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    5 Tips to Improving Acne Prone Skin

    Some people are lucky enough to never have an acne breakout, but there are many who have not been so lucky. While most people would complain about the acne on their face, it can actually happen on any part of your body.

    Sometimes the acne is bad enough that some people lose confidence in how they look. Some acne is very severe that they become too inflamed and results in serious scarring on the face or other parts of the body. Acne affects both men and women, albeit a little bit differently. Men tend to experience acne breakouts when they are younger, while women can experience them even until they turn 40.

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    In order to reduce the occurrence of acne flare-ups, try some of the tips below so that your acne prone skin will improve.

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    Fruity Face-Packs That’ll Make Your Skin Dazzle

    We’ve known for a long time that what you put into your body affects how it looks on the outside, especially something like skin which is constantly being renewed. If you eat a big fruit salad the night before, you almost always wake up the next morning looking and feeling refreshed. It’s kind of magical.

    It’s no wonder then that people are turning to fruit to boost their beauty regimes and make their skin dazzle. You don’t just have to eat fruit to get the beauty benefits: you can slather it on your face too and give your skin a natural boost. What’s more, fruity face-packs are naturally low-cost, making them ideal for regular use.

    Here are some fruity face-packs idea to make your skin dazzle.

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    10 Anti-Aging Ingredients You Want to Incorporate Into Your Skin Care Regimen

    Mid-thirties is the best and worst time of life. The best part of it is the seniority it brings in your professional and personal lives. This is the point in life when you start getting more respect and recognition in your workplace and society. The worst part of it is the signs of aging that take your skin by storm and make you feel older than you actually are.

    It is rightly said by Betty Friedan that “Aging is not a lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength”. Running my beauty salon and nail spa Dubai, I have seen a lot of middle-aged women losing their confidence as the signs of aging start to appear. But all is not lost.

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    The good news is, you can slow down the aging process of your skin by incorporating some of these 10 anti-aging ingredients into your skin care regimen.

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  • InSkin Care

    Don’t Suffer With Dry Skin Anymore: Try These Natural Hacks

    Dealing with dry facial skin can feel like a nightmare. Not only can it lower your confidence but it can also be embarrassing. You may find it difficult to use makeup or you may be dealing with flaking skin. You’ve probably tried a range of different branded products, all claiming to sooth and moisturize your skin. But, when dry skin becomes a problem, there’s nothing better than natural ingredients.

    Take a look at these natural skin soothers for dry skin, some of which may already be in your cupboards.

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  • InBeauty

    Healthy Diet, Happy Skin

    We all know good things in life come with a cost. Girls just wanna have fun but they also wanna look beautiful and pretty. You cannot expect yourself to look healthy if you aren’t really doing anything to actually be healthy role in your life. After all, we are what we eat. Get prettier skin by including these healthy foods in your diet.

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    Vegetables

    Red bell peppers
    Bid adieu to wrinkles by munching on Vitamin C! Peppers will cater all your vitamin C needs while adding that spice in your life. Filled with a lot of other antioxidants and the compound Capsaicin, these bell peppers will prevent dryness and also improve your blood circulation. Get amazing recipes right here!
    Onions
    The next best thing about Onions other than curry is their use as a rich source of Quercetin. Quercetin fights against the wrinkles and prevents the skin from damaging UVB rays.
    Sweet Potatoes
    Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamin C and carotenoids. They boost your collagen production which means your skin gets better firmness and flexibility. It’s a treat for your skin! And the taste buds too. They also have huge amounts of vitamin A which will boost your cell turnover, taking better care of your skin.
    Spinach

    Spinach is one of the nature’s best gifts for your body. Super-rich in minerals like Vitamin A, D, K and iron- it repairs the DNA and subsides the risk of skin cancer.  Get better blood circulation by eating up loads of spinach.

    Fruits

    Blueberries
    Blueberries, other than being everyone’s favorite- are full of antioxidants. Slows down the aging process, making you look younger.
    Tomatoes
    The carotenoids found in tomatoes will give you a healthy glow while eliminating toxins from your skin as well.
    Avocado
    When it comes to health stats, Avocado beats them all. They’ll moisturize your skin with their store full of vitamin E. It also is great for boosting up your metabolism and preventing your skin from harmful UV rays.
    Watermelon
    Other than being a brilliant source of water, watermelons are also full of Lycopene.
    Citrus
    Citrus fruits are also an amazing source of vitamin C. Refreshing fruits like oranges will fight inflammation and help you get that perfect glow as well!

    Seeds and Nuts

    Almonds
    Almonds are one of those foods that are just too good for your body. Whether it be the metabolism it boosts up, the weight loss it aids, the sun damage it protects your skin against or loads of vitamins it has—you can never go wrong with a handful of almonds.
    Chia Seeds
    Chia Seeds are loaded with omega 3 fatty acids which do wonders for your skin! Get rid of those blemishes and acne marks. Keep your skin hydrated and softer than over!
    Sesame Seeds
    Sesame seeds are the best solution when it comes to oily skin. The zinc present in these seeds gets rid of the oily sebum that forms up in your pores.

    Healthy Oils

    Olive oil
    Other than being very useful with weight-loss, Olive oil also keeps your skin soft and supple by using the omega 6 fatty acids present in them.
    Coconut Oil

    You’ll find everyone raving about the benefits of Coconut oil. They are literally countless. Whether you make use of it externally or internally, coconut oil is one the biggest blessings on earth. It helps fight bacteria, makes the skin soft and subtle, prevents sun damage, boosts metabolism and aids weight loss.. to start with.

