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What are the Best Natural Ingredients for Smooth Skin?

Most women want to have smooth skin, regardless of their age.   And, even some men are actually concerned about the appearance and texture of their skin. If you are not in the top 1% who have deep bank accounts to spend large sums for the best in skin care, then you might actually be looking at some home remedies with natural ingredients. These ingredients can be purchased at the store or you may even have them in your pantry.…

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Trying to Find the Best Sunscreen for the Environment?

We are now more than one month into the summer.   We like most people were out on the 4th of July weekend enjoying the sun and the water at a local waterpark. If you are one of the very lucky ones who gets to go someplace tropical, like the Caribbean or to the Florida coast, then you definitely packed sunscreen into your bags. When you are out swimming in the ocean or in a reef, all of that sunscreen…

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Looking to Minimize Acne Scars?

Do you have acne scars?   As a teenager, my skin was covered with acne.   The acne didn’t clear up until my late 30’s.  I would stay home from social events because I was so self conscious about the condition of my skin. One nice older person even came up to me and commented on the condition of my skin.  Naturally, I didn’t respond well when they offered these comments. At 38, my acne finally cleared up.   In…

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What are the Reasons to Spend More on Cosmetics?

There are a wide variety of cosmetics available.   You can purchase them at the dime/dollar store or you can spend a lot more purchasing them at the department store or at the spa. What are the Reasons to Spend More on Cosmetics? This post will explain why spending more on your skin is worth it in the long run…..

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Wondering How to Choose an Acne Soap?

If you are someone who struggles with acne, I know exactly how you feel.  I struggled with it for more than twenty years. It didn’t really clear up until my late 30’s.   Every time I was in the drug store, I was looking at the face care products wondering if they might work to help my skin finally clear up. What was the real difference between the products?   Did they all claim to do the same thing?  …

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Do I Need to Use a Daily Anti-Wrinkle Cream?

Do I Need to Use a Daily Anti-Wrinkle Cream?  This may be a question you are asking yourself. Especially if you are in your early 30’s or even in your 20’s. What Causes Wrinkles? As we age, our skin naturally loses some of its natural elasticity.  The pockets of fat in the deeper layers of our skin decrease.   So, the skin appears less soft and full.  Also, as we age, the natural oils that our skin produces decrease with…

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What are the Best Foods for Skin Rejuvenation?

What are the Best Foods for Skin Rejuvenation? We all know when we wake up in the morning and look in the mirror, we see the effects of aging.   Our skin doesn’t lie.   We can use good anti-aging products and that will help to slow the effects of the aging process.   But, the best products cost money. You may be looking to have your skin improve because of sagging skin, acne scars, blood vessels and premature age…

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Are Natural Cosmetics Really Natural?

ARE NATURAL COSMETICS REALLY NATURAL? What determines if the cosmetics you are using are really natural?   Does it mean that all of the ingredients are safe or not toxic?   Or, does it mean that the ingredients that make up the cosmetics are all from nature?   WHAT ARE THE GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS? The government usually doesn’t have specific regulations that pertain to the label of natural cosmetics.   The current FDA labeling requires that a product not contain some…

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What are the Two Main Causes of Sagging Skin?

What are the Two Main Causes of Sagging Skin?

If you are lucky enough to be alive, then as you age, you will see changes in your skin.   Some of the changes are just a natural part of the aging process. On the other hands, some of the changes in our skin are do to years of poor lifestyle choices. For women (myself included).   We want to always look our the best within reason.   But, as we age, our skin changes.  Many times, it starts to…

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What is the Difference between an Anti-Aging Serum and a Mask?

What is the Difference between an Anti-Aging Serum and Mask? Probably not a lot of people ask this question.  But, when you look in the mirror, you will start to see the changes.  If you want to slow down some of the changes in your skin, then you will need to start using products that will improve the quality and appearance of your skin as it ages. As my skin ages, do I need to use an anti-aging serum and…

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