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Skin, Lip and Body Care

Ingredient Spotlight: Why Shea Butter is Such a Popular Skincare Ingredient

Shea butter has become one of the most popular beauty ingredients available lately, and for good reason. Here’s more. What is Shea Butter? Shea butter is a natural ingredient extracted from the nut of the African shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa). When raw, it has an ivory color, though more processed versions look white. Sometimes it

Skin, Lip and Body Care

What is Dead Skin Anyway and Why Is It Bad for You?

You’ve heard the recommendations. “You should get rid of dead skin. It builds up and makes you dull. Exfoliate regularly if you want to look younger.” All this talk about dead skin. What is it anyway, and why are we so obsessed? What Is Dead Skin? It’s sort of creepy to think that we have

Eczema and Dermatitis + Psoriasis

5 Winter Skin Emergencies & CV Winter Skin Savers!

Dry, cold air. Wind. Snow. Cold temperatures. Hot water. Radiating heat. All of these factors and more are typical during the winter season, but they’re also all horrible for your skin. Most of us have to deal with a little dryness around this time of year, but some of us have even more serious winter

Skin, Lip and Body Care

Resolve Your Sensitive Skin Series: Part 2-Breakouts

I talked about my struggle with acne in a previous post. You can still find some good information there! Acneic skin has plagued me for years, so I know how frustrating it can be-and how stubborn! The American Academy of Dermatology says it’s the most common skin condition in the United States, so at least