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Benefits of INFRARED HEAT AND RED LIGHT THERAPY

23/11/2022

If you’ve been sitting, waiting, wishing for ways to help improve your overall health, calm stress, and reduce inflammation without you having to leave the comfort of your couch, you’ve come to the right place. Yep, such wonder exists—meet infrared heat and red light therapy. We’ve sung the praises of these two therapies on Poosh before—needless to say, big fans over here. Infrared heat comes from infrared light; we can’t see this type of light, but we feel it as heat. Red light is similar…

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The Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2022

22/11/2022

The time has finally come for us to think about those Christmas gifts. Oh yes, your eyes are not playing games with you. You don’t want to end up without any ideas when it comes to buying something special for your loved ones. If you are smart enough you can start buying your gifts right away and hide them. Advent calendars have become so popular these past few years. They never fail as a present, because they include everything a…

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COLD vs. WARM Water: The BEAUTY and BODY GUIDE

18/11/2022

While we’re all for bending the rules from time to time (life’s too short to always play by the book), there are guidelines that you should try to stick to when it comes to deciding between cold and warm water—whether you’re drinking it, showering in it, or washing your face with it. If you’re looking to boost your beauty or your bod, here’s what you should know. Cold Water BEAUTY BENEFITS Have bags under your eyes? This is a case…

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5 Ways to Get Longer Eyelashes

10/11/2022

Admittedly, there is nothing more tedious than having to take off your mascara or falsies after a night out, especially on a hot summer evening. For those of us who occasionally skip our nighttime skincare steps, accidentally waking up with remnants of mascara still on is unpleasant and uncomfortable, but what is the alternative? Instead, skip the mascara and falsies and go with your natural eyelashes. If you weren’t blessed with Twiggy-level lashes, though, no need to fret— follow this guide on how to get fuller, longer lashes.…

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Should you be SKIN CYCLING?

07/11/2022

TikTok has popularized some good trends (sea moss gel, rice water for hair growth, these sex tips, etc), along with a lot of not-so-great trends that should not be attempted (sunscreen contouring, Nyquil chicken, sparkling water + balsamic vinegar = “healthy Coke,” etc). Today, we’re looking at skin cycling, a method of applying skincare products. It’s a four-day cycle that alternates between active ingredients and “rest days” that focus on hydration and repairing the skin’s barrier. It looks like this: Night 1:…

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3 Simple Ways To Deeply Hydrate Your Skin – According To The Experts

02/11/2022

Most trips to our favourite facialists result in a diagnosis of the dreaded dehydration. However much you look after your skin, it’s a common problem to be faced with. In fact, recent consumer research shows searches for “hydrating skincare” are up 86 per cent on last year. “Dehydrated skin is skin lacking water or that which has reduced ability to hold onto water, and it can feel tight, dry and, in more severe cases, you could see scaling and irritation,”…

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Beauty Secret: Skin Icing

24/10/2022

With all the cons that social media comes with, we have to admit that its pros have given us much valuable information that would otherwise be hard to find. Through Instagram or Tik Tok we are getting all sorts of information, including everything about fashion and beauty. Speaking of beauty, K-Beauty became a massive trend, thanks to social media. Recently another trend is getting a lot of importance: skin icing. Skin icing is basically everywhere now on Instagram reels and…

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ACNE-FIGHTING TIPS from Kourt and her Facialist

24/10/2022

Two people whose skincare advice we will always follow: Kourt (ofc) and celebrity facialist (and friend to Poosh!) Sharlena Hassani. Kourt has been getting facials from Shar for the past couple of months, a major stars-aligning moment for those of us dealing with breakouts. During Kourt’s most recent appointment, they started swapping tips for fighting acne—and obvs we had to know more. Below, all the acne-fighting intel from Kourt and Shar. An antibiotic alternative “I usually take one capsule of oil of oregano daily, but…

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The Expert Guide to Squalane

18/10/2022

In the world of skincare ingredients, squalane has quickly gone from under-the-radar to everywhere. It’s celebrated for its healing, moisturizing magic, and it’s referenced in clean beauty conversations. But what, exactly, is squalane? And what do you need to know to best utilize its hydrating potential on your own skin, hair, and body? We speak to key experts—from biochemists and international ingredient specialists to dermatologists and aestheticians—to get the lowdown on the latest skincare hero. Here’s what you need to know about…

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How to OVERLINE YOUR LIPS

18/10/2022

Let’s line those lips … err, overline them. We know, we know, it’s not a new trend, but have you actually mastered the technique? If you’re shaking your head no, we go you. Ahead, we’re sharing the three most important tips to achieve the illusion of a fuller, plumper, and juicier pout. STEP 1: EXFOLIATE Exfoliation will rid your lips of any dry, scaly flakes and bring circulation to the area. This extra blood flow naturally fills a few cracks for an…

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