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How To Use Essential And Carrier Oils In Skincare

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If you’re debating whether to introduce oils into your regular skin care regimen, a million questions might arise: Will it irritate my skin? Can I use them if my skin is already oily? How do I know how to chose the right one? These dilemmas are totally understandable – after all, we all want the […]

Product Review: Resveralife Body Butter and Exfoliant

Resveralife Botanical Body Butter review

Resveralife is a whole-life brand that focuses on a healthy lifestyle “inspired by all five senses – sight, touch, smell, taste and sound”. They offer skin and body care products, aromatherapy, herbal teas, yoga supplies, and tea accessories. Their premier featured ingredient is resveratrol, a polyphenol produced in vegetation when it is under duress. This […]

What Do You Think About Skin Care from A Makeup Line?

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While some brands excel at both, usually a cosmetics company focuses on either makeup or skincare. What do you typically think about buying skincare from a makeup line? Here are a few examples of makeup lines that have expanded into skincare products: Bobbi Brown – Most known for their foundation formulas and their lipsticks, Bobbi […]

How to Build ‘Yourself’ into the Household Budget

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Do you plan specific beauty spending into the budget, or do you just allocate a ‘personal’ fund and let that dictate what you can spend in a month? Creating a household budget is complicated, with several moving parts.  Not only do you have the upkeep on your residence, but there are almost always additional payments […]

Skincare for the Weekends

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Do you tend to reduce your skincare regimen over the weekend or step it up?  If you wear less makeup, then a reduced skincare regimen might be in order.  Perhaps you step back and just use a mild cleanser and a restorative moisturizer to keep your skin healthy and happy.  If you tend to wear […]

Beauty Dictionary: Essences

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As the Korean skincare methods gain traction worldwide, some of the steps in these methods are rather unknown to most of the world.  One such product is the essence.  These are typically gel or liquid in texture but are considered a serum-like treatment product.  Most often applied after cleansing and toning, they absorb easily and […]

Upcoming 2017 Skincare Trends

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There is certainly a functionality to having a skincare regimen, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun as well! If you can view that time as personal-care time, it can ready you for your day or for a good night’s sleep. Here are a few trends to keep your eye out for as you […]

New Year, New You: Skincare

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Not just because it’s a new year, but the middle of winter is a perfect time to revisit the skincare regimen.  Every complexion needs a boost now and then, and it is a great time to see what can be added to your existing routine.  Here are a few options that could leave your complexion […]

Signs and Risks of Too Much Exfoliation

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Yes, we have certainly discussed the importance of exfoliating your skin so that your serums and moisturizers can really get to work.  But just for a moment, let’s talk about the signs and risks of over-exfoliation.  This can include any type of exfoliation from the manual type with a washcloth, to a physical scrub, to […]

Face mask recommendations by skin type

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Most of us love to treat ourselves and our skin to a nice relaxing mask.  Not only can it calm the frazzled mind, it does wonders for the complexion!  But since there are thousands upon thousands of available products, it is hard to pick one.  In fact, it can lead to a case of those […]