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how to lighten dark spots, How to lighten skin, how to whiten skin, natural skin lightening, skin lightening serum -

As an esthetician, I have worked with many different skin types, and a common concern among my clients is skin pigmentation. My clients will often ask me what can be done to improve their pigmentation. I tell them that foremost, it is important to understand how it got there and then identify what kind of ingredients work to brighten skin discoloration. One thing is certain: pigmentation is an ongoing issue that demands ongoing attention. There are different types of skin pigmentations. In this article, I will primary focus on the dark spots, also known as hyperpigmentation.  What is hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation...

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Beauty, Bug bites, Bug Repellent, Environment, Esthetician, Healthy Skin, Skin Health, Skincaretips, SkinTips -

During the summer month's our skin is not only exposed to more sun but also to many other environmental factors including insects.  The most basic kind of insect bites can cause hives, rashes, and inflammation.  Ingredients like rosemary, lemongrass, mint, basil and even lavender have certain insect repelling properties, especially against mosquitos.

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antiaging, clear skin, enzyme, exfoliating ingredient, Papaya, Papaya skin benefits, phytoenzyme -

Papaya is best known for its astounding digestive benefits, but what can it do for your skin? There are so many benefits to reap from this power-packed fruit abundant with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants phyto-enzymes. Papaya is an incredible ingredient in skin care which can help stimulate and improve skin texture and quality. Papaya is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, beta-carotene, bioflavonoids, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. The healthy aging properties include skin nourishment, retexturizing and a firmer-looking collection. The high concentration of antioxidants, effectively rid skin of cell-damaging free radicals, and  supports overall holistic wellness. Papain enzymes breakdown...

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man, Man's Skin Care Guide, Men, Mens Skin Care, Mens Skin Care Routine, Mens Skin Routine -

Use SPF daily, and be generous, rain or shine and even if you plan to be indoors all day! UV still makes its way through the windows. Sunscreen will protect your skin from premature wrinkles.More importantly, SPF protects you from skin cancer, and not to scare you or anything, but men are at greater risk than woman according to American Cancer Society statistics. If you want to learn more, check out the  Skin Cancer Awareness article.Men’s favorite SPF is the Soy Doctor Ultra Light Moisturescreen SPF 30, the final step to your morning skincare routine. Stay hydrated! Water helps to...

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Mens Skin Care, Mens Skin Care Routine, Mens Skin Routine, Skin Care for Men -

Is There a Difference Between Male and Female Skin? With Father's Day rapidly approaching, there's not better time to address the question you've been dying to know the answer to, is there a difference between male and female skin? Skin is skin yes, it is your largest protective and multi-functional organ, but there is a difference between male and female skin.  Men’s skin, naturally, is 20% thicker than women’s, that’s partially why there’s such a difference in how male and female skin ages. To simplify, androgens, the male hormones, stimulate the oil producing sebaceous glands. This helps the skin naturally lubricate itself and...

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