    You can read more about eating right for better and beautiful skin right here!
    Other than good diet, one must exercise regularly and get enough sleep. Beauty sleep isn’t a myth, ladies! Get that super-comfy tee and trousers on and sleep the tiredness away.
    Exercising, sleeping enough and eating right is everything that you need to do for the flawless skin you have always wanted.
    There’s no such thing as effortless beauty, to be honest. Make sure you eat right and live
    life like you’re supposed to. Healthy and happy. Cheers to all the good things in life!

     

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  • InHealth

    Combating The Plights Of Eczema With A Day-To-Day Guide

    Our skin is the barrier to the physical stresses and strains of the outside world. It’s also the largest organ of the human body. It’s a complex system of nerve endings, membranes and hair follicles. The natural oils secreted by the skin are like the mechanics on a car, keeping it regulated, and operating smoothly. However, not everyone has these oils in abundance or working normally. Eczema affects many people around the world and all too often gets swept underneath the carpet because it’s not seen as a fatal disease. But, it’s a force to be reckoned with and if it’s not properly managed, can make an everyday living, an extremely uncomfortable experience. Everybody is different, and that’s where the issue lies with eczema because unlike more narrow illnesses, the cause of the skin condition is subject to the individual. There a few ways that can guide you through your day-to-day living, to help you improve your health regarding this severe skin condition.

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  • InBeauty

    Beauty Is in the Beast

    We often talk about how beauty is something that is delicate, dainty and aesthetically pleasing. However, the path you take to reach beauty is filled with trial and error, challenges and all manner of beastly things. Scrubbing your face and exfoliating is something we do on a regular basis just to keep the skin clear, but when you really break it down to what you’re actually doing, you’re furiously scrubbing away dead skin in order to make way for new cells.

    There’s a certain beastly quality in all people who care about their appearance, whether they’re young, middle-aged, a senior or male or female. We have to pay attention to the beauty inside of us that is just waiting to burst out of your current shell, and in order to break that shell, we need to put in some elbow grease, money and a lot of time.

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  • InSkin Care

    Eating Better For Your Skin… Food For Thought!

    It’s always food for thought, but can we eat our way to a more youthful complexion? We all know the benefits of eating well on our heart health and general well-being, but there are lots of foods that can do you wonders for your skin. What you eat can affect your skin purely because of inflammation, and as this is your body’s way half protecting itself and getting rid of toxins it can show up in things like acne, but it can also cause your skin to age. So what are the best foods for your skin?

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  • InSkin Care

    Banish Acne From All Over Your Body

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    Whether you have acne on your face or your body, breakouts can cause you more than just discomfort. They can be damaging to your skin and your confidence. In severe cases, they can even be enough to stop you from living the life you want.

    But, what if you have acne on both your face and body? Now, before you get frustrated and feel hopeless, here are 5 easy things you can do to banish acne and gain control over the situation. Read more

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  • InSkin Care

    Acne, Milia and Other Irritating Skin Issues Fixed

    Don’t you just hate it when you wake up in the morning and find that a blemish has developed on your skin, apparently overnight? Usually, this happens the morning before a big day and the most common reason for stress. You were probably stressed when you went to bed and that causes your body to increase its production of sebum. This is the name for the oily liquid that oozes out of spots and acne. So, perhaps the best way to get rid of the problem would be to just control your stress levels as much as possible. But what if that skin blemish is already there?

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    You can cover it up, but this will typically make the issue worse. Putting makeup on acne is adding more oils to your skin and it could cause more spots to develop. No, the best way to handle this is head on so let’s look at how to solve some of the most annoying skin issues, starting with acne.

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  • InBeauty

    Age Before Beauty? Simple Ways To Look Good In Your Golden Years

    There’s a rather unpleasant rumor that the media often seems incredibly dedicated to pushing out into the world. That is the idea that you can only look good when you’re young. Because of this a lot of people treat age and beauty as things that are totally inseparable. However, this is simply not the case! Think about women like Helen Mirren and Monica Belucci. They are still considered some of the gorgeous women in the world well into their later years. Of course, you might think that these women have some secret that you’re not aware of, but in reality looking good in your golden years is much easier than you might think. Here are a few things you can do to keep yourself looking good no matter what the calendar says! 

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    Change your Makeup

    One thing that you cannot deny is that your face changes shape as you get older. As they age, many women are suddenly faced with the fact that their cheekbones become much more prominent. This means that using the same kind of contouring that you did before can make you look sallow and gaunt. Not only that but things like wrinkles and crow’s feet can be counteracted by changing your makeup style. You wouldn’t use colours that didn’t match your skin tone, so why stick to the same makeup routine when your face has changed?

    Change your Wardrobe

    No matter how good you look, it’s near impossible for a woman in her fifties to pull off the fashion of a woman in her twenties. Of course, a lot of people assume this means that they need to give up on fashion altogether. Of course, this is ridiculous! In reality, all you need to do is to change up your style to match your new level of maturity. Again, look at someone like Helen Mirren. She’s been able to embrace her age, and her style is filled with class and elegance.

    Turn back the clock

     
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    Of course, there are always ways in which you can reverse some of the things that time has done. Something like a vertical facelift can make a huge difference but is often a pretty drastic solution. There are less invasive things that you can do. Things like chemical peels and fillers are often surprisingly fast and painless procedures that can leave your skin looking smoother as well as helping you feel younger and more confident.

    Take care of your hair

    If there’s one dead giveaway of someone’s age, it’s their hair. When your hair starts going grey, it’s not just a matter of the colour. It’s lost many of its important oils which mean that it’s going to finer and dryer than it was before. Because of this, you need to make sure that you’re taking the best care of it possible to prevent it from becoming dry and straw-like. Using conditioner is incredibly important, but you also shouldn’t wash your hair every day. While you don’t want your hair becoming greasy, you don’t want it drying out either.

     

    Age Before Beauty? Simple Ways To Look Good In Your Golden Years
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