3 Simple Steps For Calming Angry Skin

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We’ve all been there. You’re feeling adventurous and try a new moisturizer, or primer, or foundation, and have a horrible allergic reaction on your skin. Or for some unknown reason, you wake up and your skin is puffy, red, blotchy, and itchy. Trying to cover it with makeup only further irritates it, and then you’re left with an even bigger mess.  Many drug store moisturizers, washes, and toners contain chemicals which will make your skin even angrier, so this is a great time to seek out natural remedies that will get your skin calmed quickly.

Try our favorite three skin-calming steps in succession, or try one or two separately, depending on the severity of your symptoms. You’ll be feeling fresh, de-puffed, de-itched, and redness-free in no time!

Try these creams or use our home made remedies below


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4 Simple Ingredients to FIGHT Acne

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Sadly, acne doesn’t stop when we graduate high school.  Adult acne – whether it be a permanent condition, related to pregnancy hormones, or caused by stress – is an annoying and often embarrassing condition.

If you get an occasional blemish or if you are constantly battling with your skin, try our simple, all-natural, 4-ingredient acne-fighting face mask! 

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Chop Your Locks And Pay It Forward

What is one of the first things to get thrown by the wayside after you have a baby? That’s right. Your 45 minute hair routine. Who has time to wash, dry, and style for that long when you could be getting in some vital sleep?

Many moms make the decision to chop their flowing locks rather than keep them in a messy knot on the top of their head for the next few months. Often, this hair is falling out in massive amounts anyway, so you will be relieved to see a little less of it in the shower drain. So, you have decided to make the cut, but now what…

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4 Simple Ingredients to CLARIFY Skin

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In an average day, our skin is exposed to hundreds of irritants – free radicals, pollution, sweat, grime, and makeup, to name a few.  These irritants can do a number on skin, and make it appear dingy, spotty, and dull.

We are going to show you a natural face mask that contains 5 ingredients that are probably already in your kitchen, and will help clarify  your skin – meaning, clear out the junk! This is critical to preventing breakouts, and keeping a youthful appearance.  Proper skincare goes a long way in terms of anti-aging effects, which is something we all can get excited about!

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Could Your Mineral Makeup Be Making You Sick?

Could your mineral makeup be making you sick?

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When Bare Escentuals introduced their first line of mineral makeup in the 70s, it began what they coined “The Mineral Revolution.” Other makeup companies followed their path, producing their own versions of a healthier and more “natural” makeup. Today, mineral makeup is all the rage as it claims to be the healthiest and safest makeup for your skin. But how healthy is it, really?

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How to Beat Winter Weather Skin

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It’s that time of the year again, where those long days of summer are a distant memory

and what we are left with are cold snowy days, and a hope that spring is on its way. However, the snow and grim weather outside are not the only give away that sunny weather is months away. One look in the mirror and your skin screams out winter. Unfortunately, thanks to the cold weather outside and the dry weather inside your skin is dry, flaky and dull. However we’ve compiled a list of tricks to beat cold weather skin before it begins. Read on to beat winter skin and have your skin thanking you.

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