Posts tagged clean skincare
Dark Spots: Why You Get Them And Ways To Reduce Them

Dark spots, or hyperpigmentation, occurs when some areas of the skin produce more melanin than usual… Wait a minute, hyperpigmentation… Melanin… What does all this mean?

Hyperpigmentation is when patches of skin become darker than the normal tone of an individual’s complexion. This is also known as dark spots. This is common and caused by several factors.

Melanin is pigment that gives our skin, hair, and eyes color. Dark-skinned people have more melanin in their skin than light-skinned people.

So, how do we get hyperpigmentation (dark spots) ? Simply put, dark spots are the result of overproduction of melanin and/or free-radical damage (UV light).

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The Balancing Act for Your Skin.

How do you get and keep healthy and glowing skin? Restore it’s pH balance. Our skin has a natural pH balance of 5.5; slightly acidic. Oily skin has a higher pH, thus being more alkaline and increasing the risk of infection and bacteria growth. Dry skin is lower in pH and therefore more acidic; this causes more inflammation, itching and irritation to occur.

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Get the Rosewater Glow

Formaldehyde, Parabens, and Phthalate, oh my! Almost as harrowing as lions and tigers and bears to Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, is the dangerous chemicals lurking in our facial products. But what’s a girl to do when everything mass marketed to us contains such ingredients? Go natural, girl! Rosewater is your skin’s new best friend…

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