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Are Facials Worth Spending On?

Are facials worth the money? You might have been on the edge of trying out a facial because you know, that’s one of the ways you can show your skin some love and you’ve heard many raving about the results. Or you already get facials regularly and swear by it. Last year, Americans spent $17 billion on spa services. From treatments that can hydrate your skin or minimize pores and fine lines.     The beautiful women on the posters with flawless skin make you want to open your wallets and spend on that facial. It promises you that you’ll walk out with instantly fresh and better-looking skin. I dug a little deeper and facial have a lot more to...

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The Underrated Benefits of Charcoal

Have you heard the about the charcoal hype? It’s everywhere! It’s even in your smoothies. So is it just a new trend or is charcoal the new coconut oil. It was once considered the universal antidote. It’s basically carbon, it looks like fine black powder from bone char, coconut shells, peat, petroleum coke, coal, olive pits or sawdust. It has many benefits, from whitening teeth to curing hangovers. Activated charcoal works by trapping toxins and chemicals, preventing their absorption. It has been used in the hospitals to treat alcohol poisoning and drug overdoses. It’s included in beauty products because it acts like a magnet for dirt and other pollutants. When applied to the skin as a mask, the impurities from...

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4 Reasons Your Acne Is Coming Back

You’ve been doing what everyone says, drinking plenty of water and eating clean. However, your acne just doesn’t clean up! Gosh, it lightens up but is never fully going away. You’ve tried so many products and all the DIY masks that you could. You wake up every morning and check the mirror hoping it’s magically disappeared but nope, it’s just casually hanging out at the same spot you left it.   There may be some sneaky reason why your face won’t clear up, and you should be careful. I don’t blame you though, even I was shocked at most of them.   Overusing Products Binge-watching YouTube day/night skincare routines? And then impulsively ordering skincare products to get the same glow?...

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4 Japanese Skincare Secrets That Your Skin Needs

Do you ever look at Asian women and think “Do they even age?”. Or am I the only creepy one staring at their beautiful skin and being envious (I hope I’m not alone). Their flawless complexion and even skin is praiseworthy. There skincare routine may have the answers you and I are longing for. Japanese women don’t think of skincare as a chore, they indulge in it. It’s an act of love towards themselves. Recently, I’ve been using my night time skincare routine as a self-care practice. It’s meditative and I make it feel so luxurious.     I began looking into Asian techniques to glowing skin and found Japanese women really know what they’re doing. Amanne Sharif, the communications...

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5 Common Vitamin Deficiencies That Show on Your Face

Vitamins and minerals are crucial for healthy functioning bodies. And you’ve probably heard that you should be taking supplements, but how would you know which vitamins? Even though, you’re eating your greens and servings of fruit. You still may be deficient of certain vitamins and suffering related symptoms. It can hold you back from performing your best everyday so it’s important to be aware and include ways to increase your vitamin intake. Here are five essential vitamins and symptoms of their deficiency to look out for:   Vitamin C Vitamin C is one of the key ingredients found in many antiaging skincare products. It can be found in the epidermis and dermis. It plays a vital role in producing collagen...

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