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Be Careful With Home Treatments

January 14, 2015

Monday, on my way to work, I got a text from a good friend needing help.  She had tried a “home made” face peel she had seen on Dr. Oz and her face was blistered! I like Dr. Oz just fine, but ….. not everything you see on TV or read in your fashion magazine is as good as it sounds.  Or maybe I should say “is good for you”.  She told me it was a few spices mixed in ???something, maybe olive oil and then applied on the face. She did not hear or maybe know to be gentle and not use any of her corrective products she usually applies.  She reacted to the spices themselves or to the combination….

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Moistuizing Ingredients

Top 3 Ingredients for Most Effective Moisturizers It’s funny. I am not even a big fan of moisturizers, but i have a few more things I want to tell you about them. The most effective moisturizing agents are:  Glycerin, Hyaluronic Acid, and Ceramides. Glycerin is a humectant, which means it pulls water from the atmosphere into your skin. It’s fairly heavy so glycerin is more commonly found in body products. Hyaluronic Acid is an acid, but not an acid acid.  Hyaluronic acid occurs naturally in your skin and it can hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water…like glycerin on speed.  The most effective moisturizers contain “pricey” dehydrated hyaluronic acid which swells up to retain more water.  Several of….

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