How To Care For Mature Skin

How To Care For Mature Skin

Mature Skin type Like all the other skin types, this often forgotten category has its own unique set of characteristics, which of course, varies from person to person. As we age (sometime after 25 or so), our skin begins to lose collagen (the protein that’s...

5 Reasons Why Your Face May Be Breaking Out

5 Reasons Why Your Face May Be Breaking Out

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, approximately 50 million people are affected by acne each year. Breakouts can occur anywhere from the face to the neck, back or chest. For the most part, people whom I've spoken to have said that facial acne causes...

I Am – A Short Form Female Narrative About Ageism

I Am – A Short Form Female Narrative About Ageism

Dump that phrase, “ACT YOUR AGE.” I’m a different age every year. And I don’t know how to act at the start of each new year because I’ve never been that age before. So I make no apologies for being who I AM, doing what I do and wanting what I want while I acquaint...

How To Care For Combination Skin

How To Care For Combination Skin

Combination Skin   Oily and dry, not the perfect combination. Combination skin is characterized by medium pores, smooth and even texture, oily t-zone (forehead, nose, and chin), and dry cheeks. This skin can be difficult and frustrating to treat because...

How To Care For Dry Skin

How To Care For Dry Skin

Dry Skin   Dry skin is sensitive. It produces very little sebum and as a result becomes very dehydrated. It is usually tight after washing, dull and parched, so requires thorough care. Avoid hot water, as it will dry out the skin even further. Instead, try water...

How To Care For Oily Skin

How To Care For Oily Skin

Caring For Your Skin Type   The first step in a solid skin care regimen is to fuel your body with clean, wholesome, nutrient-dense foods. What you put inside will show up outside. I highly recommend using the face mapping tool to help you identify those internal...

Know Your Skin Type – Skin Patch Test

Know Your Skin Type – Skin Patch Test

Skin types are benchmarks that help individuals determine their skin's propensity to exhibit certain characteristics. Granted, there are likely many types that fall in between the benchmark types. Keep in mind, your skin's appearance may provide some insight...

6 Types Of Acne That Affect The Skin

6 Types Of Acne That Affect The Skin

For most people who suffer from acne, the mere mention of the word can cause anxiety. Acne is a chronic disease caused by inflammation and oxidative stress. It's now known that inflammation is the major culprit in about 85% of chronic illnesses, including acne. Thre...

Feed Your Face With Avocado

Feed Your Face With Avocado

Zaboca! That’s what we call the Avocado fruit back in Trinidad.  It’s also one of the many fruits that were found on my grandparents' property. Needless to say, we found many uses for them among which were facial masks. Oh, yes, it’s food for your skin too. Avocado...

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