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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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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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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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Nourishing Body Oils

Body oils is such a slippery slope for a lot of people. There's a sect which sees body oils as greasy and yet another sect which reveres the use of body oils. The truth is, body oils are great especially for dry skin. Not only do they nourish the skin but leave it healthier and younger. If you're not sure of what oils to use, allow us to point you in the right direction Spiced Vanilla Body Oil Do you know vanilla has anti bacterial properties? When used on the skin consistently, it helps in reducing scars, clearing acne and giving the skin an even tone. Aside these, the smell of the Spiced Vanilla Body Oil is divine. Zesty Citrus The...

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