Browsing articles in "Skin Care"
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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Aug
9
2011

Using a Daily Moisturizer with Sunscreen

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Do you wear a daily moisturizer with sunscreen? If you don’t, you should be. Protecting the delicate skin of your face, neck, and chest from the damaging rays of the sun is a must in the fight against aging skin. When it comes to a daily moisturizer, expensive isn’t always better. A recent study in Consumer Reports studied the effect of face creams, and here is what they had to say. Consumer Reports magazine recently [...]

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Aug
9
2011

Best Soap for Dry Skin

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Do you have dry skin? Have you been using expensive soaps and body washes in the shower to try and correct this problem? If so, you might be shocked to learn that an inexpensive, off the shelf product is rated better for dry skin than more expensive alternatives. That’s according to Dr Laura Baumann, skin care specialist, who has this to say about buying expensive soaps and body washes in her article Mass vs Boutique [...]

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Aug
9
2011

Skin Care Question – Can You Shrink Your Pores?

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Skin that is fine and poreless looks better – and smoother – and we’re always looking for ways to minimize pores. Can you really shrink your pores? Unfortunately, the answer is no. You can, however, make your pores appear smaller, which is practically the same thing. When pores get clogged with dirt and dead skin, they look larger. They can also enlarge. One of the best things you can do to make your pores look [...]

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Aug
8
2011

Common Complexion Problems and How to Fix Them

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Do you have complexion problems? Makeup can be hard to apply when you don’t know how to make it look good. Here are some common complexion problems, and tips on how to correct them. Do you have a sallow or olive complexion? You want to warm it up, and take away the yellow tones. Use a pinkish primer before you put on foundation. To warm up a sallow complexion, start with a pink-based primer, focusing [...]

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Aug
8
2011

Are You Paying Too Much for Skin Care?

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Are expensive skin care products really worth the money? According to skin care specialist Leslie Baumann, M.D., the answer is no. In a nutshell, beauty behemoths … have deep pockets, so they have more resources to research, develop and test their products. When large personal care companies like the ones mentioned earlier start the product development process, it can take years (and millions of dollars) for the actual product to hit store shelves. They undergo [...]

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Aug
5
2011

Soft Hands

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Is the skin on your hands rough? Do you work in an office and handle paper all day? How about a job that requires you to wash your hands a lot, or overdo the hand sanitizer? All these things can cause the skin of your hands to roughen. Water, paper, and hand sanitizer are all culprits in the rough skin game. Your hands don’t have many oil glands, so it’s easy for the skin there [...]

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Aug
5
2011

Do I Need a Night Moisturizer?

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What’s the difference between a daily moisturizer and a night moisturizer? Do you need both, or can you make do with just one for daytime? That depends. What kind of skin type do you have, and what age are you? If you have normal or oily skin and you’re under 40, you’re probably not going to need a night cream. Night creams are usually thicker than a daily moisturizer, and almost all of them contain [...]

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