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UNEXPECTED THINGS TRIGGERING YOUR ACNE

Feel like you've tried everything and STILL have acne? Acne can be hard to handle. There are a lot of things in our daily lives that we may not think about triggering our acne. The biggest culprit is hidden bacteria. Here is a list of things we don't realize can trigger acne : PILLOW CASESYour pillow cases harbor a lot of bacteria, especially if you aren't cleansing your face every night before bed. In an ideal world we would clean our pillow cases every day - but who has time for that? Try to wash your pillow cases at least once a week. A good alternative is getting some cheap hand towels to put over your pillow case and change...

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Are you cleaning your face properly?

It is important to keep our skin clean - but not “squeaky clean” Seriously if you're cleansing your skin to the point of it feeling tight you are doing more bad than good. Our natural oils can actually be good! Here’s how a general cleansing routine should go.   AM : It can sound a little repetitive to clean your skin in the morning when all you did since the last time was sleep. BUT your pillowcase can hold a lot of bacteria! However, in the morning it is best to just cleanse with some lukewarm water and a towel or a very gentle cleanser.    PM : This is when you need to double cleanse. Lather, rinse, repeat. Even...

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What exactly is clean beauty?

Clean, green, organic, natural... What do all of these mean?! And what's best for me? It's hard to figure out what is best for you with so much information out there. I get it! When I was researching what products would be best my head was about to burst with all of these different opinions, so today I am going to try my best to educate you on each one and help you figure out what's best for you! So to start let's talk about one thing - GREEN WASHING! The thing with claims like "organic" is that they are not regulated by the FDA. ( this means I could put it on anything even if it isn't organic )...

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Chia Jelly

Okay I'm not sure if I'm behind the times here, but this recipe is genius! Its delicious jelly without all the added sugar. This recipe contains only 4 ingredients, and they are great for our skin. Chia seeds, fruit of your choice, lemon juice, and honey ( optional ). Chia seeds are loaded with antioxidants (anti-aging), fiber (gut health-acne), and fatty acids (anti-aging/inflammation).  All fruits, citrus, and honey are loaded with antioxidants which is great for anti-aging, as the main reason we age is from oxidative stress.    Chia Jelly: 2 cups fruit of your choice 2 tablespoons chia seeds 1/2 lemon squeezed honey to taste (optional)    1. add fruit to pot and turn the stove on medium-high heat....

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Best and Worst Supplements For Your Skin

All these supplements could be great for your health, but could they be bad for your skin? Yes! So which ones are good and which ones are bad? The best Vitamin A Vitamin A is a very effective anti oxidant making it great for anti aging. The main cause of aging comes from oxidative stress from the sun and other pollutants in the air, so anti oxidants are essential internally and topically. A lack of vitamin A in the body can lead to build up of dead skin cells which could clog your pores and lead to acne, making it great for someone who is acne prone also. Vitamin C  Another great anti oxidant. Topically and orally vitamin A &...

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