POSTS WITH TAG: skincare

6 Ways to keep your face shine-free all summer long​

There's a BIG difference between a beautiful summer glow and super shiny face. I have combination skin, which means during the colder months I struggle with dryness and in the summertime I have to keep tissues within arm's reach to wipe off my greasy T-zone. Luckily, I've mastered how to keep oil in check!

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6 Reasons you should be washing your face with oil

I don't know what's been going on with my combination skin, but I've been suffering from breakouts more often than usual. I've tried everything under the sun from fancy acne treatments to DIY remedies, but nothing was working until I finally took advice from a good friend of mine. My friend Juwon suffers from breakouts herself. In fact, she claims she gets cystic acne but with that super clear complexion of hers, I didn't believe her. What's even more surprising than that is what she uses to banish pimples and blemishes. Want to take a guess? It's oil!

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8 DIY beauty ingredients for amazing skin & hair on the cheap

I've been on a mission to look like I'm 21 (or at least 25) forever. Well, more like for as long as I possibly can anyway. And as much as I love to splurge on fancy skincare and hair products, I have to admit that some of the best beauty goodies out there don't come with a high price tag. In fact, they are crazy cheap and available in most local health food stores. And let me let you in on a little secret: some of these babies work better than anything else out there that I've ever tried!

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5 Surprising habits that make you look older

Every woman wants to look her best, no matter her age. But sometimes the very things that we do to protect our skin and face--like cleansing and applying lotions--can actually make us look older, if done the wrong way. So how do you know which of your daily habits could be aging you? Read on to find out!

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8 Anti-aging skin rules you MUST follow this summer

It's summer which means it's time to start loading up on the SPF! The strong UV rays can take a huge toll on your skin, resulting in everything from wrinkles, fine lines, dark spots, dullness and even hyperpigmentation. A lot of us tend to get careless when we're out in the sun and then suffer the consequences come fall. But the damage isn't always reversible and the best way to deal with signs of aging is to prevent them from appearing in the first place!

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5 easy ways to get glowing skin overnight

Summer is finally here and it seems everyone's already in a better mood! After all, sunshine, beach, and BBQs...what's not to love?! The only downside? All that time outdoors can wreak havoc on your skin, especially if you don't take extra precaution. The good news is you don't have to stay indoors all day! There are a few tricks to help you rejuvenate your skin overnight, so you can enjoy the beautiful weather during the day. Check them out below!

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6 Common summer skin issues & how to fix them

Summer is finally here and there's nothing better than heading outside and relaxing on the beach. But the downside? Warmer weather and a blazing sun can cause wreak havoc on your skin, causing everything from sunburns to breakouts. Don't worry! You don't have to sit indoors to avoid these problems. Here are six common summer skin issues and how to fix them: 

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7 Ways to spring clean your skincare routine

Spring is finally here--thank God!--and that means less layers ladies and also getting your skcare in gear for the new season. I don't know what it is, but I always have the hardest time adapting a new beauty regimen. I find myself using the same cleansers and the same heavy winter moisturizers during April and May. Then I wonder why the sudden breakouts!

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Are facial cleansing wipes really bad for your skin?

I don't know about you, but I can't go a day without my facial cleansing wipes. It's the only thing that gets my makeup (especially waterproof mascara) off effectively and more importantly--quickly! Trust me when I say that I've tried practically every makeup remover out there.

So when I read a recent article claiming that facial wipes are basically the worst thing you can put on your face, I of course--panicked!

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6 Foods that keep your skin clear & beautiful


Acne is a common skin issue that affects teens, adults, and even pregnant women! I know when I was younger I thought once I became an adult that it would go away. Unfortunately that wasn't the case and I learned the dreadful truth about adult acne. It could be hormonal or caused by external factors when flare ups appear on your face.

The good news is you can reduce their reoccurences if you fix your diet. Make sure you have this list handy the next time you go grocery shopping!

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