Skin Tips

Insulin and Acne

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Keeping your insulin level in check will likely result in an improvement in your acne. It’s interesting that most people do not think of insulin levels when they try to figure out what is causing acne breakouts. High levels of insulin will send sebum production into overdrive and we all know what happens when there is an excessive amount of oil on the skin..yep breakouts.

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What is Fragrance Sensitivity?

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Common reactions to fragrance sensitivity are headaches, difficulty breathing and skin irritations. Individuals with asthma may be highly sensitive to fragrances.

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Is Your Deodorant Doing A Number On Your Underarms?

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Tending to our armpits falls pretty low on our list of skin-care priorities. I’m guilty of it myself. Underarms are delicate and need TLC. The surface of the underarms has two different kinds of sweat glands- eccrine and apocrine. Eccrine glands have the job of regulating temperature. They produce odor free sweat. Apocrine glands are only found where there is hair growth. They secrete fluid when the body is under some sort of stress and typically create an unpleasant odor ( BO). The hair follicles found in the underarm area can get clogged with dead skin cells as well from...

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So you have dry skin?

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Chances are, if you have dry skin you know it. If your skin is characteristically dry, it will feel tight and dehydrated before applying a moisture product.  You likely notice the most intense dryness on your cheeks and forehead. If your skin is dry, it loves moisture, craves moisture and soaks it up all too well. You may notice that your skin is drier during the late fall and winter months when the air is the driest. Depending on the climate where you live, dry summer heat can be brutal as well. One of the blessings that comes with dry...

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Green Tea Detox Bath

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Green Tea Detox Bath Sometimes we need an adult time out. Baths are a time to de-stress and unwind. It’s a nice break from the demands of balancing work, family and other obligations. It is important that we give our bodies and minds time to rest, relax and rejuvenate. Baths are also a great way to release toxins. Toxins are harmful to our health and we are exposed to them nonstop. Pollution, pesticides and processed foods all do a number on our bodies. There are many ways to detox and I am a big fan of detoxing with fresh fruits...

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