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Home Remedies for Dark Circles

Dark circles, which is often associated with tiredness, is not a good look. It can affect anyone but is common among older people, those with darker skin tones and people diagnosed with periorbital hyperpigmentation. Fatigue, is one of the major causes of dark circles. Other causes include age, anaemia, over-exposure to the sun, allergies, dehydration, eyestrain and many others. Here are a few home remedies to reduce the appearance of dark circles.  Get some rest One of the surest ways of reducing the appearance of dark circles is to get some rest. Being deprived of sleep makes the skin dull which makes the blood vessels and tissues more visible. Getting enough rest helps in the rejuvenation process which in turn...

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Acne Prone Skin? These Tips Will Help

At one point or the other, we've had to deal with acne. As an every day occurrence, dealing with acne can get tedious and sometimes frustrating although this is the time for lots of patience. If you're struggling with acne, these tips outlined below will be of great help. Do not scrub facial skin There's often this temptation to scrub the face (especially with the hard sponge) during bath times. If you have oily skin, you might be making things worse. Scrubbing the face might trigger the production of more sebum or facial oil which could contribute to the formation of more acne. Instead, use a facial sponge to gently wash face. Clean face twice daily There's no compromise when...

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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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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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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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