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Skin Bleaching And Its Side Effects

One cannot talk about skin care without touching on skin bleaching. In simple terms, skin bleaching is the process of using natural or synthetic products to lighten skin tone or to reduce dark patches on skin. Although not desirable, there are a lot of creams, soaps, pills and concoctions a lot of people use to achieve an overall lighter complexion. How does it work? People use different techniques to achieve their desired results. The common ones include Lotions, creams and pills Chemical peeling Hydroquinone Microdermabrasion Use of laser treatment Apart from a heightened sense of self-esteem for a short period, skin bleaching is not known to have any health benefits. For the most part, skin bleaching creams and lotions reduce...

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Evening Skincare Bedtime Routine

Taking care of your skin is an every day activity. Prioritizing your skin day and night helps in maintaining its health. Most of us are good at taking care of the skin during the day. The night time skincare routine is equally important. Here are a few things to do at night for your skin. Remove makeup Never go to bed with your makeup on. Doing so will clog your pores and increase the likelihood of acne forming. No matter how tired you are, always remove your makeup before bedtime. Double cleansing with the Shea Butter Bar Soap and Facial Cleanser will effectively take it off. In cases where the makeup on is so thick or 'stubborn' apply coconut oil...

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Dry Skin In Babies

For new mothers, dry skin in babies can be frustrating. Navigating the different changes of a newborn baby is often overwhelming. The last thing mothers want to deal with is dry skin but it happens more often than not. Should you be worried when you baby has dry skin? What can you do to offset its occurrence? Before we jump into it, dry skin in babies is normal to a large extent. Babies usually need time to adjust to life outside the womb. Other times too, they may be reacting to skin care products, new clothes, allergens or a wide range of other environmental factors. Do not panic if your baby has dry skin. Do these rather. Hydrate Give your...

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Facial Care With Aloe Vera - Uses And Benefits

Aloe Vera has been used for ages for beauty products particularly for the skin. Its healing properties makes it ideal for use for a number of ailments. Generally, aloe vera is safe and can be used by all skin types.  General uses of aloe vera for the skin The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of aloe vera makes it the go-to plant or product for a lot of skincare issues. Its been known to help with the following; Expedites healing of wounds and reduces scarring Moisturizes skin and leaves it hydrated Helps with rashes Aids in treating bacterial and fungal infections Reduces pain and swelling of cuts and bruises Promotes the release of collagen Leaves the skin feeling supple These benefits...

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Ingredients To Calm Stressed Skin

Stressed skin? That's something you don't hear often but yes, our skin gets stressed out too. When we get stressed, it usually shows on our skin. For some, the skin tends to be dull-looking. For others, it comes in the form of breakouts which only means there's an increase in oil production resulting in clogged pores and inflammation of the skin or breakouts. All hope is not lost when this happens. Here are some ingredients to calm your skin down when stressed. Aloe Vera Aloe vera is great for the skin, stressed or not stressed. It naturally increases the production of collagen in the body and has a lot of healing properties as well. The gel when used, hydrates the...

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