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Food For Your Skin: A Diet To Achieve Glowing Skin For Your Skin Type

Food For Your Skin: A Diet To Achieve Glowing Skin For Your Skin Type

Your skin is a reflection of your body’s overall health. When your skin looks dull and unkept it could be caused as a result of a poor diet, no exercise or bad skincare habits. Today we are going to tackle a healthy diet for natural glowing skin.  All skin is different and it should be treated as such. A balanced diet is necessary for all skin types but certain foods can cause breakouts for already oily skin and certain foods can cause dehydration for already dry skin. So what should we include in our diet and what should we avoid? 

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Hydrate Skin With These Hyaluronic Acid Rich Foods

Hydrate Skin With These Hyaluronic Acid Rich Foods

In the last few years, there have been a lot of fast growing skincare ingredients but the one that has been the most popular so far is Hyaluronic acid. HA helps hydrate your skin by holding in over 1000x its weight in water. 

But, applying Hyaluronic acid directly to your face is not the only way! Hyaluronic acid foods and supplements can provide you with the Hyaluronic acid your skin needs.

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The Ultimate Skincare Acid Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Skincare Acid Cheat Sheet

Skincare acids can often get confusing, but this cheat sheet will help show the differences between them. Skincare acids help encourage cell turnover (which is the process of old cells shedding and new cells coming through) which then helps improve skin texture and even out skin tone. Between the two main skincare acids, there are other uses that can help target additional skincare concerns. 

 

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How to Take Care of Oily Skin By Moisturizing

How to Take Care of Oily Skin By Moisturizing

Questions we get asked a lot from people that have the Oily Skin Type is, "Do we have to moisturize if we have oily skin", or "Why do we have to moisturize if we have oily skin?" 
You HAVE TO moisturize even when you have oily skin and here's WHY:
Let's start with WHY you have oily skin. Oily skin is a result of overactive sebaceous (oil) glands producing oil in the skin. Hot and humid climates tend to exacerbate oil gland secretion and that's why you may tend to have a more shiny appearance when it gets hotter. 
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Anti Aging Skin Rules Celebrities Live By

Anti Aging Skin Rules Celebrities Live By

Have you ever googled your favourite celebrities pictures just to see how they’ve changed over the years? I know I have. And what we notice is that some celebrities have aged extremely well, with hardly any tell tale signs of aging, whilst others have aged more. A lot of celebrities like Jlo, Victoria Beckham and Rekha have figured out how to slow down the process of aging with some amazing products, procedures and a disciplined lifestyle that promotes health. And these are some of the amazing steps they’ve learnt.
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That Time I Got a Moroccan Hammam (Massage)

That Time I Got a Moroccan Hammam (Massage)

We were traveling to Dubai for a friend's birthday when she started raving about a Moroccan Hammam (aka body scrub) that she had gotten at her salon. I love massages and scrubs as much as the next person but being a fiend for new skincare experiences, I decided I needed to try it. My friend let me know that it could be a little rough because the woman who gives you a scrub rubs you down until you see your skin being exfoliated off of you. 
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