A woman discovering her skin type

HOW TO DISCOVER YOUR SKIN TYPE |ESTHETICIAN TALK

To clearly discover your skin type, it’s crucial to understand that your skin is as unique as your blueprint. You are born with your skin type, it is in your genetic makeup but since the skin is an organ in constant evolution, it responds to

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comparison between a serum and a cream

SERUM VS. CREAM

Is your bathroom cabinet full of serums or are you more of a cream fanatic? I am sure that if you are like most people the answer will probably be “both.” When it comes to skin care, decisions can be hard. Temptation is as strong

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Retinoids are they good or bad

THE GOOD AND THE BAD ABOUT RETINOIDS

Many people live in a continuous love-hate relationship with retinoids. They like its effects on the skin, especially long-term benefits but dislike the side effects that often come with its usage: irritation, redness, inflammation, peeling etc., especially at the beginning when the skin is acclimating

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THE RISKS OF USING LEMON JUICE ON YOUR FACE

“Natural” does not always mean “gentle.” Lately, I have seen a lot of information recommending to apply lemon juice on your face. It is important to know the risks and if you apply it how to do it correctly to avoid negative side effects, including

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EXFOLIATING ACIDS

Although the acid revolution in skin care made a strong appearance in the early 90’s, the use of certain acids date from ancient times. We all have heard of Cleopatra taking baths in sour milk and other cultures using wine to rejuvenate their skin. The

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A woman looking in the mirror worried about her enlarged pores

HOW TO IMPROVE THE APPEARANCE OF ENLARGED PORES

The pores that we see on the surface are actually the openings of hair follicles— They are minute structures that the skin utilizes to release sweat and sebum (oil) produced by the sweat and sebaceous glands. In areas where there are more sebaceous glands and

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FACIAL MASSAGE ROLLERS

Today, beauty has become a term with a limitless meaning.. There is always space for new things, new products and yes.. new tools. It seems like people are ready to go beyond skincare and do whatever it takes in search of the fountain of youth.

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EMPOWERING YOU TO SHINE THROUGH

Welcome to my blog I am Dora,  I’m 48, and like most women I am determined to find balance, keep myself healthy and active and cherish those little things in life that make me  happy. Time just flies by and I am now an empty

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A woman taking a hot shower which causes skin dryness

ARE HOT SHOWERS BAD FOR YOUR SKIN?

Okay, I agree hot showers are relaxing and they feel soothing and calming, release muscle tension and clear up your mind, specially after a hectic day or if it is cold outside, but does taking a hot shower comes with a price for the skin?

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Woman over 40 beauty tips

10 BEAUTY SECRETS AND TIPS FOR WOMEN OVER 40

  One amazing thing happens as we grow in age… I can say this with strong confidence at 47 — priorities change and we can see with great clarity that we are the most beautiful when we accept and love the uniqueness of being ourselves, imperfections

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A woman sleeping. Myths and facts about beauty sleep

YOU THOUGHT “BEAUTY SLEEP” WAS A MYTH ?

There is nothing worse than someone asking you if you are tired, after you spent a whole morning in the mirror doing your hair and makeup. And although foundation and concealer can do miracles; they can only take you so far if you are lacking

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