Shea Butter: Uses, Benefits, Buying tips

Shea Butter: Uses, Benefits, Buying tips

Skin Care & Beauty
If you are looking to find a great natural beauty product for your skin or hair, then shea butter is a wonderful choice. Read on! The shea butter has been made globally famous due to its many uses that are discovered every day. It is known for its uses in skin treatment, hair treatment, and cooking benefits. It is widely used in the beauty industry because of its benefits on the skin and hair. It is now used commonly in the making of creams, soaps, foundations among other cosmetic products. So What Exactly Is It: Shea butter is an oil that is derived from the seeds (nuts) of the shea fruits/tree (Vitellaria paradoxa). These shea fruits are found on the shea tree that grows mainly in the rich soils of…
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Stretch Marks: Causes and Prevention

Stretch Marks: Causes and Prevention

Skin Care & Beauty
  Stretch marks: These long, narrow streaks or stripes or scars that appear on the skin can be horribly disgusting and doesn’t look too appealing when we see on others, not to talk of when we see it on any part of our own body. Also referred to as striae, stretch marks like you probably know are irregular lines or streaks on the skin where it has been stretched or distended, especially due to pregnancy or obesity.   A stretch mark is a type of scar that develops when our skin stretches or shrinks quickly. The abrupt change causes the collagen and elastin, which support our skin, to rupture. As the skin heals, stretch marks may appear.   Not everyone develops these narrow bands on their skin. Fluctuating hormone levels…
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Wrinkles: Causes and Prevention

Wrinkles: Causes and Prevention

Skin Care & Beauty, Women Health
      The formation of wrinkles is something which mostly comes with age. But even at that, it is important for you to know that a lot of young men and women out there some even in their early 20’s are already beginning to experience wrinkles and lines on their faces. Wrinkles now is no longer a thing for the elderly anymore but now many young people are joining the league, and thus the question arises “What causes wrinkles, and how can it be prevented?”. Wrinkles can be noticed mainly on your face, hands, and neck.   But By the way, what are wrinkles? Wrinkles are fine lines that begin to appear on the face due to the fact that the dermis loses its elasticity due to the loss…
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Bathing Mistakes to Avoid

Bathing Mistakes to Avoid

Skin Care & Beauty
    Showering seems simple enough, right? You get in, lather up, rinse off, and get out. Well, it turns out there is actually a lot that could go wrong in the 10 minutes it takes the average individual to shower and these common shower mistakes can ruin your skin.   Bathing is an everyday habit and a huge part in our lifestyle and beauty regime, emphasis should be laid on doing it the right way at all times. So, just so you know, there’s actually a right and wrong way to bathe! When you bathe correctly, it soothes aching muscles and sore feet, relieves stress, betters blood circulation, and relieves headaches and back aches. But, making some mistakes while bathing (which most of us do) can turn this otherwise…
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Preventing Signs of Premature Aging

Preventing Signs of Premature Aging

Skin Care & Beauty
This ability of human beings to grow old known as aging, is one that is totally inevitable, no matter how much we would want to run away from it. Many things cause our skin to age. Some things we cannot do anything about, others we might be able to handle and influence. One thing that we cannot change is the natural aging process. It plays a key role. With time, we all get visible lines on our face. It is natural for our face to lose some of its youthful fullness. We notice our skin becoming thinner and drier. Our genes largely control when these changes occur. The medical term for this type of aging is “intrinsic aging.” We can influence another type of aging that affects our skin. Our…
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