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11 Homemade Exfoliating Face Masks for Clearer Skin
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11 Homemade Exfoliating Face Masks for Clearer Skin

As mentioned in my 10 Step Guide to Fading and Treating Acne Scars, exfoliation is one of the most important things you will need to do as a part of your skin care regimen.  This process is especially important for reducing dark spots and blemishes. What is exfoliation? Simply stated, exfoliation is a process that involves removing dead skin cells from your skin.  Most exfoliating agents contain natural ingredients used to soften the skin and remove contaminants to make way for healthier and more refreshed looking skin. The Benefits of Exfoliating Skin There are several benefits that you will receive from exfoliating your skin.  Here is a list of 10 of them: Removes dead skin cells To remove excess oils from the skin To unclog pores Allows products to deeply penetrate your skin and work more effectively Speeds up the skin renewal and regeneration process Helps improve the appearance of […]

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3 Simple & DIY Yogurt Face Mask Recipes for Gorgeous Skin
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3 Simple & DIY Yogurt Face Masks Recipes for Gorgeous Skin

If you want to indulge in a creamy snack but don’t want all of the sugar and calories that most food under this category packs, then you should certainly go for a healthy yogurt. Using Yogurt Face Masks for Your Skin Quite similarly, if you want a beautifying face mask without the unknown and sometimes harmful chemicals that some beauty essentials incorporate, then you should try the following yogurt face masks… Sweet Honey and Yogurt Mask Is your skin dull? Are you suffering from dark spots that just don’t seem to go away? Then try this sweet and simple yogurt mask variation. Here are the ingredients: 2 tbsp. yogurt 1 tbsp. honey Combine the ingredients, and apply on your face and neck, paying particular attention to blemishes. Leave it for 15 minutes or so before washing with warm water. With its various nutrients and antioxidants, yogurt offers you a smoother, […]

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3 Simple & DIY Homemade Green Tea Face Masks for Acne
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3 Simple & DIY Homemade Green Tea Face Masks for Acne

Green tea’s popularity has grown in leaps and bounds in the past few years, thanks to people’s newfound awareness regarding its numerous health benefits. Aside from being a more nutritious alternative to water and a favorite among flavor for sweets and beverages, however, green tea is also an excellent ingredient for natural face masks. Benefits of using Green Tea Green tea has a ton of benefits.  In fact, it’s an ingredient that is used in some of the most popular and brand name beauty products like  to a line of . Some of the main health and beauty benefits of using green tea include: Works perfectly as a skin toner Reduction of puffy eyes and under eye circles Protects the skin from sun damage Prevents fine lines and wrinkles Contains antioxidants Green Tea Face Masks Recipes If you love green tea and want to have clearer skin, then you should […]

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Oatmeal Face Mask for Acne & Scar Treatment
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Oatmeal Face Mask for Acne & Scar Treatment

Oatmeal is used for much more than just breakfast food. Since 2000 B.C. oatmeal has been used to heal and treat all types of skin conditions.  As quoted in an article by Sharecare.com from NYC Dermatologist Amy Weschsler, oatmeal is great for your skin for the following reasons: To naturally moisturize and keep your skin to keep it hydrated, softer and firmer Oatmeal contains natural cleansing agents that will keep your pores unclogged To prevent and treat dry and itchy skin To preserve the natural protective barrier that prevents harsh chemicals from penetrating your skin To restore your skins natural pH What else does oatmeal treat? In addition to combating acne related skin conditions, the oats in oatmeal are very effective in treating other problems such as poison ivy, diaper rash and chicken pox.  In fact, the anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidants properties found in oatmeal are one of the main ingredients […]

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Lemon Face Mask for Acne Scars & Spots
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Lemon Face Mask for Acne Scars & Spots

Lemon has been used for centuries to cure and treat a variety of conditions.  It is currently one of the most used and effective fruits found in a lot of DIY home remedies and face masks that many people use.  The nutrients and other vitamins found in lemon naturally lighten acne scars, reduce blemishes and even tone skin. In fact, lemon was a popular ingredient that the Ancient Egyptians drank and ate—believing that it would protect them against food poisoning and other sicknesses in general. How does lemon treat acne scars…exactly?   Lemon contains L-absorbic acid—a nutrient that is an anti-oxidant and natural skin cleanser The citric acid in lemon exfoliates the skin and removes dead skin cells to make way for newer more refreshed skin Lemon has natural skin lightening nutrients that help fade acne scars and spots Lemons contain natural antibiotic properties that fight off bacteria that causes […]

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