Understanding Blemishes

Understanding Blemishes With most of us, whenever we get a blemish, we want it gone IMMEDIATELY.  We tend to run to whatever we think is a quick fix to have this blemish gone as quickly as possible.   However, once we are able to understand how the skin works, we can work with it to see healing happen faster.   Our skin works as an excretory system and this is the

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#dontforgetaboutthoseLIPS

Our lips are responsible for smiling, eating, talking, kissing and more.  It’s only fair that we provide it with the best care possible by using gentle scrubs and moisturizing lip balms to keep them soft and kissable xo Did you know that the skin on our lips is far thinner than the skin on the rest of our bodies??  The top layer of the skin, known as the epidermis, has

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Beauty Through the Ages

Connective tissue, primarily protein fibres called collagen and elastin which is located in the dermal (second) layer of the skin, plays an important role in how fast we age. Elastin provides elasticity to the skin; the quality of stretch and the ability to return to its natural shape and form while collagen gives the skin its tone and strength.  By not eating the right foods, drinking enough water or exercising

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SKINCARE TIP :: Choosing the Correct Cleansers

Not all cleansers are created equally, choose a cleanser that is right for your skin type and concerns as noted above⬆ Here are some recommended cleansers to suit each skin type: OILY SKIN is characterized as having excess oil production, larger pore size and has to take extra care in balancing the oil glands without stripping barrier function.   Laurel Whole Plant Organics Facial Cleanser: Oily/Combination, The Body Deli Sage & Grapefruit

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WHAT BRIDES NEED TO KNOW

Getting married is by far one of the most important days of a woman’s life.  Besides having to think of what you want to be when you grow up, a woman naturally plans out her wedding day from when she’s a little girl.  From the dress to the man to the location, everything is pretty much planned out in her mind.  Now that the time is here and the dream

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PROM TIPS FOR GLOWING SKIN

You’ve waited a full school year and the time is finally here.  Prom.  Throughout the year you’ve looked at magazine articles, you window shopped, pinned on Pinterest and gotten ideas from your girlfriends and you’ve finally purchase the dress, the shoes and accessories.  Now it’s time to put your hair and makeup look together to complete your Prom Look for 2017. Everybody wants to look flawless and glowing on that

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Prevention vs Correction

IT IS BETTER TO PREVENT THAN TO CORRECT Our skin engages in a constant cycle of repair and regeneration along with all our other organs. The skin is the largest organ of our body and rejuvenates every 28 days but as we get older the rejuvenation cycle begins to slow down and takes longer for the repair and regeneration to take place. Collagen and Hyaluronic acid are compounds in our

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