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Why your skin is blotchy and 7 ways to fix it

Why your skin is blotchy and 7 ways to fix it

Are you worried about how uneven your skin tone looks?   Do you need to use a lot of foundation and concealer to cover up before important events and photo ops?   If you answered YES to either of the questions above you might want to check out our recipes below.   First though, let's look at why blotchiness happens ....   Melanacyte (one type of skin cell) produces melanin (natural pigment) to protect itself from sun damage. Melanin is usually the same colour as the skin however, when there is prolonged exposure to the sun the melanocytes work overtime and produce excess...

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5 Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads, Naturally, That Actually Work

5 Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads, Naturally, That Actually Work

Need rid of blackheads now? Here are some easy vegan-friendly methods using ingredients from around the house that have had proven success. What causes blackheads? Blackheads happen because your pores are blocked with oil and dead skin. The black colour is not dirt but the oil and dead skin which has been oxidised by exposure to air.  Everyone gets blackheads and as everyones' skin is different you need to find a method that works for you and your skin.   Lemon and Sugar Scrub To make this scrub: 1) cut a lemon in half 2) sprinkle two pinches of sugar on...

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13 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Improve Your Life

13 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Can Improve Your Life

Does your apple cider vinegar sits in the pantry waiting patiently to be used in the occasional cooking recipe? It can offer you so much more Below is a list of 13 ways in which humble apple cider vinegar can improve your life   1) help with weight loss Drinking apple cider vinegar when eating a high-carb meal will make you feel fuller, which will mean you won't feel so much need to snack. A Japanese study concluded that vinegar, due to its acetic acid properties, helps reduce body weight, BMI and visceral fat.   2) improve the health of your...

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How to sleep better naturally

How to sleep better naturally

Are you having trouble unwinding? Is your mind racing with thoughts while you are trying desperately to sleep? Do you wake up in the middle of the night and spend hours tossing and turning, struggling to get back to sleep?   If so we have some suggestions for you that will be worth a try.    Plants   Some plants help to improve the quality of air in our rooms and the scent of some helps us to relax. Growing one of the following plants in your bedroom could improve your sleep and will definitely improve the quality of air...

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