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Are Parabens Bad For Your Skin?

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When you step into any cosmetics store, you’ll almost always find products that are labeled “paraben-free.” If you’re like us, seeing this will probably trigger the following questions: What are parabens? Are parabens bad for your skin? If so, why? We’re here to give you the lowdown on parabens and whether or not you should […]

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Is Lemon Juice Good or Bad For Your Skin?

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Thanks to Pinterest, YouTube, and all of the other sharing websites out there, DIY skin care has become all the rage. While some of the DIY advice is great, most of the people on these websites aren’t actually skincare experts. This means that you’re bound to run into some bad suggestions pretty regularly. One of […]

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Melanoma vs. Sarcoma: Identifying the Difference

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Finding a lump or a new spot on your skin can be scary. You’re not sure what exactly it means or if it’s dangerous. The best thing you can do if you notice a lump or changing spot is to see a dermatologist as soon as possible. While you’re waiting to see your doctor, it’s […]

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Can You Cover Up Eczema On Your Face?

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Eczema isn’t fun to begin with. Add makeup or cover up to the mix, and it can get ten times worse. That’s why it’s important to only put products on your face that won’t irritate your skin. It is possible to reduce the appearance of an eczema breakout without making things worse. You just need […]

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Got Dry Skin? Try Ditching Alcohol

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Pretty much everyone knows how bad alcohol can be for you if you drink it too much or too regularly. But many don’t know it can wreak havoc on your skin. Too much drinking can lead to dry skin, which can result in serious problems with your appearance. Let’s take a look at exactly how […]

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Is the 20/20 Diet Good for Your Skin?

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Last year, the top trending diet according to Google Search, was created by someone who isn’t a registered dietitian at all. In fact, he’s best known as a T.V. personality and psychologist. Dr. Phil’s 20/20 Diet took the Internet by storm with another best-selling book. But, as we all know, not all diets are created […]

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Can Chocolate Face Masks Help with Acne?

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The controversial connection between eating chocolate and acne breakouts has been debunked and “proven” again and again. But in reality, eating chocolate does not cause breakouts at all. In fact, chocolate is full of antioxidants that are great for your skin. That’s why so many skin care treatment centers offer chocolate face masks that can […]

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At-Home TCA Peel vs. In-Office TCA Peel

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With so many peels out there, you should take precaution when thinking you can perform one at home. Today we are going to talk about one of the stronger peels, the TCA peel. This peel is powerful, so attempting to do one on your own at home is strongly discouraged since this peel can leave […]

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