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Four Game-Changing Beauty Habits That Originated in Africa

It's no secret that Africa is home to some of the most talented and inspiring beauty brands in the world. For millennia, Africa has been a haven for innovation in beauty. From the ancient Egyptians to modern-day pioneers, African women have shaped the way we approach beauty today.

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Surprising Reasons You're Breaking Out !

Surprising Reasons You're Breaking Out Don't worry. No matter how bad it feels to have a pimple on your face, there's almost always an explanation for why it's happening. And we're here to help figure out what's causing your breakouts so you can stop them before they start! Wearing Hats/Masks You've probably heard that wearing hats can cause breakouts, but you might not know why. When your hair follicles are blocked from the air they need to stay healthy and clear of bacteria (which causes acne), they get clogged with oil and dead skin cells. This makes them more likely to become inflamed and infected by bacteria, leading to a blemish. The same goes for your face: if it's covered up...

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Chemicals to Avoid When Choosing your Skincare

Chemicals to Avoid When Choosing your Skincare Natural products are free of harmful chemicals, preservatives, and additives that may cause long-term damage to our skin. These ingredients have been proven safe over time and do not pose any risk to our bodies. Our body absorbs these chemicals differently than synthetic ones. Synthetic ingredients are absorbed directly into the bloodstream while natural ingredients are broken down and metabolized by the liver. Here are some chemicals to stay away from when choosing your skincare. Parabens-Parabens are preservatives that have been linked to cancer. They are commonly added to cosmetics to prevent bacteria growth and keep ingredients fresh. However, they have been shown to cause breast cancer in lab rats. Mineral Oil-Mineral oil is often...

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What Skin Type Am I? Knowing Your Skin Type Is Important

Don't know your skin type ? Find out here   If you're feeling like your skin is out of control, you're not alone. Many people feel like they don't have a good grasp on their skin type and what products they should be using. This can be especially true if your skin type changes frequently. One way to get a better handle on your skin is to understand the different types of skin. There are four main types of skin: normal, dry, oily, and combination.And figuring out which category your skin falls into is the first step to getting flawless skin. Once you know your skin type, you can target your skincare routine to your specific concerns.  Not sure what type...

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