of us, that’s the location on our face where we use blotting sheets to get rid of excess oil, and where we break out the most. But during the winter, it also happens to be a place prone to dryness and visible flakes -  not even foundation can cover up. View Post
  • Why Skin Gets Oilier in Winter Months

    Our skin makes up a big part of the outer shell that we present to the world each day. It's only right that we keep it glowing and healthy-looking. But many people develop a love hate relationship with their skin, and things can get complicated. Your skin isn’t always great at telling you what it needs. And so, you may struggle with creams, gels and exfoliating scrubs, trying to achieve perfect dermatological harmony. Now once you think you have it all figured out, a random breakout will remind you that your skin can sometimes do what it wants to do, which is sometimes dependent on your environment. View Post
  • The Power of Pumpkin: Skin Benefits of Pumpkin Enzymes

    Now that we’re in the full swing of the Fall season, our coveted seasonal favorites have resurfaced. There is one commonly resounding theme, especially in the beauty and food industries and that is in fact, the pumpkin. Pumpkin flavored Lattes from your favorite coffee spot, pumpkin cookies and p... View Post
  • 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