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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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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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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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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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