Browsing articles in "Skin Care"
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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Aug
4
2011

Fighting Breakouts

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You haven’t had a breakout since your teens. Now you’re getting acne all over again. That whole range of skin problems you never thought you’d see again are back. What’s going on? Don’t panic – many women start having breakouts later in life. It can be caused by hormones, stress, or even medical problems or medications. If it’s severe- see a dermatologist right away. Otherwise, taking good care of your skin is the best way [...]

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Aug
4
2011

How to Whiten Yellowed Nails

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Your polish looks great – but when you take it off, your nails are yellowed and discolored. That’s not good. You want your nails white and pretty. You might want to wear clear nail polish or a translucent pink, and you don’t want the yellowing to show through. What can you do? You can soak your nails in denture cleaner. Yes, you read that right. Leave your nails in the solution for about five minutes, [...]

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Aug
4
2011

Do You Have Stretch Marks?

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Anyone can get stretch marks. Your age doesn’t matter. You get them from over exercising, weight changes that occur rapidly, or even from growing too quickly. Pregnancy is the culprit, often times. There are two kinds of stretch marks – new ones that appear red, and older ones that look white. When the redness fades, stretch marks turn whitish. Are there any treatments or products available that can completely remove stretch marks? Unfortunately, the answer [...]

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Aug
1
2011

Rejuvenate Your Skin

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We all want our skin to be firm, smooth, and glowing. How can we get that? With a combination of a good diet and the right skin creams, your skin can look better than it ever has. Good nutrition is the building block for healthy skin. When your diet is right, you’ll feel better…and you’ll look better. Vitamins and minerals found in food can protect your skin and help it look its best. You need [...]

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