Ash-Free Skin Care Tips

No long, hot showers and baths. This strips the skin of its natural oils. Use lukewarm water when showering and bathing. Avoid soaking for too long in the tub, especially during the dry, winter months.

When cleansing, use non-deodorant and fragrance-free bar soap or a moisturizing body wash.

Be sure to regularly exfoliate the skin. Exfoliate the skin one to two times a week with a gentle exfoliating cleanser.

When you are finished bathing or

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Avoid These Mistakes to Get Glowing Skin

You're a Picker (or a Popper!)
Are you a picker? A popper? Are your hands constantly on your skin trying to pull, squeeze or pop away the blemishes or clogged pores? Hands down terrible for your skin. Why? A few reasons. Your fingers have dirt and oils that you're adding to the mix of oils on your skin. Squeezing, popping or pulling can stretch out the pores, push the infection down deeper in your skin's layers

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Caring for Your Skin During Travel

Travel can cause a lot of skin problems. Instead of coming home from a trip with happy memories and maybe a few souvenirs you may return with dry, flaky skin along with breakouts.

Flowing dehumidified air is drying to your skin. Add to that the other travel stressors, including noise, immobility, low nutrient food, biologic clock disruption from changing time zones, and the stressful uncertainty inherent in travel and you can see that it’s

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How Turmeric can Help Your Skin

  • Kim
  • 25th Sept 2015

There is a long list of skin care benefits associated with turmeric, including the treatment of acne blemishes, blackheads, dark spots and hyperpigmentation and other skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. It helps heal and prevent dry skin, and to slow the skin aging process, and is used to diminish wrinkles, keep skin supple and improve skin’s elasticity. This sunny bright spice is also being used as an ingredient in sunscreens. It is used daily

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Relax Your Hair the Right Way at Home

  • Kim
  • 15th Sept 2015

Follow the Directions
The directions that come in a relaxer kit are there for a reason. Although it's a simple process, it can still be dangerous, so take the time to peruse the instructions to avoid serious damage. This includes smoothing the relaxer on with fingers and not a comb, and always using a neutralizing shampoo to stop the chemical process, and wash the relaxer completely out of your hair. Also, pay attention to the recommended

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