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How to treat adult acne with face oils

Waking up to a face full of acne is not a pleasant sight in the morning. Acne is a common skin problem prevalent among women of all ages. In fact, a study of The American Academy of Dermatology indicates that more than 50% women aged between 20- 29 are affected by acne. Not only this, women aged between 30-39 and 40-49 also come in the acne prone category. Thus, late or adult onset acne has become very common among women aged in their 20s to 50s. Acne and depression Acne affects more than appearance, it goes skin deep and affects a person’s emotional health. According to Doris Day, a certified dermatologist based in New York "There is an emotional connection...

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How to avoid Acne and Inflammation with ancient Ayurvedic remedies?

This post is part of "Understanding Acne" Series.  You are what you eat. This has been the age-old saying of our elders. In this world, full of unhealthy fast food and packaged food, the choice to eat healthy can be a hard one. Although there is nothing wrong with eating junk food once in a while, the problem arises when junk food becomes a daily affair. In 2010, research was conducted to see if eating unhealthy food really affected our skin or not. And surprisingly, the answer was yes. Although to not a great extent, food rich in saturated fats, unhealthy carbs, lactic acid, oils, salt and sugar can wreck your skin in many ways. Why does junk food affect...

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DIY skincare - Make your own spa worthy homemade face masks

DIY skincare - Make your own spa worthy homemade face masks The popularity of face masks has seen revival of late. There is nothing much a good facemask cannot cure. They are absolutely as amazing at boosting your skin from the tiredness of a hectic day as they are at zapping blemishes, minimizing pores and detoxifying your skin for that beautiful glow. We want you to prep up your skin for wonders, for we have picked the best DIY face masks which you could whip up at your home. Yes, we are talking about the content/ingredients at your disposal. We have covered below some face masks suited for various concerns - Pore minimizing and Glow mask - Pomegranate and Honey...

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Eleven Natural Ingredients that work for Sensitive Skin

 Eleven Natural Ingredients that work for Sensitive Skin  Did you know that only 10% of the world actually have a sensitive skin? Did you also know that sensitive skin is an acquired condition in several cases? This is exactly why our skin suddenly starts acting haywire and stops tolerating even the products that earlier suited the skin. In a majority of the cases, it is usually because our skin is sensitized to something - this could be an ingredient in one of the products you are applying or even food -  and switching it can usually make the difference to our skin, although it might take a while for your skin to get normal. But what about those poor souls...

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Wild Wild Berries for Super Natural Skincare

Today we are going to talk about berries. That's right, berries. Not just any berry, but this specific one that's grown in the harshest and wildest habitats in the world; a survival plant so to say. Seabuckthorn berries are supercharged with antioxidants, a range of vitamins (A, E, B1, B2, C, D), phytonutrients, amino acids, skin loving lipids and the extracts contain 200+ amazing nutrients in every drop!   A bit about the fruit: These orange berries adorn the cold deserts of the Himalayas - both in the Spiti region of Himachal as well as Leh. Some are harvested in Sikkim too. This wonder fruit survives and thrives in cold winters and high altitudes at elevations as high as 12000+ feet. These are...

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