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You shouldn’t wash your face in the shower.

April 30, 2021

“The alleged risk is that hot water dehydrates the skin, the heat from hot water and steam may dilate and burst sensitive blood vessels in the skin, and that the bacteria in the bathroom can increase the risk of infection. But there’s no scientific evidence to support any of these claims,” says Ivy Lee, a board certified […]

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Easy beauty mask

April 30, 2021

A beauty sleep that actually works Feeling stressed and dry? There’s a face mask for that. Need something that doesn’t require you to sit idly for 20 minutes and lets you slip into bed right away? Come meet your new beauty staple: The overnight mask. You may have seen these jars around under other names, […]

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Facial masks do’s and don’ts

April 30, 2021

Here are a few do’s and don’ts to maximize the effectiveness of a facial mask. DO’S: Leave the mask on for 10 to 30 minutes. This allows ingredients to penetrate your skin. One option: Apply before getting in the shower or tub. Wash your face with water and a gentle cleanser before applying a mask. This […]

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Homemade Face Mask Tutorials

April 30, 2021

1. Acne mask Acne is considered the most common skin problem in the United States. Zits develop when oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria clog pores, and acne includes blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, nodules, and cysts. The protein in egg whites, however, may help kill bacteria on the skin and help stop blemishes. Ingredients: 2 to 3 egg whites Instructions: Separate egg […]

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Essential Oils for Hair

April 25, 2021

Overview Essential oils are extracted from plants through methods like distillation or evaporation. While essential oils are most famous for their aromatic capabilities, they also contain strong chemical properties that can be beneficial for health. Essential oils have long been used in alternative, Eastern, and homeopathic medicines thanks to their effectiveness and low risk of […]

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Olive Oil Benefits for Your Face

April 22, 2021

Olive oil and skin care Olive oil, which is made by pressing olives and extracting their oil, comes in many different forms and has many uses. Most of us have a bottle of olive oil sitting in our cupboards — perfect for use in a salad dressing or stir-fry. It’s likely that most people haven’t […]

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Acne-Prone Skin

April 20, 2021

1. Mix together 1/2 teaspoon turmeric + 1 tablespoon honey Leave on for: 10–15 mins Why it works: “Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory and can help reduce inflammation in the skin,” says Deanne Mraz Robinson, MD, FAAD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Yale New Haven Hospital, and co-creator of Pure BioDerm. Powder or plant, turmeric can be turned into […]

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Vitamin E and Your Skin

April 19, 2021

Vitamins and skin health If you’re looking for natural ways to support healthy skin, vitamins are important to help maintain skin’s appearance and health. The best source of vitamins is from nutrient-rich foods, but vitamin supplements and topical products containing vitamins can also be beneficial. In addition to helping skin look its best, vitamins can […]

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Grow Hair Faster

April 12, 2021

How fast does hair really grow? We are born with the total amount of hair follicles we will ever have over our lifetime. There may be about 5 million on our body, but our head has about 100,000 follicles. As we age, some follicles stop producing hair, which is how baldness or hair thinning occurs. […]

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Benefits of Vitamin A

April 9, 2021

Vitamin A is the generic term for a group of fat-soluble compounds highly important for human health. They’re essential for many processes in your body, including maintaining healthy vision, ensuring the normal function of your immune system and organs and aiding the proper growth and development of babies in the womb. It’s recommended that men […]

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