Browsing articles in "Skin Care"
Jun
21
2012

How to Combat Oily Skin

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Oily skin can be caused by genetics, diet, hormone levels and even the cosmetics you use.  But in 90 plus degree weather, oily skin becomes an issue that most everyone will have to deal with. So lets talk about some prevention techniques you can use, so that you don’t have to look like a greasy, sweaty mess. First I want to point out that there is a pattern to most health and skin related issues.  [...]

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Jun
11
2012

How to Get The Best Shave Possible

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For most people (both men and women), shaving is a part of our daily or weekly regime.  It can be time consuming and accident prone.  We all want a soft, smooth, painless shave, free of nicks, bumps and ingrown hairs… but don’t always get it.  Below is an article on how to get the best shave possible by howstuffworks.com.  With the right products (recommendations included by Stockngo.com) and a few quick and easy steps, you [...]

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May
11
2012

18 Alternative Uses For Olive Oil

  Olive oil is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps AND as a fuel for traditional oil lamps.  But most people at home use this versatile oil only for its main and most common purpose, which is for cooking.  Here are 18 alternative uses for olive oil on the skin, hair, and around the home. SKIN 1.Moisturize  - apply oil on hands and feet and sleep with socks and gloves on. 2.Exfoliating sugar scrub – combine oil with sugar [...]

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Mar
19
2012

Lather up to prevent damage from the sun

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It’s only March, but the summer sun is coming out to play and boy is it exciting! The tank tops, shorts and sandals are all getting removed from storage and happily adorned. The only thing left to do… is get a tan. Most everyone prefers the way they look with a little color and as summer approaches we attempt to get that sun-kissed look back as fast as possible. According to a survey, one-third of [...]

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Nov
30
2011

Winter Skin Care Tips

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Your skin needs extra care during the winter, because your circulation is decreased by harsh, cold winter weather. You also don’t perspire as much, and believe it or not, perspiration helps keep your skin from drying out. In winter time, you absolutely must hydrate and revitalize your skin. Exfoliate: Exfoliation gently removes layers of old dead skin which accumulate during winter. When you exfoliate, you stimulate the production of new skin cells and your circulation, [...]

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Oct
19
2011

Consumer Reports Study Chooses Best Body Moisturizer

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Recently, Consumer Reports did a study on body moisturizers, and the results were surprising, to say the least. Do you need to spend a lot of money to avoid dry skin? Let’s find out. Here’s how the study worked: Twenty-six female staffers helped us out. In our temperature- and humidity-controlled lab, we measured the skin moisture on their bare legs in the morning with a special device. Then we applied the lotions and measured again [...]

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Sep
29
2011

Fall Beauty Tip – Hydrate and Moisturize

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With autumn’s cooler temperatures, damp weather, and windy gusts, your skin can take a beating. Unlike warmer summer weather when your skin can be oilier, in the fall you really need to concentrate on moisturizing your skin. The following tips will keep your skin smooth, soft, and supple, even during the harshest weather. A daily moisturizer is a must, even if you have oily skin. If you have problems with your face becoming oily during [...]

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Aug
18
2011

Back to School Skin Care Tips

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If you’re heading back to school – either high school or college – you want your skin to look its very best. You’ll start the school year fresh-faced and glowing when you follow this very simple regimen. Wash your face twice a day with a gentle cleanser. Using harsh cleansers that strip all the oils from your face actually make your oil glands produce more oil. Harsh cleansers or exfoliants can also irritate any bumps [...]

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Aug
17
2011

Best Beauty Products for the Price

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I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for great beauty products that don’t cost the earth. I have to pick and choose my beauty products – they have to give me value for my money. I’m on a budget – like most of the rest of the world – and I can’t spend money like a celebrity to look good. About.com did an article called 65 Best Beauty Products, and these are my [...]

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Aug
12
2011

Younger Looking Skin

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We all want to keep our skin dewy, taut, and young looking. We don’t want to turn back time – well, maybe we do a little – we just want to age gracefully, with as little sun damage and wrinkles as possible. I don’t like that botox ‘frozen’ look that a lot of people sport when trying to cover up the signs of aging. I prefer natural looking skin. Luckily, there are lots of things [...]

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