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How to Combat Hyperpigmentation in Your Skin

Have you noticed odd spots on your skin that appear a few shades darker than the rest? You may be dealing with hyperpigmentation. The good news is that this problem is usually harmless. The bad news is that it can be annoyingly difficult to treat unless you know how. What Is Hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation is, simply put, a darkening of the skin. It can occur in small spots, large patches, or across entire areas of your body. Hyperpigmentation can happen to people with all skin types, though it’s more obvious against lighter skin tones. It’s actually a really common problem, and...

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What Skincare Ingredients Should I Avoid?

It’s easy to think of your skin as just the outside of your body, but it’s so much more important than you may realize. Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and vital to your health. It’s a porous barrier between you and the world. The truth is, your skin takes in some of what you put on it. It’s incredibly important to carefully select skincare products. You might be surprised at how many include ingredients that will do more harm than good.  When you’re in the market for a new skincare product, it’s easy to get wrapped...

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The importance of including a face serum in your skincare routine

Keeping your skincare regimen simple and balanced with the right skincare products can sometimes seem like a task in and of itself. With all of the new types of products coming to the market it’s easy to get overwhelmed with options. You may feel daunted by the task of figuring which types of products will be best to invest in, but one particular product that we believe should be a part of every morning and evening routine is face serum. Serums are so beneficial to your routine for many reasons, so we wanted to share with you our take on...

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Ayurveda: 5 of the best Ayurvedic Ingredients to incorporate into your skincare routine

In today’s world, there is no better time to incorporate practices into your daily life that reduce stress and increase personal, physical, and spiritual wellness. Ayurveda, one of the world’s oldest healing holistic systems, originates in India and focuses on creating balance in the mind, body, and spirit. Famous beauty blogger, Akanksha Redhu, in an interview with StyleCaster states that there’s a rising interest in Ayurveda because people are starting to have the desire to move away from chemicals not only in their diets, but in their skincare products as well - rightfully so. An article published in The Guardian...

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Incorporating Ayurveda into your everyday skincare routine

In Sanskrit, the word Ayurveda means “Knowledge of Life”. An ayurvedic lifestyle is based on the healing science that originated in India thousands of years ago. Its main goal is to create balance in all areas of life and so its practices promote harmony in life in terms of thinking, diet, and lifestyle, in other words, mind, body, and soul. Mindfulness practices like meditation and body/mind practices like yoga are combined with an emphasis on being thoughtful about the food we use to nourish our inner bodies and the products we use on our skin. It is this full-body approach...

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How to Choose the Best Moisturizer for Dry, Oily, or Combination Skin

You want to buy the perfect moisturizer, but don’t know where to start. The world of skincare can be confusing and overwhelming. For the uninitiated, it may seem that most of the packages are speaking in code or in some foreign language. Hydrating, balancing, age-defying, refining, oily skin, dry skin, combination skin, sensitive skin—it’s hard to know which type of product is right for you. The truth is, everyone’s skin is different. What’s right for one person may be completely wrong for another. For most people, this means going through a lengthy process of trial and error before finding the...

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