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How to exfoliate your chapped lips - DIY homemade lip scrubs for your pretty pout

When you apply a matte lipstick do you see it getting settled in the cracks of your lips? Is yes, then this is a clear sign that your lips need some extra care. The way to a clear and healthy skin includes exfoliation. We don't want a dull face, do we? Then why should our lips be treated any differently? Our lips also require exfoliation to keep it plump and pink. Most people are under the impression that taking care of lips means only gliding a lip balm over it. That is only half correct. What good can a lip balm do for your lips if it cannot reach the deeper level of skin? The dry, dead skin cells sit...

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Why you should start caring about the microbiome?

How to improve gut and skin microbiome the natural way You would have heard about gut microbiome. But there is a skin microbiome that you need to really start caring about. Although the gut health, rightly known as the ‘second brain’, has been a buzz word for some time now, the concept of skin microbiome is seeping into the collective consciousness of the beauty industry only now. While we understand the importance of prebiotics and probiotics that help our microbiome (eg: lactic acid bacteria in curd), did you know that our skin too needs a balance of microbiome to maintain its health? It is even more important now given the lifestyle we all follow, the rhetoric on preservatives and other...

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Debunking 7 Common Myths about Moisturizing

We all know that moisturizing is necessary to achieve hydrated, glowing skin. But there is a ton of moisturizing advice being thrown around- and not all of it is good and in fact some of which can actually be harmful to your skin. In this article, we will demystify the most common moisturizing myths, plus get recommendations for what you should be doing instead. Applying moisturizer on dry/flaky skin: Typically a moisturizer is used to hydrate the skin, so applying it to dry skin is a common notion. However, this is a mistake. Dry and flaky skin typically has a lot of dead skin cells, which creates a barrier and ceases the moisturizer to go through. What to do instead?...

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Your Skin needs a Detox! Like Yesterday!

Detox your skin Just like the detoxification of the body, the skin also needs to be detoxed every now and then, especially when our fast-paced lifestyle and chemicals we are exposed to, are damaging our skin. The skin is always eliminating the toxins from your body, and it needs the care to do so in a healthy way. Just like any other organ in the body, the skin has specific needs and wants. How do you determine if your skin needs a detox? Your skin will start looking dull and uncared for. Dry skinned people will see more dry patches, and oily skinned people will see a lot more oil. Your skin will have unevenness on the face. It may...

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Why is it important to cleanse and detox your environment?

Detox your environment This post is part of The Detox Series.  The more we are heading into an urban world, the more we realize why it is of utmost importance to have an organic lifestyle. Toxicity is all around us, both natural and synthetic (man-made). And sadly, it is taking an immense toll on our overall health. The atmosphere is filled with heavy metals which are generally toxic in nature. This contamination has led to many health issues among all age-groups, even the newborns aren't exempted from the toxicity of heavy metals as shown in research performed in the US by Greenpeace, the non-governmental environmental organization. They studied blood samples from the umbilical cord of newborns and astonishingly found that...

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