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THE REAL REASON YOU NEED TO CLEAN YOUR MAKEUP BRUSHES

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Posted by 09.02.16

According to a Beauty in the Bag poll conducted earlier this year, 70% of us aren’t washing our makeup brushes as often as we should—and here’s how often we actually do it…

Once a week: 30%
Every 3 months: 27%
Every 3-6 months: 20%
Never: 23%

This is disturbing, considering we’ve all be told that washing our makeup brushes regularly is as important as washing our faces each night going to bed. The purported reasoning behind this cosmetic edict is that dirty makeup brushes are a breeding ground for bacteria, but this isn’t actually the case, according to board-certified dermatologist Lisa Donofrio, MD of New Haven, Connecticut.

“I’ve been a practicing dermatolo

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WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING…

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Posted by 10.16.13

Have you ever noticed that when you don’t get enough(or any)sleep,it shows all over your face?When you’re over tired,your skin acts tired too in the form of lackluster tone,texture,dark circles,and sagging.On the other hand,when you have had your full 8 hours,skin looks healthier,rosier,more vibrant,and even feels springier.Lisa Donofrio,MD“Lack of sleep causes blood vessels to dilate and leak,which contributes to dark circles.It makes you look sad and older,”says Lisa Donofrio,MD New York City dermatologist. Rubbing your eyes doesn’t help either. Burying your face in your pillow is also aging because it creates sleep creases that can later turn into wrinkles and pools fluids that cause

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WINNING….BY A NECK

Posted by 09.26.12

A sleek and subtle neck, free of lines and wrinkles, is a classic sign of beauty. This has been true for thousands of years as The Bible’s Old Testament Song of Solomon claims, “Thy neck is as a tower of ivory.” Still, a beautiful neck may be one of life’s gifts that we all take for granted, until signs of aging creep in.

Unlike other body areas, the neck unfortunately is more vulnerable to gravity and aging. That’s because neck skin is especially thin, there’s less collagen to provide support, and there are fewer sebaceous glands to deliver natural suppleness. Overtime, even in thin adults, neck skin may become crepe-like and loose.

One day we may catch our reflection an

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