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Do I Really Need to Use Face Lotion and Face Serum?

For women and men depending on our lifestyle choices, our skin starts to show some age when we reach the end of our twenties.   If you have relatively healthy lifestyle choices then your skin should still look young. But, once we reach the middle of our thirties, time starts to creep up on us.  For women, if they have had a few children, then their skin can start to show some of the stress.   Women more than men…

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Are you Looking for Skin Care Tips?

If you are like most women, you are always looking for ways to improve the quality and appearance of your skin.   And, you aren’t looking for a system that requires multiple steps.   Most people aren’t that patient in their skin care routine. And, this is because most of us are busy and would rather spend our time doing something else Here are three skin care tips that have helped me to not look my age of 47.  I…

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How Can I Find the Best Facial Cleanser?

How Can I Find the Best Facial Cleanser?   This was something I struggled with for years.  I suffered with acne for more than twenty years and tried every product out there. In my search to clear my acne.  I used everything from expensive spa facials to even going so far-my parents paid for it-to send me to alternative medicine practitioners to learn how to remove the toxins in my system that were causing my skin to break out. These…

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Crying over the Ingredients in Your Baby Shampoo?

My husband and I are foster parents.  In the last two months, we have seen three kids pass through the doors of of our home.   One of the children was a four year old boy.  When it came time for me to rinse his hair, he wasn’t very happy. We are also parents to a four footed creature,  Tahoe.  (She doesn’t like bath time either.)  I think I can assume that most parents when bathing their newborns, toddlers and…

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What Are the Ingredients to Avoid in Skincare Products?

What are the ingredients to avoid in skincare products?   I suffered with acne for more than twenty years.  We tried all the special soaps, drugs, facials and even going to a special holistic practitioner in order to clear up the acne.   My skin would clear up but in time the acne would come right back.   The part that was the most difficult is that the acne was painful and you wanted to itch it.

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What are the Primary Causes of Dry Skin?

We are half way through the winter in North Georgia  It has been a more mild winter than most.  During the winter many more people suffer with dry skin conditions. Skin has a tendency to become drier when there is less moisture in the air.   The lack of moisture in the air is due to the low humidity. When your skin is lacking in moisture, it can become dry and brittle as depicted in the picture.   So, what…

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What are the Three Environmental Factors that Cause Wrinkles?

Wrinkles,  every one gets them and they are unavoidable.   So, what are the environmental factors that cause wrinkles? Smoking Everyone knows that smoking is bad for your lungs and your health.   But, smoking is also bad for your skin.   Cigarette’s contain carbon monoxide that affects the skin and takes away from it’s natural glow. Also, the effects of smoking cause the average smoker’s skin to look at least 1+ years older.   The reason that the skin of…

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What are the Ingredients that make Lotion Less Greasy?

Most women want to moisturize their skin and they want it to smell good.   Why do they choose lotions instead of using a natural oil?   The answer because they think that lotions is less greasy.   We want to smell good but not feel greasy from applying lotion. Before you rub the lotion all over your body, read the label and take a look to see what is in it. It is most likely that the lotions you…

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What are Three Ingredients to have in Your Moisturizer?

You want to use a moisturizer because you know that your skin needs it.   But, if you are like me, I avoided using any extra cremes on my face for years because I didn’t want my skin to feel oily. This comes from being a life long acne sufferer.   I didn’t get my acne under control until almost 38 when I discovered that the right skincare ingredients combined with supplements help to clear up my skin. With acne,…

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