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How to Dissolve a BOTCHED SPRAY TAN

26/07/2021

We adore the fact that most modern people are privy to the fact that frequently tanning to keep up a deep summer bronze is, how do you say, not good. Hello dark spots and melasma, hello fine lines, hello premature aging, and even skin cancer. It’s a serious risk, and the best skincare advice that our favorite aestis and derms can give is to wear sunscreen and limit exposure. The problem is, we look so good with a little extra melanin. Skin appears smoother, leaner, and even-toned,…

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What exactly is micellar water, and do you really need one?

21/07/2021

Micellar waters have been lining the shelves of French pharmacies for years, but have only relatively recently become a regular on the average skincare shelf. Despite their popularity, confusion still remains over what exactly a micellar water is, and what they should be used for.   WHAT IS MICELLAR WATER? As the name suggests, micellar waters are primarily water, but boosted with micelles: small cleansing oil molecules that attract make-up and grime, making them ideal for gently removing make-up and…

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My Favorite After Sun Lotions

02/07/2021

As much as you try to avoid the sun while staying in your sunbed, it will somehow get to you. All those hours spent at the beach might let your skin dry and you might also get sunburned. Years ago, the after-sun lotion was not considered a necessity in your “things to pack for the holidays” list. Nowadays, people are aware of the benefits the skin gets when using an after-sun product. Now everything is about refreshing the skin, keeping…

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What Are Jade Rollers?

01/07/2021

Long before jade rollers became a signature of the #selfcare Instagram, they were integral to Chinese skincare. Like gua sha tools, jade rollers have been used for centuries to destress, massage, and maintain the skin, and in recent years, they’ve surged in popularity in Western beauty routines. Yet despite the jade roller’s storied history, the tool’s efficacy has been (somewhat unfairly) doubted. To learn more—from what jade rollers really do to how to use them for the best results—we reached out to…

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The Top SKINCARE TIPS for Your 40s

01/07/2021

Welcome to my new monthly series: Ask Sarah. In this column, I’ll be answering beauty and wellness questions submitted by our Pooshies. Up first is a skincare request from Krista Cormier, a reader based in Massachusetts. What are your top skincare tips for entering your 40s? Every decade comes with a new skincare mission. In our teens, it’s all about keeping acne at bay. Our 20s are about prevention: preventing fine lines, sun damage, and still, yes, acne. Our 30s are about recovery … and anti-aging.…

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Scarlett Johansson Launching Her Own Skincare Brand

29/06/2021

After dominating the film industry, Scarlett Johansson is trying her hand at beauty. The actress announced that she will be launching her own skincare brand in 2022 in partnership with beauty/fashion executive Kate Foster. Johansson will serve as the Founder and Chairman of the new unnamed company, while is credited as the Co-Founder and CEO. The brand is being funded by The Najafi Companies, a private investment firm that is also behind Tracee Ellis Ross’ Pattern Beauty. While the Marriage Story star has held several…

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Healthy Ways to GET A TAN

16/06/2021

We recently received this story request during our CCO, Sarah Howard’s, Q&A on our private Facebook group. We couldn’t help but wonder, how many other humans need to know healthy ways to bronze this summer? Before we get into our safe suntanning tips, we must remind you to book your annual melanoma check. Yes, do it right now. Take 10 minutes to call your dermatologist and schedule your appointment, and then we give you permission to keep reading this article. For most, a sun-kissed glow boosts…

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Differentiating Different Types of ADULT ACNE

07/06/2021

We are always trying to fight the passage of time. We may fear the signs of aging and cling to our youth, but the only thing from our younger years that seems to persist is … acne. Doesn’t our skin know that’s not what we were thinking when we wanted to look 17 again? However, our skin changes as we age. In fact, it’s even been said that our bodies’ cells are completely transformed every 7-10 years, making us each individually, cellularly, a completely different…

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6 sun exposure myths that are damaging your skin

01/06/2021

Melanoma skin cancer incidence rates have soared by 45 per cent since 2004, according to figures released by Cancer Research UK. In people aged 25-to-49, melanoma skin cancer is the second most common cancer, but according to the charity almost 90 per cent of cases could be prevented if people took better care of their skin in the sun – both at home and on holiday. In fact, getting sunburned just once every two years can triple the risk of melanoma…

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The Importance of SPF in Your Life

27/05/2021

For many wearing SPF is seen as a necessity that should be applied only in summer, especially while on holidays. SPF should be seen as our ally when it comes to protecting our skin from sun damage. We have seen so many people staying for hours in the sun getting tanned without keeping a protection for their face like a hat. That idea of getting the “sun-kissed” effect for those Instagram pictures is totally wrong. SPF should be part of…

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