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Is Makeup Making Your Skin Issues Worse?

As controversial as this is, it's an important topic to discuss. Makeup has become part of us whether we like it or not. Now, there are a lot of controversies surrounding makeup and having healthy skin. Let's clear one misconception - not using makeup is not a guarantee for having healthy skin. Now that that's out of the way, let's delve into other substantive issues. Regular makeup vrs ceremonial makeup You'd agree that regular everyday makeup is different from makeup for a ceremony. One of the marked difference is how heavy ceremonial makeup can be. For the most part, it is to cover all blemishes. It's also applied in such a way that it stays on longer. This means covering...

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Of Masks And Scrubs

Don't get overwhelmed by the multitude of skincare products out there. Facial masks and scrubs are some of the essentials needed for healthy skin. Today's post explains why you need these two essential products in your skincare bag. Ready to explore with us? Facial Masks These come in different types ranging from clay masks to peels to DIYs and a host of other things. Generally, facial masks are great for removing impurities from the skin. It helps unclog pores without stripping your skin of its natural oils.  After masks are applied, they are left on a while longer to be able to penetrate the skin and work its magic. Essentially, facial masks are great for diminishing fine lines refining pores...

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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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Oops! I Ignored My Face Again

Sometimes we don't mean to ignore our face. It just happens, but the consequences of doing so are grave. Particularly so because when it comes to skincare, consistency is key. Perhaps, the different steps of taking care of the face sometimes becomes so complicated we would rather not do it. So, let's just start with the basics. Cleanse One of the best things you can do for your face is to cleanse it. You can do so with a gentle cleaning soap such as the Kaydua Shea Butter Soap or just go in for a mild Facial Cleanser. Whatever you decide to go in for, be consistent with it for healthier skin. Exfoliate and follow it up with a moisturizer...

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Body Oils - Greasy or Moisturizing?

There's a general misconception that body oils are only for massages. Others also have the notion that they make the body very greasy instead of having the moisturizing effect. In this blog post, we address these issues to put your mind at ease. Generally, body oils are absorbed into the skin faster. This in turn moisturizes your skin, leaves it glowy and strengthens the skin's barrier. The good thing about body oils is that they are suitable for all body types. The antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and a mix of essential oils found in good body oils helps promote smooth and healthier skin.  What else are body oils good for? Locks in moisture Contrary to popular beliefs, body oils lock in moisture as against...

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