Congested skin is primarily caused by a combination of impurities, sweat, dead skin cells and natural oils. If this becomes trapped within the pores, it can cause whiteheads or blackheads to develop on your face, usually along your cheek or t-zone region. Whiteheads usually appear as firm white bumps on the surface of the skin, while blackheads are very are clogged pores that remain open and start to darken due to oxidation. While poor dietary habits or genetics can be factors, a lackluster skin care routine can also contribute to congestion, which left untreated may eventually evolve into acne. Fortunately, it is simple to incorporate effective skincare products into your daily life to help avert this.
Have you ever felt like certain skin care products are all wrong for your skin? They work great on your friends but never seem to address your issues. Attempting each new product only ends up in a cycle of doubt as different problems and reactions arise. Not to fear! Your skin isn't “broken” – you are probably just using products that aren't right for your skin type. To find your perfect skincare product mix, you first need to determine your skin type. Then the pieces fall into place! Here’s how.
Valentine's Day isn’t just about celebrating your love for your partner, family and friends. Make it about celebrating the love you have for yourself! Self-love and self-care go hand in hand, so DIY spa day is one of the best ways to show yourself the love. It’s intimate, on your time, and allows you to choose your own products! Read on for our recommendations to make create the perfect spa-at-home experience.
Have you ever finished a long week of work, only to realize your skin is dull and congested? In today’s society, stress levels are at an all-time high. Increased technology may have helped increase productivity, but it has also increased multi-tasking and overall volume of tasks. The added stress can wreak havoc on our skin, leaving us with dull, irritated, or even inflamed complexions. Sometimes we don’t realize the effect stress has on our skin until the damage is already done. This is where incorporating adaptogens into our skincare routines can help.
It’s no secret that bright, glowing skin comes from things that boost wellness from the inside out, like getting eight hours of sleep, drinking plenty of water, focusing on positive feelings, and learning balance in our lives.
The start of a new year is the perfect time to renew our outlook, our motivation and even our lifestyle regimens. After a holiday season of overindulgence, packed social schedules and added stress, the toll can show not only on our bodies, but our skin too, by way of a dull, lackluster complexion and depleted energy. Thankfully just a few simple steps can help you destress, decompress and detox for skin and body that feel like new!