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The Anti-Aging Ingredient That Actually Works (and strengthens your hair too!)

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via The Beauty Brains Which anti-aging ingredients really work? When it comes to anti-aging products it’s easy to be tricked into spending a lot of money on products that aren’t worth it. That’s because there’s so much pseudoscientific misinformation out there about anti-aging cosmetic ingredients. Also, once you buy an anti-aging product, it takes you a long time to determine…

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Should I pat my face with water before applying oil?

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my skin routine consists of ice cold water, Cetaphil moisturizer and coconut oil. K.I.S.S. via TheBeautyBrains Question: In a beauty-related forum, I read the following claim (from a member, not an “expert”) about applying a face oil: “Make sure your face and your hands are slightly damp when applying the oil. Rub the oil between your hands to emulsify slightly,…

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Winter Oil Blend- A Natural Hair and Skin Recipe

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by Juli-Anne of ThreeNaturals If you’re like me, when Winter rolls around you need all the help you can get keeping your skin moisturized and protected from the harsh, dry and cold Winter air. This year, I’m skipping the usual frustration that I allow myself to endure with drugstore lotions and potions and opting for a much simpler and more…

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Raw Honey–The Healing Face Wash

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by DawnMichelle of Minimalist Beauty I’ve been asked many times how to use raw honey as a face wash. Many of you may wonder why you would even consider raw honey in the first place. Raw honey is a universal beauty tonic for all skin types because of its potent yet gentle healing benefits for skin. Raw honey does wonders…

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Are You Properly Moisturizing Your Body?

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by Sherrell Dorsey of OrganicBeautyVixen After a long day the last thing I typically want to think about is hitting the shower and going through the bathing rituals to keep my skin soft, supple and radiant. It’s time consuming, tedious and just plain annoying at times although I do know that all the extra time in the shower is beneficial…

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Why Moisture is Good for Your Skin, Too!

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Joyce Clements of Naturallycurly writes; Curly haired people understand the importance of moisture for their hair because it turns frizz into soft beautiful hair. Your skin needs moisture, too! Now this is the tricky part—all skin types, just like hair types, are not created equally. It all depends on how you take care of your body, hair and skin. They…

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Fix for Dry Lips

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Naturallycurly writes: Repair for dry lips can be found by mixing 1/4 tsp oil (olive or grapeseed works best), a pinch of salt and 1/8 tsp sugar. Apply to lips and cut an orange in half (not lengthwise but against the segments). Apply remainder of mixture to the orange. Gently press the orange to closed lips and twist the mixture…

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Recipe for Dehydrated Skin

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NaturallyCurly writes: Dryness on skin is actually dehydration . . . as weather gets colder, moisture drops to the ground, and there is less moisture in the air, causing moisture in the skin to evaporate. For dry skin, try 1 tsp finely ground cornmeal, 1 tsp sour cream, 1/4 orange (juice squeezed), 1/2 tsp grape seed oil or avocado oil,…

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