Skincare

How To Repurpose Beauty Products

Isn’t it disappointing when you buy cosmetics only to find they don’t work for you? Before you toss that makeup that’s too dark for you, or skincare that broke out your face, you might still get some use out of them. Maybe you just want to burn through …

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Sun Protection Tips

Did you know May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month? With summer around the corner thoughts of vacation, laying poolside, and outdoor activities are filling everyone’s head. Well everyone except for me! I did enough damage in my youth and pretty much avoid the sun’s rays. I know it …

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Parasols

First of all, reducing hyperpigmentation will take a multi pronged approach to see best results. Patience and diligence will be your best friends. Remember your skin didnʼt get this way overnight and it doesn’t go away overnight. In a lightening routine youʼll want to prepare the skin, lighten, …

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Winter Skincare Tips

The Holidays are over but cold weather remains. If your skin has taken a beating from indulging or extreme temperature changes then these tips are for you.Despite obvious suggestions thrown around, like using humidifiers and staying hydrated, these winter skincare tips might be new to you. Steer clear …

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How To Set Up A Skincare Nightly Ritual

Did you know you could turn your boring nightly face washing from a chore into a luxurious self care ritual? With a little tweaking, and a few minutes of privacy, you can actually look forward to your bedtime skincare routine. Step One: Declutter the area where the magic …

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How To Organize Skincare

Downsizing from four bedrooms to two was not an easy task. You’d think going from 2 bedrooms to one would be a piece of cake…sadly it’s not. I’m not naturally an organized person but I’ve learned that when my space is neat and tidy I’m in a better …

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Ageism in Media

If you’ve read my post about being “age appropriate, you’ll know I have strong feelings about ageism as it relates to women. How To Be Age Appropriate and Other Lies Women Believe But what good is griping about it? Does a handful of articles change anything? Do you feel …

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Is Natural Skincare Better Than Synthetic

I have great respect for my friends that are “all natural” “green beauty” “organic only beauty” or whatever term is being used in the skincare world today. But is there conclusive evidence that natural skincare is better than synthetic? If something is lab created is it automatically a …

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Skincare: When To Save and When to Splurge

If you are a frequenter of beauty magazines, blogs, or the cosmetic area of department stores you may have developed a fear of missing out. You’ll be tempted to think you need to spend a small fortune on skincare to keep your skin in great shape.  Let’s face …

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DIY Skincare Myths

“If it burns that means it’s working” No, if it burns that means it’s probably damaging your barrier. There’s a difference between an acid toner giving you a “stingle” and a burning, itching reaction. This is something you’ll need to use your intuition with. If a product is …

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