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Skin-friendly Diet

Skin is our largest organ so naturally what we eat impacts the health of our skin. Protein is one of the building blocks of skin, hair and nails, thus, we need protein in our diet to maintain a healthy appearance. Collagen and elastin, proteins in our connective tissue, give our skin strength and support and keep our skin looking young. High …

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Botox in a Bottle?

“Botox in a Bottle” refers to the ingredient argireline, which is a peptide that competes with a protein that limits the ability of neurotransmitters to activate movement in your facial muscles. Limiting muscle movements prevents the etching of deep lines in areas such as the 11 lines, crow’s feet and forehead; neurotoxins (such as Botox, Dysport, …

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The Benefits of Dry Brushing

Hello Glow reached out to me to get my thoughts on dry brushing and how to perform it. You can check out the article here: https://helloglow.co/the-benefits-of-dry-brushing-how-to-get-started/ Dry brushing has been around for centuries. It involves using a special exfoliating brush on dry skin to stimulate your lymphatic system, reduce puffiness, and exfoliate dead skin cells. It is very quick and easy to perform …

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Why you shouldn’t use lemon juice on your skin

While I appreciate natural remedies that work, I cringe a little when I see non-experts recommending lemon juice as a skin brightener. The peels of certain citrus fruits contain furanocoumarins, which are organic compounds that can react when exposed to the sun. This reaction is called phytophotodermatitis and can cause redness, blistering, and long-lasting hyperpigmentation. Furthermore, lemon …

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