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skin April 22, 2017

oxygen

oxygen isn’t just for survival, it’s also the key element for maintaining radiant, clear skin. when your pores become clogged with dirt and debris, the amount of oxygen in your skin is significantly reduced, causing bacteria to multiply. when this happens, your immune system responds with inflammation, causing redness and swelling to occur. however, in an oxygen-rich environment, bacteria and fungal infections cannot survive. oxygen stops bacteria from growing, is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and stimulates your body’s natural healing function…

skin April 17, 2017

preventing + treating hormonal acne

if you’re a victim of hormonal or cystic acne, you know how unsightly and painful it can be. these blemishes form deep under the skin, making topical acne treatments ineffective and extractions a waste of time. typically found along the chin and jawline, hormonal acne is caused by hormones changing and stimulating an increase in oil production, which leads to your pores to becoming clogged and a growth in bacteria…

skin April 9, 2017

long story short, glycolic acid

hopefully you’re not still associating the word ‘acid’ with being unnatural. while there are many scary chemicals out there, glycolic acid is not one to fear. it’s derived from sugarcane (so innocent) and works to increase collagen production and hold moisture to the skin. it’s great for treating fine lines, acne, blackheads, and overall dullness. in short: it will make you glow.

how it works…

skin March 29, 2017

double cleansing

double cleansing is exactly what it sounds like: washing your face twice. what turned us onto trying it, is that it involves oil cleansing as the initial step before using your cleanser. and as you all know, we are diehard jojoba oil users…

skin March 27, 2017

how to use a dermaroller

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skin March 15, 2017

k-beauty: top 3

this isn’t new news as we’ve already dedicated a vid to our obsession with k-beauty here, but allow us to rehash why we dig this trend so much…

-ingredients are quality & at a fraction of the price you’d pay in the U.S.

-global leader in beauty and believed to be 7+ years ahead of the rest of the world

-constantly coming out with new innovations to stay ahead of the game

-strong emphasis on natural ingredients (Korean’s have been doing DIY long before pinterest made it popular)

-have you seen a korean woman with bad skin?

these three products are on heavy rotation…

skin March 12, 2017

witch hazel

due to its powerful antioxidant and astringent benefits, witch hazel is listed as a key ingredient in many products. it’s a natural anti-inflammatory & antioxidant making it a miracle worker for clearing up the skin.

you can use it to….

hair, skin March 11, 2017

how to grow your brows

while it can be a very painful process, it’s definitely worth the wait. a bolder brow doesn’t come overnight (or in any sort of short period of time for that matter), but brooke shield’s brows are reason enough to make it to the finish line…