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Skin Care Tips — Dark Spots

Why You Should Not (Over) Exfoliate

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Why You Should Not (Over) Exfoliate

Yes, we all know it's important to exfoliate your skin. But, did you know you can over exfoliate?  Why is this fact also important?  For the health of your skin, you should know when, how to exfoliate your skin and what skin care product you should use. What is Exfoliation? Exfoliation of the skin is the removal of the dead skin cells released from the stratum corneum of the epidermis.  To be replaced with new cells  moved up from the basal layer of the epidermis. Let's start with this fact. Nature’s management of the shedding of dead cells is called desquamation.  Up to about...

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13 Skincare Ingredients To Reduce Hyperpigmentation

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13 Skincare Ingredients To Reduce Hyperpigmentation

With so many skincare products on the market, how do you choose the correct product your hyperpigmentation?  First, lets look at what causes hyperpigmentation.  Hyperpigmentation is caused by an increase in melanin. Hyperpigmentation is the result of overactive melanocytes, the cells responsible for producing melanin.  Melanin is a pigment that exist in most living things  and determines hair and skin color in humans.   Melanin protects DNA from ultraviolet radiation. While hyperpigmentation it is one of the most common skin conditions, it can be difficult to treat.  It affects women and men of all ethnic groups. Anyone concerned about dark spots, age spot and hyperpigmentation...

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A Few Basic Facts About Vitamin C & Skin

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A Few Basic Facts About Vitamin C & Skin

  Vitamin C is: One of nature’s natural antioxidants. Can be used to treat and prevent changes associated with environmental aging.  Essential for collagen production. The active cosmetic form of vitamin C is ascorbic acid. Safe for daily usage. Helps correct hyperpigmentation Side Effects: On rare occasions vitamin C has been known to sting, cause erythema or dryness.  This slight reaction can be corrected by adjusting your moisturizer.   Be careful when you apply vitamin C around your eyes.     Should You Use A Vitamin C Serum?  Yes,  Vitamin C can be absorbed through the skin with topical applications.   Exfoliating...

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