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Here’s why: 1. Milk is known to have a blend of over 50 different hormones because of the way they boost cow’s milk production (http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2006/12.07/11-dairy.html) 2. Milk is also known to increase inflammation of clogged pores, leading to inflamed acne lesions. (http://www.totalbeauty.com/content/gallery/bad-skin-habits/p90342/page3) 3. Insulin like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) is one of the growth hormones found

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Do you have sensitive skin? (and why it means different things to different people) I’ve done over 5,000 skin analyses in my life and one of the most important thing to find out is whether patients have sensitive skin or not. The reason why this is important is because it’s going to dictate how aggressively

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From my experience, people think they know their skin type, but they don’t. In 80% of cases, they think their skin is dry, but it’s actually dehydrated. What’s the difference, and why is this important to you? First, because you need to be able to choose the right skin care products based on your TRUE

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Wrinkles are a part of aging — and life. While we know to expect wrinkles as we get older, some of the battle has nothing to do with age. Your beauty routines and habits can impact wrinkling as well. See the bad habits that affect your skin’s aging process so you can cut them out ASAP.

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WHY IS MINERAL OIL BAD FOR YOUR SKIN? Mineral oil is an extremely common ingredient in personal care products from moisturizers to foundation to lip balm, and it is also an ingredient in a myriad of hair products. Baby oil, for example, is made entirely of mineral oil. Unfortunately, the use of mineral oil in

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It is common knowledge that different people can get very different results with the same product. Experts usually explain this fact by variations in individual body chemistry. Sometimes it is indeed true. However, quite often the truth is far simpler. Different people often get different results because they apply skin care products differently. “It is

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you’re not alone, we get them too Puffiness in the eye area is a common manifestation of mild facial edema. Edema is a term for the excess fluid accumulation in soft tissue manifested by swelling. Edema stretches the skin and eventually leads to wrinkles and sagging. The eye area is particularly prone to edema due

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An easy trick that will perk up your baby blues! The skin under the eye is particularly thin and tends to sag easily. Therefore, TONING is particularly important for this area. Keep in mind that true toning is not the same as temporary tightening achieved by “instant lift” type of products. These products use chemical

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