Skin Care

The Link Between Water Quality and Great Skin

If you’re someone who travels often, you can probably describe—in detail—which destinations had “good” water, which ones had “bad” water, and why! Of course, you don’t have to travel too far to notice differences in a water quality. Perhaps when you went away to college the water felt so soft that you could never really tell if you’d actually rinsed the shampoo out of your hair in the shower. Maybe…

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Skin Care

Skin Care Ingredients That Treat Flaky Skin

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The truth is, dry, itchy, and flaky skin is much more complicated than it seems. In fact, you may not realize it now, but many of the skincare products that you use every day could be the cause of your dry skin woes. We’re not suggesting that every product in your skin care arsenal is “bad,” rather we want to make you aware of the harsh additives, toxins, and chemicals…

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Lifestyle

Soak Your Stress Away

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With the many stressors that we women face throughout the day, it is now more important than ever before to make yourself a priority. Part of making yourself a priority means putting your wants, needs, cravings, and desires ahead of the typical mundane tasks of your daily grind. Perhaps you’ve been longing for a hot bath lately (and if you haven’t, let this be your sign that you, too, should…

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Skin Care

Ingredients That Irritate Sensitive Skin

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One of the most common questions that skincare experts are faced with is how to properly care for sensitive skin. Those with sensitive skin will surely tell you that taking proper care can be quite the struggle; new products are always triggering flare-ups, and you may even begin to mistrust the products that are labeled for sensitive skin. By this point, you probably feel like a scientist of sorts while you…

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Lifestyle

Why You Need More Collagen in Your Diet

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Unlike other nutrients, it’s rare to come across information about the importance of mindfully including collagen in your diet. Perhaps this is because we typically don’t notice a need for more collagen until we’re about 35 years old. Without going any further, let’s backtrack for a moment… Just below the outer layer of skin (i.e., the dermis) is the substance we refer to as “collagen.” Collagen is naturally produced by…

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Skin Care

The Role of Vitamins in Your Skin Care

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Taking care of your skin—just like all the other organs in your body—should be an absolute priority. After all, your skin is the largest organ of the body. Hopefully, you’re already in the habit of consuming a multivitamin before you leave the house each day. This is an important step to your overall health and self-care routine simply because the average American doesn’t consume the proper amount of micronutrients through…

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Lifestyle

Taking Proper Care of Your Gym Clothes

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In case you haven’t already heard, the athleisure look is here to stay—we hope you’re just as excited as we are! The best part about the new fashion staples of yoga pants, spandex leggings, and loose fitting tops is that they’re being sold in cuter styles each season. Those who’ve already made athleisure their personal style would probably agree that the simplicity of getting in a morning workout before going…

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Makeup

Using Drugstore Foundation to Cover Tattoos

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Although the nation has become much more accepting of a person’s individuality and freedom of expression, there are still some instances where you may feel that showing off your tattoo is less-than-perfectly appropriate. You may find yourself in a panic when such situations arise, but after today you’ll no longer need to stress about the visibility of your ink. Read through the guide below that provides you with step-by-step instructions…

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Makeup

Solutions to Everyday Makeup Problems

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Regardless of your age or the color of your skin, if you wear makeup you can probably create a list off the top of your head of all the little frustrations that we like to call “everyday makeup problems.” The good news is that you don’t need to worry about these makeup mishaps any longer. Keep reading to gather the solutions you need to know to solve those everyday makeup…

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Lifestyle

Makeup, Anxiety and Depression

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With so many movements encouraging the discussion of mental illness, we thought it was time to shed some light on the relationship between mental illnesses (such as anxiety and depression) and makeup. While there are some individuals who are against makeup and its transformative ability, it’s important to understand just how powerful a tool makeup is when it concerns a person’s insecurities. Almost any girl will admit that the first…

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