Debunking Cucumber & Sunscreen Myths
Skincare has many misconceptions. How many times have we heard people telling us that chocolate causes acne, or that tanning can help our skin? Here are a few myths debunked:
Myth: Cucumbers reduce puffiness in your eyes
Truth : While some think that cucumber flesh can reduce swelling and revitalize skin, such is not the truth. Remember—your body cannot absorb water, but cucumber is over 90 percent water. If you do notice swelling going down, it’s likely that the cucumbers you are using are cold. Cold stops swelling, and that’s what you are noticing that affects your skin.
Myth: You only need sunscreen...
Foods That Help Your Skin
While countless people all over the world are setting a New Year’s Resolution of losing weight, there’s another factor you should keep in mind when it comes to what you eat: your skin. While it’s very easy to get fixated on a certain number you want to see on the scale, you shouldn’t forget keeping a healthy diet to help your skin. Despite many myths out there, no food is directly linked to causing acne, so eating pizza or chocolate won’t cause you to break out unless you have food allergies, but there are certain things you can include in...
A New Year & A New Skin Care Routine
With 2009 coming to a close and 2010 right around the corner, countless people are partaking in one of the most popular annual traditions: New Year’s resolutions. Whether it’s to exercise more, be more organized, drink less coffee, or sleep more, people often over look one of the most important aspects of their daily lives: how they take care of their skin. Some people might not do anything at all, while others might use a dozen different products each with its own “miracle cure” that can solve all their problems. Changing these types of routines should be an integral part...
Tips for Cleansing Lotion Use
When we think about skincare, most of us are prone to just focusing on the face. Of course, it’s the part of us that everyone sees, but what about the rest of our bodies? Skincare should be an entire process for the body, not just the face.
One way to target your whole body is by using an aloe-based cleansing lotion. Cleansing lotions are made to unclog pores and remove bacteria and other impurities, refreshing and cleansing the skin. Furthermore, results are fairly noticeable right away.
The best thing about using a cleansing lotion is that it is multipurpose. It may be...
How to Prevent Oily Skin
Whether it’s through genetics or dirt from physical activity (or even work), many people suffer from oily skin on a daily basis and have further unwanted side effects to deal with. Oily skin cause clog pores and cause acne breakouts, which only makes your skin look and feel even worse. It can also cause you to spread the oil to other parts of your body after rubbing the initial oily area.
Many people might try to take warm showers or stay out in the sun for an extended period of time to get rid of oily skin, but things like this...
Daily Skincare Routines
We all know skincare varies with different skin types, but did you know you should be tending to your skin both day and night? What you should be doing to help protect and nourish your skin in the day differs at night.
During the day, specifically in the morning, you should cleanse gently with an acne cleanser or a cleansing lotion. Hydration is key to healthy skin. Using a day moisturizer can help protect the skin because it is also infused with an SPF to protect your skin from the sun.
In the evening, make sure to remove all of your makeup...
Tips for Proper Anti-Aging Skin Care
While many people are busy searching for the fountain of youth, you don’t have to cross your fingers and hope someone finds a way to prevent your skin from aging too quickly. By following a daily skincare regime, you can help keep your skin looking healthy and beautiful without any cheap tricks or gimmicks.
First, make sure you use a skin moisturizer daily to prevent dryness, irritation, and inflammation. This will help keep your skin nourished and healthy while reducing the chances of long-term damage from dried, cracked skin.
Next, use an acne cleanser that will help keep your pores unclogged and...
Get Healthier Skin with a Skin Care Kit
There are many ways you can go about maintaining beautiful, healthy skin, but the best strategy is to make sure you use high quality products that are designed to nourish and rejuvenate your skin and keep a daily treatment routine. With countless products out there to buy, it’s a great idea to look for a skin care kit that bundles all the products necessary to get healthier skin into one convenient package.
These products include a skin cleanser that will help rid your skin of dirt and prevent clogged pores. A skin moisturizer will help ensure your skin doesn’t dry out...
Benefits of Pharmaceutical Grade Aloe
Look at all the products in the skincare aisles at your local drug store and you’ll most likely find a dozen products claiming to offer the healing benefits of aloe. While these products do contain a form of aloe, they do not contain pharmaceutical grade aloe because it is too expensive. Instead, they often use dehydrated aloe to save money while sacrificing results.
When looking for aloe skin care products, it’s important to look for products that contain pure, pharmaceutical grade aloe as the number one ingredient. These products might cost more than the products you find at a drug store,...