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12 Self-Care Practices You Might Have Overlooked

 written by CARLEIGH FERRANTE    SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 The buzzword “self-care” is certainly having a moment, but the concept of caring for your mind and body is not going anywhere. It’s easy to get swept up in work, friends, relationships, and to-do lists. Often, our own well-being gets put on the back burner. Most of us are more comfortable prioritizing other people over ourselves. We forget that self-care helps put us in a better state to provide for the other people in our life. We cannot be the best versions of ourselves if we are not practicing regular self-care and attending to our own needs.  But self-care looks different for everyone. What makes me feel good may not be so relaxing to you, and...

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How does treating DARK SPOTS reveal a balanced, healthy and radiant skin?

One of the most challenging to treat skin conditions is hyperpigmentation. Despite the number of treatment options, including prescription and cosmetic topical creams, radio frequency, cryosurgery and laser surgery, nothing can prevent the skin from producing excess melanin, but we can slow down melanin production.    A few FACTORS that lead to an irregular increase in melanin and pigmentation:  sun damage acne inflammation birth control pregnancy hormones prescription drugs injury   TRUST THE SCIENCE AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE BODY! Melanogenesis  - the process of melanin production is complicated. The pathway involves exposure to the sun and or other environmental stressors, oxidation of Tyrosine by the enzyme Tyrosinase, L-DOPA, L-DOPA conversion to Dopa Quinone, Melanin formation and deposition of Melanin in...

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How do I fix my skin after summer?

Post Summer care begins with cleansing care. It's time for a clear start. Fixing your skin and any damage caused by the summer sun season begins with essential cleansing care to hydrate and nourish the skin to revitalize and regenerate for the very best treatment results in the Fall season.  Summer tends to increase water loss from the body, leading to dehydration.   The face is affected just as much because of exposure to the sun.  Let's face it, after a long cold winter, we all want to be out in warmer weather but this can cause the skin to feel irritated, redness, sensitivity and dryness. I can't stress enough the importance of applying sunscreen all year long.  Without it, we see an increase in hyperpigmented...

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Are you thinking about reducing facial wrinkles and lines?

Dermal Fillers & Hyaluronic Acid Hyaluronic acid may be a good choice as a dermal filler because of its compatibility with the physiology of the human body. Hyaluronic Acid is a substance naturally produced by the body and is found in almost every single living thing. It acts as a network transferring essential nutrients from the bloodstream to skin cells.High concentrations of hyaluronic acid are found in soft connective tissues and the fluid surrounding your eyes. It's also in some cartilage and joint fluids, as well as skin tissue.It is laboratory produced to be an identical match to what the body produces and now has become one of the most popular kinds of injectable fillers.The term may sound very familiar...

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Why are organic shampoos better than chemical ones?

In today's world, it is very difficult to find anything in its pure form. If we look at our skincare or hair care products, there are so many chemicals present in them these days - some good and so many more which are detrimental that we end up harming ourselves. So why not go for organic products instead of using chemicals? And if you think organic shampoos and organic skin care products are also not pure, you might have to change your opinion after you r Let’s start with organic shampoos!   Why Do We Need Shampoos In The First Place? Early in the 1930s, the first synthetic detergent shampoo was introduced. It wasn’t perfect but later in the 1960s,...

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