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The Ultimate Skincare Routine to Naturally Brighten Your Bikini Area, Knees, and Elbows

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The Ultimate Skincare Routine to Naturally Brighten Your Bikini Area, Knees, and Elbows

Wedding season is upon us and that means brides everywhere are paying a little bit extra attention to their bodies, exfoliating a bit more often and moisturizing more regularly. But amidst all the scrubs waxing and plucking a lot of women scrutinize themselves a bit too much, finding flaws where there are none. While we…

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Lydia’s (Source Beauty Founder) Recommendations For Best Face Primers

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Lydia's (Source Beauty Founder) Recommendations For Best Face Primers

You know how they say, ” the foundation of success in life is good health”, well the foundation of flawless makeup application is a good primer. Get ready for the summer heat with these beauty editor-approved makeup primers. “A good face primer will help fill in enlarged pores for a smoother finish, stave off shine, and give…

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Beauty Editor Shares Her 6 Steps to Night time Skincare Routine

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Beauty Editor Shares Her 6 Steps to Night time Skincare Routine

We all know that going to bed without washing your face is bad for your skin. But where to start and which products should you use? To start with an evening skincare routine needs to be a high priority for you – especially if you’re in your 30s and onwards. You see at night your…

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The Skin Detox That Changed My Face

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The Skin Detox That Changed My Face

I was never the teenager dealing with tons of acne, nor did I have flawlessly even and glowing skin. When living in a dryer climate I lean toward ‘combination’ skin, but in more humid environments it becomes oily. My makeup routine over the past 15 years has ranged at any point in time to include…

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Eat to Glow: How Nutrition Affects Your Skin

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Eat to Glow: How Nutrition Affects Your Skin

Skin is one of the most powerful indicators of health. It’s true that what you eat matters when it comes to a healthy outer appearance – you can buy the most expensive creams, treatments, and makeup in the world, but if you are not nourishing yourself from within you won’t be able to avoid fine…

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All About Sunscreens: Types, Brands, and Recommendations

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All About Sunscreens: Types, Brands, and Recommendations

You need to protect your body using SPF all year round, but it is especially important now as the summer and heat are fast approaching. When making your choice of which SPF brand to go for, always look for a ‘broad full-spectrum’ SPF – one that protects from both UVA (they cause aging) and UVB…

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#CrispBeauty: 8 Skin Rituals from Around the World

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#CrispBeauty: 8 Skin Rituals from Around the World

We took the time to highlight some of the world’s most known health and beauty techniques practiced around the globe. Most of them can be done in your own home and have been used for thousands of years. Rooibos Tea The native African tea is used in South Africa not just as a refreshing drink,…

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How to Manage Your Acne with Diet

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How to Manage Your Acne with Diet

The diet-acne connection is strong, and making some changes to what you eat have been shown to be just as effective as abrasive topical acne treatments in extreme cases. The first food group which has been strongly associated with skin problems is dairy. Milk and milk products are pro-inflammatory; and in people with already unstable…

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8 Beauty Resolutions to Make Before You Turn 30

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8 Beauty Resolutions to Make Before You Turn 30

You wake up one morning to find a gray hair staring back at you in the mirror. There are changes in your body too – a fine line appears here, some less than tight skin appears there. Then the reality hits you: You’re not ‘young’ anymore, but you’re not ‘old’ either. You’re in that stage…

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How to Make Your Summer Look Last

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How to Make Your Summer Look Last

The best time of the year is knocking hard on our doors. However, thanks to the humidity and heat, problems like our makeup not staying in place, our eyeliners melting or even our overall complexions turning extremely oily arise more often than we’d like. As a makeup artist, I’m sharing with you my tips for avoiding…

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