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A Glutton for Gluten: Should Skin Care Be Gluten-Free?

What’s behind the growing phenomenon of gluten-free foods, and moreover, should it start crossing over into the world of skin care? Gluten is the protein found in wheat, rye and barley flours that reacts when mixed with water.  Celiac disease is an auto-immune disorder in which eating gluten causes the lining of the body’s small […]

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Does Stress cause Acne?

Learn how to limit chronic stress for the sake of your skin… story highlights Stress doesn’t always cause acne, but research shows a significant link between the two. Chronic, continual stress triggers activities in the body that can lead to breakouts or make existing breakouts worse. Chronic, continual stress is a top trigger for the […]

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Thalgo : Collagen & Hyaluronic range merging

To all Thalgo aficionado’s out there please note… Come mid December 2020, Thalgo will merge their existing Collagen and Hyaluronic range in a single new range. This is great news as it should be more cost effective overall and less confusing for individuals.  But for those that are hooked on either of these ranges we suggest […]

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Vitamin C explained

Everything you wanted to know about Vitamin C You probably already know that Vitamin C is important for overall health and wellness. But did you know it’s also a skin care powerhouse? Topical Vitamin C is one of the most potent antioxidants available – and it lives up to the hype, effectively tackling the primary […]

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What is Hyaluronic acid?

What is Hyaluronic Acid – and why does the skin need it.   story highlights • Hyaluronic Acid is a naturally-occurring substance that can hold up to 1,000 times its own weight in water, helping to moisturize and protect skin. • Because it’s water-based, Hyaluronic Acid is an excellent moisturizer for any skin condition, especially […]

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Is my skin Dry or…Dehydrated?

When your skin feels dry, you may naturally assume that it is dry. But it might just be dehydrated and in need of water. What does that really mean? We’ll explain. First, there’s skin type and there’s skin condition. Your type is what you’re naturally born with, such as oily or dry skin. Your condition, […]

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How to Treat Adult Acne

Learn how to clear skin and prevent signs of premature aging simultaneously. story highlights Your skin behaves differently as you age, so you need to treat it differently. Regular exfoliation (but not too much!), hydration and highly-active skin care – combined with a healthy lifestyle – can help clear adult acne, smooth skin and brighten […]

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Beauty Basic by Michelle – Waxing Made Easy

Do you ever wake up in the morning, look in the mirror and think… “Oh gosh my skin needs help! I need help! My whole body needs help! I am in need of waxing. AAAAGH!” You gaze into the mirror longingly, hoping the longer you gaze, the more gorgeous and less hairy you shall become. […]

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