Skin Health

By Kate Triplett | All about skin health, skin care, natural skin care, products

The Best Skincare Products for Not Burning Your Sensitive Eyes

Now if only they could find a cure for feels.<p>Count your blessings if you're not afflicted with sensitive eyes that get weepy just thinking about sunscreen or extremely fluorescent lighting. Like shampoo formulated for babies in actual, physical form or just in temperament, the following 10 gentle …

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For perfect skin, should you turn to collagen replacement?

If you’re interested in beauty and wellness, you’ve probably noticed one ingredient has recently earned “It” status, cropping up everywhere from supplements to skin creams: collagen.<p>“Collagen is definitely hot right now,” said NBC News Health Editor Madelyn Fernstrom of the supportive compound, …

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How Liquid Chlorophyll Can Improve Skin

A couple of years ago, I was reading one of those beauty sites on which some of the world's coolest women talk at length about their lives in terms of health and beauty—the products they've grown up using, the ones they've recently discovered, the routines they've come to rely on. One particular …

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5 Beauty Products You Can Replace With An Avocado

Avocados might just be the world's most perfect food. You can blend them into pasta sauce, bake them in a pie and--our newest favorite--cut them into avocado roses. But they're also packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin E and moisturizing fats that can do wonders for your skin and hair. …

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6 High-Tech Skin Gadgets That Prove the Future of Beauty Is Now

We live in an age of innovation, where palm-size computers and intelligent gadgets continue to change our daily lives in ways large and small—from our morning commute to our nightly sleep. Of course, that extends to our beauty routines, too, as a wave of clever new high-tech tools transforms our …

Beauty

Should You Drink Collagen for Glowing Skin?

In this era of Kardashian, collagen has become synonymous with wrinkle fillers and lip injections. But for a group of forward-thinking women (and men!), the protein is the secret behind their glowing, gorgeous complexion—with nary a needle in sight.<p>Indeed, collagen—most derived from bovine sources …

The Surprising Eye Makeup That Could be Giving You Wrinkles

Achieving that perfect, totally symmetrical cat-eye flick is almost a prerequisite for donning today’s makeup trends. But, if you have a tendency to …

Makeup

2-Ingredient Beauty Fixes

1/5<p><b>1. Ultimate Dry Skin Remedy</b><p>AmorePacific Moisture Bound Sleeping Recovery Masque + Half of an Avocado<p><b>For a Mega-moisturizing Mask:</b> Besides being …

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5 Anti-Aging Myths an Aesthetician Wishes You’d Stop Believing

Drink more water, stay out of the sun and slather on as many anti-aging products as your skin can possibly handle. The formula for looking younger …

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Soothe Inflamed Skin and Detoxify the Body with One Delicious Herb

By adding a twist to everyday foods you can easily add fun to your healthy eating plan. Incorporating fresh herbs into your meals is a fantastic way …

Recipes

Glossary: Defining The Ingredients In Your Favorite Skincare Products

Big words and fancy scientific language may make your favorite product sound effective, but how many of us really know what all these terms really …

Skin Care

Marshmallow: The Supercharged Skin-Care Ingredient?

More than just your basic sweet, marshmallow is a surprisingly serious skin-care ingredient. But, before you start melting the squishy stuff and …

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Foods That Are Aging You

1/14<p><b>Sugar</b> <br>When it comes to premature aging, sugar is public enemy number one. It breaks down collagen in the skin through a process called glycation, …

Nutrition

This Weird Cure for Dark Circles Will Seriously Surprise You

For years, women have been applying cold cucumber slices to their eyes to relieve dark circles and swelling. But, there’s another produce department …

Skin Care

3 Fall Spices With Unbelievable Skin Care Benefits

From seasonal décor to boosting recipes and drinks, spices take center stage in welcoming in the cooler months. But did you know that they can also …

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Mindy Kaling Swears by This Cheap + Easy Skincare Hack

A good beauty DIY is essential to have in your regimen — just ask Mindy Kaling! Last night, the <i>The</i> <i>Mindy Project</i> star posted an Instagram of a DIY mask concoction made especially for her “mega oily skin” that looked like something anyone could whip together in seconds. Based on the photo, it looks …

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La Mer ~ Creme De La Mer ~ Moisturizing Cream ~ 2 Oz ~

Gut Healing, Cellulite Improving, Wrinkle Reducing Lemonade

Yesterday I wrote an article on the benefits of collagen, you can read all about that here (I’m also giving away three containers of it so make sure …

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4 Ways to Get Better Skin in Just 24 Hours

Between the ingredients in your makeup and skin products and the daily dirt you acquire on top of it, sometimes your skin needs a time out. Give your …

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Why You Should Start Dry Brushing

You may have seen dry brushing listed as part of a salt scrub–type service on a spa menu, or heard about it through one of your girlfriends, but do …

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12 Etsy Shops for Natural Skincare Lovers

The push for organic, eco-friendly skincare is making the days of chemical products a distant memory these days. Still, it can be hard to find places to shop beyond the bigger brands. You can always DIY your staples (shout out to coconut oil and baking soda!), but it’s nice to have a few online …

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11 DIY Exfoliators to Scrub Away Scaly Winter Skin for Good

There’s something about spring that makes us want to start fresh, whether it’s through detoxing, purging closets, de-cluttering or just giving our homes a good old fashioned top-to-bottom spring cleaning. So why not start fresh with your skin too? After all, it is your body’s largest organ — and …

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DIY: Homemade Skin Care Recipes

1 of 10<p>Parsley Eye Mask<p><b>What you need:</b><p>A handful of parsley<br>• 1 tablespoon hot water<p><b>How to:</b><p>Roughly chop the parsley and drop it into a small bowl. Grind …

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All Natural Beauty: 4 Simple DIY Natural Skin Care Recipes From Mother Earth

Transforming your body care products from harmful to homemade doesn’t need to cost a fortune or take hours of your time.<p>These four simple natural …

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The pH of Cleansers and What It Means For Your Skin

Cleansing the face with the right product is one of the most crucial steps to maintaining good skin. We’ve heard whispers about the pH of cleansers …

Skin Care

Could Going Gluten-Free Clear Your Skin?

For the past year, it seems like we’ve been waging an all out war on gluten. Of course, there are those that must do it for serious health reasons …

Gluten

16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …

Beauty

Skin-Care Facts and Myths

Skin-care misconceptions, fallacies, and flat-out wishful thinking are as plentiful as cleansers in a drugstore. Some are long-held beliefs passed …

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