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Sun Safety: Skin Damage Prevention

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Sun Safety: Skin Damage Prevention

Getting some sun exposure is important to a healthy immune system! Sun exposure helps our bodies to produce vitamin D, which is vital for calcium absorption for strong bones. However, over exposure to ultraviolet rays can be detrimental to the skin, eyes, and immune system. Consistent and excessive sun exposure can cause cancer and premature skin aging.  Here's some information about the sun and some ways you can prevent damage: While tanning is your skin's response to sunlight to making more melanin, there is a fine line between healthy exposure and over exposure. Tanning DOES NOT prevent skin cancer. It would...

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Skincare Tips: Determining Your Skin Type

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Skincare Tips: Determining Your Skin Type

 The beautiful thing about being unique is that none of us are exactly alike! Same goes for our skin; we all experience different types of issues, but it all depends on our skin type. The main three skin types that we can categorize our skin into are either Oily, Normal/Combination, or Dry. But, even then, we can fluctuate between the three depending on the environment, our diet, and/or skincare products we're using. Determining your skin type can help you to figure out which skincare and makeup products are ideal for you. For example, if you have Dry skin, opting for...

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How Hormones Affect Your Skin

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How Hormones Affect Your Skin

Let's be real: being a woman is AMAZING but it comes with a few hitches here and there. Our bodies are capable of doing wonderful things, and our hormones can impact so many different parts of our body, even our skin! Throughout the month, you may notice that you have fabulous skin days, and then days where a pimple may pop up. Here's a quick rundown of your cycle and some potential solutions so you can have clear skin all month long, regardless of your hormones! Day 1 - 6 (Your Period) Your hormones are "low," which may cause your skin...

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How To Store Your Skincare Products

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How To Store Your Skincare Products

 There's been a lot of hype lately with using adorable mini fridges to store skincare products! While there are some products that potentially should be stored in the fridge, it might not be the case for ALL of your products. Here's some tips when it comes to storing your favorite skincare essentials! The Darker, The Better The main thing to keep in mind with any makeup and skincare is to keep it out of direct sunlight! Depending on how your bathroom or vanity in your room is situated, do your best to keep your products either stored away in a...

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Sexy Valentine's Day Fun!

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Sexy Valentine's Day Fun!

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, which means lots of steamy fun with your other half! Okay, we definitely feel that EVERYDAY should feel like Valentine's Day if you're in a relationship, but this particular day reminds all of us to love our partners and do something a little extra special with them. We've got some fun date night ideas for you to enjoy this year: Netflix and Chill Cozy up and chose a romantic movie or series! We recommend "365 Days." We don't think there will be anything "chill" about checking out this hot film. Shower Power Nothing...

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