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  • Posted on 5 04 2017
  • By Mikelle Watterworth
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Your big day is coming up this summer, you know you want your pictures to be perfect, after all you are going to have them for a long time. Your dress has been carefully chosen, the rings are all set, now is the time to focus on you! Your goal of a smooth, glowing complexion

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  • Posted on 29 03 2017
  • By Mikelle Watterworth
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We talk a lot about our years of combined experience.  It’s safe to say we’ve learned a few things over the years.  Here are our Top 10 Acne Fixes: Don’t pick. If this could be number 2 and 3 without being redundant it would be. To say don’t pick is incredibly cliché. Every magazine article

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DID YOU KNOW ~ that Charcoal can be transformed into Activated Charcoal, which can then be used in cosmetic products? ???   Activated Charcoal is a form of carbon processed to have small, numerous pores that increase the surface area to adsorb different particles like oil, dirt, makeup, bacteria and other micro-particles. It helps improve

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I met Sam* several years ago, when he was just 14. At that time he had been struggling with acne for 3 years already. His acne had been diagnosed as being “Grade 4”, the most severe clinical diagnosis for acne you can get. He struggled with multiple painful cysts, that were very red, very swollen

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DID YOU KNOW ~ that Bisabolol is a cosmetic ingredient that is extracted from chamomile essential oil? ⚗️⚗️⚗️ Bisabolol has natural ? anti-inflammatory ?properties. In fact, a number of studies have shown that it reduces inflammation and redness. That means it can help ? soothe ?and calm your skin, particularly if you suffer from acne, redness, rashes, rosacea, psoriasis, sunburn, and

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Getting rid of acne can be a challenge. It’s even more challenging in Calgary, where the cold, dry weather means we need to take extra precautions to not over dry skin that is breaking out. (Over drying skin can cause skin to compensate for the dryness by producing more oil, which in turn can cause

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DID YOU KNOW ~ that Benzoyl peroxide (BPO) acts as an antiseptic/ antibacterial when applied to the skin? ??? Because P. acnes (the bacteria that causes #acne) can live in your pores (as it is a lipophilic, anaerobic bacteria), BPO works to reduce the amount of acne-causing bacteria. BPO also performs two additional functions: the first is oxidization.

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  • Posted on 2 03 2017
  • By Mikelle Watterworth
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Acne. It sucks. We all hate it.  But why do some people keep getting breakouts while others grow out of it?   The top contributing factors to acne breakouts are bacteria, oil, dead skin cells, hormones and inflammation. Each person dealing with acne has his or her own unique combination of those causes, making the

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