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Five Foods That Hydrate Your Skin

Posted by farragio on Monday, October 18, 2021, In : skincare 

by Cailey George

As we head into the cooler, winter months, you may be asking yourself how you can keep your skin healthy and prevent dry, irritated patches from rising up with the weather change. Fortunately, skincare doesn’t end with topical application. Including these foods in your diet will aid in hydrating your skin and keeping you feeling healthy and satisfied throughout the rest of the year and into the next.

Olive Oil
bowl of olive oil
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay
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What is Rice Bran Oil?

Posted by farragio on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, In : skincare 

brown rice

by Cailey George

Among the many natural oils used in skincare, there are several lesser-known oils such as rice bran oil. Though frequently unheard of, rice bran oil is still capable of powerful healing and skin maintenance. Rice bran oil, otherwise known as oryza sativa, is cold-pressed and made from the outer layer or “bran” as well as the inner husk of brown rice. Usage of this ingredient in skincare began in Japan where rice bran oil was applied in order to cleanse, tone and kee...


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The Benefits of Green Tea for Skin

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

pot and cups of green tea

by Cailey George

In the year 805, Japanese monks were introduced to green tea while in China, and it was during this time that they learned of its wonderful healing and medicinal qualities. The Japanese continued to drink green tea ritualistically to help them focus and meditate, and over time many wonders of green tea were revealed, including its skin benefits when applied topically.

Green tea is made from the leaves of the Camellia Sinesis plant and has been used for 1000s of years ...


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What is Candelilla Wax?

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

bowl of candelilla wax flakes

by Cailey George

Perhaps you have heard of beeswax- a substance used as an emulsifier in products such as lip balms and moisturizers. While it is a helpful ingredient in these products and is able to easily bond liquids and other ingredients, beeswax is animal-derived and therefore avoided by vegan users. It may seem that many lip care products rely heavily on beeswax for their capabilities, however there is a vegan alternative! Candelilla wax is a plant-based vegetable wax and is there...


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Skincare for Hands

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

woman displaying her hands

by Cailey George

An essential part of skincare that is easy to forget is the care of our hands. We are often reminded to implement a skincare routine for our faces, and yet we tend to overlook the hands as we set out to effectively care for our faces. Hand skincare is important because the skin on our hands is thinner than skin on other parts of our body, including our face. This quality makes our hands susceptible to more harm than other areas of our body. Our hands are often unprotect...


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The Skin Benefits of Castor Oil

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

bottle of oil

by Cailey George

There are several oils that can be used in skincare, one of which is castor oil. Castor oil has many great benefits and knowing what these are might help you decide if this oil is the right choice for you.

Castor oil is made from the castor plant, also known as Ricinus Communis. India is the biggest country in castor oil productions, but it can also be grown in parts of Africa. The seeds of this plant contain a poison, but the pressing and heating process implemented ...


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Exfoliate Your Way to Beautiful Skin

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

woman using coffee scrub

by Cailey George

Are you looking for a way to eliminate dry and flaky patches of skin, or to reduce the size of pores and the intensity of lines and wrinkles? Your solution may lie in starting your skincare routine with the important step of exfoliation.

Why is exfoliating our skin important? When we exfoliate, we are using tools and products to remove dead skin cells from the outer layer (epidermis) of our skin. As we grow older, our skin doesn’t renew itself as quickly as when we ...


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Does Setting Spray Really Work?

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

woman using setting spray

by Cailey George

Makeup users often hear of many different products that can be beneficial in their makeup routine. Many may be familiar with the term “setting spray,” perhaps they have even caught a glimpse of setting spray in the makeup aisles of their favorite store. But what exactly is setting spray? And why is it a beneficial part of a makeup routine?

Setting spray is a product that is useful in sealing makeup. Oftentimes we use primer to prepare our face for makeup applicati...


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The Skin Benefits of Coffee Oil

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

dropper full of coffee oil

by Cailey George

Many of us incorporate coffee into our daily routines, drinking a cup in the mornings and relying on the caffeine content to boost our energy and focus. But what you may not know is that coffee can also be applied topically as an oil, and that it has many great benefits for skin! Coffee oil is made from coffee beans, which are actually seeds. Applying coffee as an oil is a convenient and beneficial addition to any skincare routine.

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The Benefits of Vitamin C for Your Skin

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

layers of citrus fruit

by Cailey George

here are many ingredients we often see in skincare products, but one we see perhaps more frequently than others is vitamin C. So what is vitamin C, and how does it benefit skin?

Vitamin C can be described as a natural, water-soluble antioxidant. Antioxidants are capable of stabilizing the production of reactive molecules. These reactive molecules destroy bacteria, but they also destroy cells. Antioxidants help to balance the output of such molecules, therefore regulat...


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The Beauty of Kokum Butter

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

bowl of kokum butter chunks

by Cailey George

There are a variety of butters, creams and lotions advertised for the treatment of dry skin, hair and lips. However, we often find ourselves experiencing downsides with these products, such as a heavy and oily nature which results in discomfort and greasy hair and skin. Kokum butter is a natural moisturizer that is lightweight and simple, and benefits users with its restorative properties.

What is kokum butter? Kokum butter is made from the fruit seeds of the kokum tr...


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What is Hemp Seed Oil?

Posted by farragio on Monday, September 27, 2021, In : skincare 

jar of hemp seeds

by Cailey George

Many of us have experienced the affects that little to no moisture regulation will have upon our skin. It causes us to become itchy, inflamed, and can result in acne or prematurely aged skin. The good news is that there is a risk-free product that will balance skin’s moisture and provide an array of amazing benefits. This product is hemp seed oil.

What exactly is hemp seed oil? Hemp seed oil is made from the seeds of the hemp plant and takes the form of an oil. It i...


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How (and when) to Wash Your Face

Posted by farragio on Sunday, September 26, 2021, In : skincare 

woman standing at bathroom sink

by Angela Propes

Face washing. It’s a few easy steps, right? Water, soap, lather, rinse. As easy as it is, it’s a very important part of your skin care routine; and how you do those steps (and when) is just as important.

Here is an easy guide for making this easy task as beneficial to your skin as possible.

Step 1
Okay. This first step might be a little controversial but, don’t wash your face in the mornings. I know, I know. Some (all?) of you might be saying “Wait, what?!?...


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