how to lighten armpits
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Sally Mitchell

How to get rid of dark underarms

Dark underarms are something that most people tend to suffer with. It is not usually caused by a skin disease or medical condition. Dark underarms are caused by a few elements. It is the skin’s response to exposure to certain elements. Just like your skin goes darker when it is exposed to long periods of sun exposure, your skin under

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Sally Mitchell

How Do Oil Free Moisturizers Work

Moisturisers are one of the most important elements of any skincare routine regardless of your skin type. People who suffer with oily skin often do not want to add more oil into the mix. There are a lot of skincare products out there that do not contain oil in them and yet they keep your skin hydrated and soft. Let’s

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Sally Mitchell

How to Get Rid of Uneven Skin Tone

While a smattering of freckles is often deemed ‘cute’ in our youth, larger areas of pigmentation those uneven patches of brown skin on the face, décolletage and hands – become much more bothersome as we age, and can add years to our appearance. If we could turn back time, I’m sure we’d all slather on the sunblock to protect our

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Sally Mitchell

12 Ways Sleeping Naked Benefits Your Skin

There’s nothing quite like being naked, free from all restraints and far more comfortable than any clothing will ever allow you to be. Why make bathing one of the only times you’re ever fully nude? One in three people have taken to sleeping naked and it’s looking like they’ve got the right idea! Here are 15 best reasons why you

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Sally Mitchell

How to Protect Skin From Sun Damage

Whether you find yourself bewildered in the sun­care aisle or consider yourself SPF-savvy, with new research constantly being done in the field of UV damage, it’s never a bad idea to swot up. Plus, the fact remains that we have dermatologists and skin cancer specialists tearing out their hair in frustration. ‘People know what they should be doing, but it’s

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organic skin care
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Sally Mitchell

The Organic Skin Care Revolution

Organic is booming. Not only in the beauty industry but also elsewhere, from the food we eat and the restaurants we visit, to our toothpaste, bathing and shower products and plants. In fact, it’s probably easier to list things we can’t get an organic version of than list things we can! Here, we celebrate all things organic and embrace this

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Sally Mitchell

How To Reduce Clogged Pores

Fun facts first: Your body is covered in approximately five million pores million pores (I swear that’s not an exaggeration), and your face alone is home to about 20,000 of them. The truth is that you need all these teeny divots to release oil and sweat and to maintain healthy skin. They’re part of being a real live human—which is

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best eye creams
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Sally Mitchell

Which Eye Cream is Best For You

Yes, you really need one—and these are the cult faves you can’t miss. Let me guess what you’re think ing: Why can’t I just use my regular face cream? Well, “most face creams contain some sort of fragrance, which can aggravate eye skin,” explains dermatologist Dendy Engelman, MD. “And thick ones can also cause the under-eye area to retain moisture

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Plants Used in Beauty Products
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Top Plants Used in Natural Beauty Products

Calendula “Calendula has been used since ancient civilisation, with both the Romans and Greeks using the plant for its healing properties,” Rebecca Goodyear, marketing consultant for Kinetic Natural Products distributors (www. kinetic4health.co.uk). “Calendula is rich in several skin-benefiting compounds including glycosides (a type of fl.avonoid antioxidant) and saponins. Calendulaflowers have also been used on battlefields to treat open wounds due

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