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Ingredient of the Week: Lemon

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Rich in alpha hydroxy acids, vitamin c and citric acid, products containing lemon will help balance and brighten skin tone when used over time. Since this fruit contains natural AHAs, it helps to exfoliate the skin by removing dead skin cells, giving it anti-aging benefits as well. You may read more about exfoliation in our blog post HEREContinue reading “Ingredient of the Week: Lemon”

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Avocado: Nutritious and Good for your Skin!

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We all know how delicious avocados are in guacamole or on toast but did you know that avocados have numerous skin benefits?

Avocados are very rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals which is why it is highly beneficial in skincare. Due to this fruit having natural anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and moisturizing properties, it is able to soothe and hydrate dry, itchy skin. Continue reading “Avocado: Nutritious and Good for your Skin!”

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Benefits of Ceramides in Skin Care

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Ceramides are naturally occurring fats in our body that serve as the main component of skin’s outer structure. They protect the delicate surface of the skin and help to lock in moisture. Ceramide lipids (along with cholesterol and other fatty acids) are basically the glue that binds our skin cells together, creating a strong and protective barrier against external damage.

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