Do You Suffer From These Two Irritating Problems When You Shave?

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It’s one task that I dread, and that I have to do every day. It doesn’t matter whether I do it first thing in the morning or last thing at night. It’s the practise of taking a very sharp blade and dragging it across my face. With the intention of removing my facial hair, without […]

Facial Skin Care and Shaving – 3 Tips

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When it comes to shaving creams and lotions, I’ve found that a shaving gel works better for me than a cream or lotion. I have used a shaving brush and the appropriate shaving soap, and found that to be a good alternative. Shaving gels, especially those for sensitive skin, seem to be less irritating than […]

Aloe Vera – Is It Really A Wonder Plant?

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The fact that aloe vera is to be found amongst the ingredients of so many products means that you may not give this amazing plant a second thought. You might know that it’s in many skin care products and that it is good for burns, but that could be about it. If you are fortunate […]

Protect your Skin from the Sun

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You’ve heard it over and over again: you need sunscreen everyday, rain or shine. So why, in a survey done by the Consumer Reports National Research Center in 2010, did 1/3 of the respondents say they didn’t use sunscreen at all? Mostly, because of looks and feel. People would rather look tan than protect their […]

Best Natural Sunscreen: Beyond Coastal Natural Clear

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I’m the type of person who thinks hard about almost everything I put on or in my body. Call me paranoid–but I have a huge fear of getting cancer. As a result, I’ve become a bit label-obsessed, and refuse to use or eat anything with an ingredient I don’t recognize. I run into a bit […]

How Does Sunscreen Work?

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Sunscreen falls into two main categories: chemical sunscreens and natural sunscreens. At the moment most mainstream sunscreens fall into the chemical category, although that’s something that could change with time and progress. Chemical and natural sunscreens work in different ways. Chemical sunscreens absorb UVA and UVB rays, but the ingredients can irritate your skin. Natural […]