12
Oct

What Causes Dark Circles Under Your Eyes?

If your dark circles aren’t quite this adorable, you don’t have to grin and bear it. Try these (en)lightening strategies to minimize them. Your plan of attack depends on the color of your circles. Look straight into a mirror in natural light, then lower your chin slightly to expose the shadows under your eyes. This...
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12
Oct

11 Ways To Banish The Bags Under Your Eyes

Curb the Salt Put down that salt shaker! Water will always find its way from parts of your body that are low in sodium to those that have the most. The area around your eyes is a prime example. That’s why a dinner loaded with salt often results in morning-after puffiness. Manage Your Allergies Allergy...
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12
Oct

3 Benefits Of Water-Based Skincare

1. It’s quick-absorbing. Are you who’s often in a hurry? Unlike heavy oil- or petroleum-based products, water-based products are easily absorbed by the skin. We don’t need to wait a few minutes for it to settle before applying makeup or wearing our clothes. 2. It’s less likely to clog pores. Since waterbased skincare is much...
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12
Oct

Cosmetic Colors And Dyes- Which Ones Are Safe

The most common synthetic colors used in cosmetics and hair dyes are called FD&C colors and they are derived from coal tar, which in turn is a by-product of petroleum. Because some coal tar dyes have been known to cause cancer, they are are regulated by the FDA as to the amount of lead or...
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08
Oct

11 Simple Remedies To Get Rid Of Blackheads

After doing the list on home remedies for acne, we started getting a lot of questions about blackheads in particular. Common and annoying, blackheads occur when your pores become clogged with excess sebum (an oil created by the sebaceous glands that keeps skin supple) and dead skin cells. The difference between a black head and a...
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08
Oct

Effects Of Skin Bleaching

Overview Skin bleaching is popular with darker-skinned people to obtain a more even skin tone, but skin bleaching cream is also often used to lighten sun damage and age spots on the skin in people of all skin colors. Skin bleaching should be done under the supervision of a trained dermatologist, but too often hydroquinone...
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08
Oct

Before You Pop A Pimple

When you look in the mirror and a pimple stares right back at you, you’re going to get the urge. You want to squeeze it. You really want to squeeze it. Especially since pimples show up at the worst times. Although there’s never a good time to get a zit, they always seem to make their appearance...
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08
Oct

The Benefits Of Cleansing Skin And Removing Makeup

Every woman knows the feeling — all you want to do is climb into bed, but you have the task of removing all of your painstakingly applied makeup and washing your face. Then there’s the flip side; maybe you skipped your evening routine and slept in your makeup, only to wake up with mascara-sealed eyes, oily...
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28
Sep

What Is Eczema?

Eczema is a general term for a set of chronic skin conditions caused by inflammation. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common type of eczema, and has been called the “itch that rashes.” The general term “eczema” is usually used to refer to AD. The word “atopic” means an allergy that is usually hereditary, and...
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28
Sep

Water Based Moisturizer Vs Oil Based Moisturizer

Water Based Moisturizer vs Oil Based Moisturizer: What You Should Know No matter your skin type, adding a moisturizer to your skin care kit is essential, but you may be puzzling over whether you should choose a water based moisturizer vs one that is oil based. While both of these types can be beneficial depending...
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28
Sep

Why Fragrance-Free Products Are Best For Everyone

It’s well known from extensive research that fragrance, whether natural or synthetic, is a common sensitizing ingredient for all skin types. Yet despite this information, fragrance components lie in wait in more skincare products than you can imagine. Lots of people have a difficult time accepting the fact about fragrance being a problem for skin,...
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28
Sep

The Benefits Of Skin Exfoliation

Exfoliation is the removal of dry/dead skin cells on the surface of the skin and is one of the most important aspects of your home skincare routine for face and body. Exfoliation not only helps many skin problems, it also increases blood circulation, which in turn helps you to achieve healthy and glowing skin. How...
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