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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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Eating For Healthy Skin

What you put on your skin is just one aspect of skin care. The saying 'you are what you eat' is so important for our general health. Now, the type of food we consume makes a huge difference on our skin. It is time to make some dietary changes. Are you ready? Here goes. Vitamin-C Rich Foods A lot of fruits, especially the colourful ones - oranges, strawberries, kiwis, guavas, etc - are rich in Vitamin C. Likewise vegetables including spinach, broccoli, parsley are very rich in Vitamin C. Including these in your diet would not brighten just your skin but improve your overall health. If you have trouble consuming these, make it interesting by consuming them as smoothies. Salads...

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Unhealthy Skincare Practices You Need To Stop

Skin care can be very simple yet complicated. Although we just want our skin to be healthy, certain practices might prevent that from happening. It might not even be intentional. Today, we try to digest some skincare practices which might be damaging our skin. Over cleansing Do you feel itchy after cleansing? Or do you feel some kind of irritation right after cleansing? Does your face dry up immediately after you cleanse? You're probably over-cleansing. You might end up drying up your skin if such practice is continued. Rather, choose one type of cleanser and stick to it for sometime before gradually introducing the others if need be. Using hot water to bath This is a very popular one. Using...

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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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