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Hair and Makeup Rescue 911

By Curly Nikki 13 Comments

by Miss Lycia of All Day Natural Ladies, stop what you’re doing right now. Don’t walk…run to your bathroom. It’s time for a cosmetics overhaul. That Wet-N-Wild lipstick you’ve been wearing since the 8th grade? Chunk it. It’s killing your lips. The “all-purpose” vaseline you slather on your skin? Petroleum is great for fueling cars, not so much for your…

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Ingredients to Avoid in Skincare Products

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Beauty Truths/Linda Stephenson writes: I am often asked how can you tell if a skincare product is really worth the money that you spend on it? Well, the key is in reviewing the ingredients. First, all cosmetic products in the US are required to have full ingredient listings on the package. So, if they don’t list the ingredients, don’t buy…

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Fix for Dry Lips

By Curly Nikki 31 Comments

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

By Curly Nikki 6 Comments

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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Skin Care Regimens

By Curly Nikki 34 Comments

Jennifer writes: Nikki, your skin is so clear and even. What’s your regimen? CN Responds: Believe it or not, I don’t have a skin regimen. I’m not a makeup person, and while I may dibble and dabble in the occasional eyeliner or mascara, I don’t wear any foundation. There’s a tinted moisturizer by SmashBox I like (and recommend), but still…

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Detoxify Your Beauty Regimen!

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Susonnah of NaturallyCurly.com writes: A beauty regimen is an excellent place to start dabbling in natural products, as the average individual slathers, lathers, rubs and sprays up to 10 different skin care products on his or her body every day. This means that the average woman is exposing her skin to up to 130 chemicals in her daily beauty routine….

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Healthy Food for Healthy Skin

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There’s more to caring for your skin than just applying lotion. Having a well-balanced, nutrient-rich diet can help your skin look beautiful and stay healthy. ShopSmart magazine compiled a list of six skin-smart diet tweaks that you should keep in mind for your next trip to the grocery store. Check out the list HERE!

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Dr. Perry on Cellulite

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Heavenly Body Who doesn’t want to look their best for as long as they can? Society puts so much pressure on us to look a certain way, but does it encourage us to feel well, think well and live a purposeful existence? How hard do you work at having your inner light shine so bright that you emanate truth and…

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Dr. Perry Talks Skin Cancer Prevention

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Skin Cancer Prevention 101 and Sun Protection “Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna be all right. “Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna be all right!” Rise up this mornin’, Smiled with the risin’ sun, Three little birds Pitch by my doorstep Singin’ sweet songs Of melodies pure and true, Sayin’, (“This is…

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Dr. Perry’s Guide to Caring for Dry Skin

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TURNING INTO A FLAKE?A Guide to Caring for Dry Skin When the ash monster comes to visit, you know you need to get busy moisturizing. Dry skin is not only uncomfortable and unappealing; it indicates a lack of attention to your personal well being. We’re all busy these days, but caring for your dry skin can make you feel better…

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