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Caring For Oily Skin

Having oily skin in itself isn't a bad thing. It only becomes a problem when there's too much of it and you're doing nothing about it. Before we get into the substance of the matter, let's cover some basics. The skin needs natural oils to stay healthy. This is why the sebaceous glands of the skin produces an oily and waxy substance known as sebum. Sebum protects, moisturizes and coats the skin and is essential for healthy skin. What we normally refer to as natural oils on the skin is actually sebum.  You're producing sebum in excess if you have 'oily' skin. This excess oil when left unattended picks up sweat, dead skin cells, impurities, etc which could then develop...

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Body Butter, Body Lotion and Body Oil - What's The Difference?

It might look confusing but really, it's very simple. Often, it becomes difficult distinguishing between them and when to use what. Today we break things down as we try to explain the main differences the three.  Shea Body Lotion Generally, lotion is a mixture of distilled water and oils. It is lightweight compared to butter. Lotion is generally water-based. The Shea Body Lotion from Kaydua Luxury is enriched with pure unrefined Shea butter packed with omega 6 acids to moisturize your skin daily. After using the lotion, it leaves skin moisturized, soft and smooth. The Aloe Vera and blend of essential oils provides an extra level of moisture needed for healthy skin. . Shea Body Butter Yes, you guessed right -...

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Popping Blackheads and Whiteheads

There are a couple of videos out there with people popping blackheads and whiteheads. Before you think of doing same, don't! We know it looks a bit therapeutic to watch. For others, it might look yucky. Oftentimes, we cannot overcome the temptation of popping blackheads and whiteheads. We just want them out of the way but we might be doing more harm than good. Popping them exposes us to so many other skin problems which are difficult to deal with. Inflammation Popping blackheads and whiteheads leads to inflammation of the site. More often, after popping the pimple, the site becomes bigger than usual. It is often accompanied with a little bit of swelling and pain. You could even aggravate the...

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Pros and Cons of Skin Toning

Before we delve into substantive matters, let's clarify one thing - toning here does not mean bleaching. Now that that's out of the way, let's proceed. Toning, in recent times, has gained a lot of popularity among people interested in their skincare. In simple terms, toning helps in refreshing your facial skin whilst keeping its natural oils intact. There are usually stand-alone toners or 2-in-1 facial cleanser and toner. Pros of Using Facial Toner Toners are mostly used to remove any dirt, bacteria, impurities, etc stuck on face or pores even after washing your face. Whilst deeply cleansing, toners also help in balancing the skin's pH Improves the skin tone Smoothens rough patches  Removes excess dirt Aids in removing makeup and...

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Is Your Skin Purging or Are You Breaking Out?

Purging! It sounds scary but is it? Purging, more often than not, occurs when your skin reacts to or has a sudden acne flare up from using a new skin care product. Is this something you need to worry about?  Although it's nothing to worry about, a sudden acne flare up might be a bit irritating especially if you're looking at clearing existing acne. You might be tempted to do away with the new skin product but don't. This is just the beginning of something amazing. Why does it happen? Your skin might be getting rid of harmful toxins including dead skin cells, oil, dirt, bacteria, etc found under the surface of the skin. This occurs mostly after using chemical-based...

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