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Hormonal Acne

Hormonal Acne

Let's talk about hormonal acne!
If you're prone to breakouts on your chin, lower lip or jaw areas, it's highly likely that the cause is a hormonal imbalance that is occurring within your body. Hormonal breakouts are a bit tricky to reduce. You will have to have an exceptional skin care regimen in place but more importantly you will also have to make sure that you balance your hormone levels. The only way to do this is through diet!


Plan Of Action to re-balance hormones naturally:
Cut out refined sugar from your diet. A cheat once a week is good for...


Vitamin C for breakouts

Vitamin C for breakouts

Let's kick off breakout week with one of our most important tips to get rid of acne and breakou


Tip 1: Vitamin C the hell out of it!
A study in 2009 tested the vitamin c levels of individuals that struggle with breakouts/acne. Individuals that struggled with breakouts had an average of 40% less vitamin c in their blood stream compared to clear skinned individuals! That's huge


We recommend supplementing with vitamin c by consuming fresh citrus fruit, kiwis or peppers or by simply popping a vitamin c supplement. Vitamin c is a super potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant which will prevent...


Beauty Myth : Parabens

Beauty Myth : Parabens

I feel like parabens have been in the media fire line for absolutely no reason at all. It's like the skin care equivalent of the Burkini - people deem it to be dangerous however after reading all the toxicology reports and doing a heck of a lot of research it's clear that there is absolutely zero evidence that states that it is harmful.

The drama initially began when a researcher found that paraben metabolites were found in cancerous breast tissue. Soon after the panic over parabens began, the researcher who conducted the study (P. Darbre) responded in Journal of Applied...


All about exfoliation

Exfoliating is a key component to making sure that your skin looks radiant, healthy and clear. When you don't exfoliate as often as you should, your skin will accumulate a layer (or layers if it goes on for long enough) of dead skin cells. This dead skin cell build up can aggravate acne and congestion. It will also prevent your creams, serums and oils from being absorbed into your skin. Ever bought a product and after trying it, you tell yourself that it really doesn't work well at all???? One explanation for this is simply that the product doesn't work...


At home facial for normal/dry/dehydrated skin

At home facial for normal/dry/dehydrated skin

If you've ever wanted to give yourself an at home professional facial at a fraction of the cost we have the tools for you. The steps below is for normal/dehydrated/dry skin.

1. Cleanse skin and use warm water or hot towels to remove the cleansing product.
2. Exfoliate using a fruit acid exfoliator. The one we recommend is our power fruit facial peeling which contributes to brighter, clearer skin.
3. Tone using a gentle toner.
4. Apply a cream based hydrating mask such as our Aqua Benefits Moisture Mask. This will put back moisture into dry, dehydrated skin. Rinse off thoroughly.
5. Apply our neroli...