The Truth about Acne Scars and Sun Exposure

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The truth about acne scars and sun exposureI can’t speak with much certainty about the weather where you’re at, but holy heavens to Betsy it’s hot and sunny here in Thailand.

I’ve always been pretty good at slathering my skin with sunscreen to keep it protected – I’m too damn white not to – but it wasn’t until recently that I realized that might not be enough.

If you’ve ever had acne – and seriously, who hasn’t?! – then you probably have a scar or two from not being able to stop yourself from playing with that zit. For those of you who had more severe acne then you more than likely have acne scars. [Keep Reading]

8 DIY Facial Peel Recipes

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8 DIY Facial Peel Recipes*Guest Post  by Alex*

Whether you want to lighten your skin or get rid of impurities trapped in the skin pores, homemade facial peels are the best solution. Chemical peels have great results but can cause skin damage when used on a frequent basis.

On the contrary, homemade natural peels are a safer and effective way to remove imperfections from the skin.
Read on to know the benefits of facial peels and how to make them at home. [Keep Reading]

8 Tips To Maintain A Good Skincare Regime At Night*Guest Post from Alex*

How you treat your skin at night can have a great effect on what it looks like in the morning. We know that we should remove all traces of makeup before we go to sleep, but it is so much easier to fall into bed. You wouldn’t do that if you knew what a difference it makes to follow a simple skin care regime at night. [Keep Reading]

How to Make Homemade SoapA few weeks ago I received an email from a reader who came to me asking for a homemade, chemical free soap recipe.  They were sick of using store bought crap because it was drying out their skin, and they just knew it was full of no-good ingredients.

Knowing what goes into conventional soaps I knew it was my duty as an awesome DIY’er to help them solve this problem. [Keep Reading]

8 Ways To Use Saffron In Your Beauty Regime*Guest Post by Owen*

Some call it the “Holy Grail” of beautiful skin, some consider it best for health. Saffron is one of the best gifts of nature that have multiple health and beauty benefits.

The stigma from the flower of plant Saffron Crocus is dried and used in various dishes and medicines like saffron. Because it is tedious to pluck, pile and dry them, they are among the world’s highly prices spices. Apart from imparting a stunning fragrance to your food, it can aid in enhancing your beauty. [Keep Reading]

How to remove dry skin from head to toeWhatever part of the world you are in right now, I think it’s pretty safe to assume that sandal weather is on the horizon or in my case, full swing.

With my tootsies full focus in my flippy’s, I want them looking smooth as a baby’s bottom.  You want to know what else I want smooth and supple? [Keep Reading]

how to get rid of wrinkles on foreheadSo I have a confession to make.

Recently, whilst looking at my reflection in the mirror, I made a disturbing discovery. Right there above my brow line and an half inch below my hairline was…a wrinkle!

*gasp*

I know what you’re thinking because I was thinking it too; I’m just too damn young for a wrinkle. Alas, it’s there and damned if I’m not keen to do something about it.  [Keep Reading]

Magic of Honey*Guest post from Aaron*

Okay guys, we’re not lying when we see that having smoother skin and a healthier scalp can be tough to achieve. And, with the market constantly flooded with new “miracle” products, it can a challenge to know what really works.

Let me assure you that this is not an advertisement for some celebrity-backed skincare product or a sales pitch for innovative vitamins. It’s actually an in-depth breakdown of the many uses of one product you already have in your kitchen and rarely use: honey. [Keep Reading]

Treating Hormonal AcneUgh, Acne.

Acne is one of the most frustrating skin issues we have to deal with. Now, we all know that certain behavior and habits can cause acne to be worse, but today we’re talking about a cause we truly have no control over; hormones.

That’s right, during puberty, pregnancy or even when we are highly stressed out, our hormones can wreak absolute havoc on our skin. So how can we make the most of a bad situation? [Keep Reading]

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