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Basic Skin Care Tips, Dead Skin, Exfoliate, exfoliating ingredient, Exfoliation, Healthy Skin, Skin Types -

Exfoliation involves washing away dead skin cells that have accumulated on the top layer of your skin. After some time, these cells will naturally fall off but by using a scrub or chemical exfoliator that's suited to your specific skin type, it'll enhance the appearance of your skin.   In the latest warm, hot weather, especially, our skin tends to leave a layer of dead skin cells on its surface in an effort to protect itself from damaging factors such as the sun, chlorine, wind, etc. The outcome is a dry, colorless complexion.    Exfoliating improves your skins appearance in...

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Basic Skin Care Tips, Do's and Don'ts, Healthy Skin, healthy skin tips, hydrated skin, Hydration, Moisturizing, Skin Moisturizer, SPF -

Let's talk skin moisturizing! It's a vital step in any skincare routine, regardless of skin type or concern.   You wouldn't want to apply just any moisturizer though, regardless of whether it's trending and highly raved about by your favorite influencer, or recommended by your best friend unless of course, they're a licensed skin specialist.   Your skin is unique with needs that may vary from person to person. There is also lifestyle and environment to consider as well when choosing the best moisturizer at any given season and time of year.   To attain the best hydration, it's important...

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Daytime Damage, Healthy Skin, Longevity, night routine, night skin care routine, night skin routine, Overnight Skin Repair, UV Radiation -

It is common knowledge that by going to bed at night without removing your makeup or not properly cleansing, nourishing, and moisturizing your skin at the end of a long day, in the morning your skin will not be its healthiest or best version.  Creating an overnight skincare routine that aligns with the goal and realistic expectations of yourself to stay committed and consistent is essential. The nighttime skincare routine is an important time to set your skin up to recover from daytime skin damaging exposures overnight.  Environmental pollutants and UV radiation are just two most common causes of assault on the skin during...

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Anti-Aging, prevent premature aging, Prevent Skin Cancer, Sun, Sun Damage, Sun Protection, Sun Spots, The Sun and the Skin -

With summer on the wraps, let's talk SUN DAMAGE. The sun's impact on your skin reveals it's aging effect over time. Yes, our skin does need the sun to initiate Vitamin D synthesis, but it's essential to do it safely to avoid the harmful side effects of UV exposure. Primary Signs of Sun Damage: 1. Pigmentation: When the skin is bare to the sun, it begins to stimulate melanin production enabling the melanin to move closer and in greater amounts to the surface of the skin as a defense mechanism. As a result, pigmentation develops on the skin as one of the visible consequences. 2. Wrinkles: As the skin comes in...

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Anti-Inflammatory, flavonoids, Gingko Biloba, ginkgo, premature aging, prevent premature aging -

Gingko Biloba is a tree species known to be one of the oldest in history cultivated and celebrated around the globe by herbalists for centuries for it's medicinal uses.  The botanical gem is a powerhouse of cell-preserving antioxidants, flavonoids, and terpenes.  The age-old herbal extract helps promote micro-circulation while soothing the skin with its active anti-inflammatory action which can be especially beneficial for conditions like dermatitis, eczema and other skin irritations. Quercetin and kaempferol are two flavonoids found in the leaf extract which are incredibly-powerful antioxidants that work to protect the cells by neutralizing cell-damaging free radicals. In other words, it empowers the skin to better protect itself from UV and other environmental pollutants. The synergistic action...

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