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In need of a little pick-me-up?

What if I told you that morning (or afternoon, or evening) latte you rely on to give you a boost could also pep up your skin? Because caffeine contains antioxidants, it is used in a number of anti-aging products. In fact, Indonesians have long used coffee in spa body scrubs, and now you can purchase a variety of different skin care products containing caffeine. What can caffeine do for your complexion (and summer body)?

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Let's Talk About Pores

I don’t know about you, but enlarged pores are the bane of my existence. Hate is a strong word, but I genuinely hate my pores. They’re huge, easily congested with bacteria/debris, and generate a lot of oil. Maybe this sounds familiar to you. Can we shrink our pores? How can we keep them clean? Is it ever okay to squeeze them?

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Fantastic Fungi and Where To Find Them

Mushrooms are magical for your skin. They may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of skin-boosting ingredients, but they’ve been used in Chinese medicine for over 7,000 years. Mushrooms are associated with restoring vitality and helping to address imbalances, from compromised immunity to sensitized skin, by reducing inflammation.

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The Beginner's Guide to Retinol

Retinol. Retinoids. Retin-A. What’s the difference? You’ve probably seen it in drug stores, heard it about on TV, or had a friend gush to you about their new skincare discovery. But why do you need it? How do you use it? When and where do you use it? What are the facts? Also, why are there so many different kinds? Let’s chat.

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Spring Cleaning

After months of snow, slush, and frigid temperatures, warm(er) weather is finally on the horizon. Winter has officially left the building (almost), taking with it our dreary moods and dry, itchy skin. While we’ve spent the first part of 2019 layering serums, balms, and heavy oils, warmer air and increased humidity mean our skin is about to be in for a serious shock. What can we do to prepare?

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What's all the BUZZZZ about?

Honey has some major skin benefits. Soothing, anti-bacterial, and, not to mention, yummy! What can honey do for your beauty routine?

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