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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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Exfoliating From Head To Toe

Oftentimes when we mention exfoliation, our thoughts go to the face right away. However, exfoliation goes beyond the face. In simple terms, exfoliation is getting rid of dead skin cells, dirt and impurities on the body. This means exfoliation can be done from head to toe with no qualms. How do you go about it? Let's take it in sections Facial Exfoliation When exfoliating the face, one of the most important things to take into consideration is your skin type and skin conditions you might be facing. Physical exfoliants are best for sensitive skin whilst chemical peels and exfoliants are best for normal skin. To start, wet your face a bit with water to make it damp. Applying the exfoliant...

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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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Treating Dark Spots on Black Skin

Dark spots on black skin usually occurs on the face, neck and sometimes chest areas. Most often, they come about as a result of an inflammation of the skin or from popping pimples or acne which leaves a scar. Others experience this due to hyper-pigmentation. Generally, dark spots are difficult to treat but they are still treatable. Here are some tips on how to treat them.

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