Skin Types: Understanding The Difference

Walking through an average cosmetic or health care aisle can be a wild adventure as well as an educational experience. The shelves are lined with mysterious concoctions, all claiming to be the miracle cure for your skin. These special brews come complete with fancy containers, shiny labels and seven syllable words to boggle your mind. Venture closer to these magic elixirs and notice the fine...
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One Cosmetic That Works for Everyone

          Did you know that your most important cosmetic is water? That’s right, the most essential nutrient our skin needs is inexpensive and right at our fingertips and all of the creams, lotions and serums we have in our cosmetic bags aren’t going to have their intended affect if we don’t get enough of it. Water makes up 50 to 70 percent of the...
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Hibernating is for the Bears

Plan to Stay Fit This Winter Winter’s here, and you’ve moved your running shoes to the back of the closet until April. Yet that piece of pumpkin pie has your name on it. With the onset of colder weather, shorter days, and snow-covered streets, we eat more and exercise less, waiting for the spring thaw to get back in shape. Instead of having to make New Year’s resolutions to lose...
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Enhancing Your Complexion

Ten Lifestyle Choices for Glowing Skin The old saying “beauty is only skin deep” isn’t exactly true. Recent studies estimate that U.S. sales of anti-aging products are approaching $30 billion a year. While these products may play an important role in the fight against aging, lifestyle choices grounded in maintaining overall health are the best ways to achieve glowing...
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Osmosis Skincare

As if an ugly blemish isn’t bad enough, it can often leave it’s reminder hanging around for weeks or months. Luckily, you can speed up the healing process and get your acne under control. TO AVOID: ANYTHING THAT INFLAMES OR DEHYDRATES THE SKIN Many products function as drying agents designed to strip away oil. Skincare products that dehydrate in order to reduce oil succeed only...
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Elimination Effect

Clear Skin Depends on Internal Wellness Do you often wonder why a skin blemish has not resolved or why acne outbreaks continue in spite of countless therapies? If so, you may need to dig a bit deeper and look inside–inside your body, that is. Good digestive health and the health of your colon can mean healthy skin. The Question Is, How? Both the colon and skin are responsible for absorbing...
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