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Cleansing and Exfoliating: How to Do It Right

Cleansing and exfoliating are two of the most important components of healthy-looking and healthy-feeling skin. There are a wide variety of cleansers, scrubs, and peels on the market to serve these very purposes. With that in mind, how do you know which ones to use? And what’s the best way to cleanse and exfoliate? Below is a step-by-step explanation of how to properly clean and exfoliate your face. Cleansing Wet your face   You’ll want to start by wetting your face with warm water. You can either splash warm water on your face several times until it is thoroughly wet, or you can run hot water over a towel and lay the towel over your face for two minutes.  ...

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5 of The Best Men’s Skin Care Products, and How to Use Them

Skin care products and routines have been popular topics for the past several years, mostly among women. However, proper skin care is just as important for men. Sure, many lotions and creams may seem “girly,” but there are plenty of skin care products that are equally suited for men. Here are some of the best skin care products for men and how to fit them into your routine: Glycolic Acid – Glycolic Acid is an ingredient that has long been trusted for exfoliating dead, dry skin cells from the surface of the skin. Not only can these dead cells make your skin appear dry and flaky, they can also worsen the look of any wrinkles or fine lines by making...

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7 steps to setting up the best skin care routine

7 steps to setting up the best skin care routine It’s important to care for your skin on a daily basis. Here are some simple tips to set up the best skin care routine. Know your skin type Oily skin tends to be shiny or greasy looking, and is prone to enlarged pores and acne. Dry skin is usually rough and flaky, and has an increased need for moisturization. Combination skin has dry spots and oily spots, and needs to be addressed more topically. Sensitive skin gets irritated easily with alcohols, acids, and other harsh ingredients. Normal skin is not very oily, dry, or sensitive and is suited to use most cleansers, moisturizers, and skin care products. Cleanse your skin...

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