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SLOUGHING IT – A PEEL PRIMER

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Posted by 08.14.18

What tops your wish list of #skingoals? We’re pretty sure that brighter, softer, smoother, more even toned, and younger are right up there. Free of acne lesions most likely also ranks high, and let’s not forget the perennial favorite, fewer fine lines and wrinkles. One of the primary ways to get there is via peels.

By sloughing off dull, dead, dry surface skin cells, tried and true acid peels can work wonders for all skin types. Exfoliation happens primarily on the outer layer of your skin, the stratum corneum. Exfoliation, either mechanical or chemical, accelerates the shedding process to reveal healthy, fresh skin cells. Chemical exfoliation is all about fruity enzymes like papaya, pump

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SPECIAL EDITION #GORGEOUSGIVEAWAY: NATIONAL #CleanseYourSkinWeek

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Posted by 08.01.18

Surprisingly, with the vast array of skin cleansing tools, cloths, gels and creams around, most of us don’t cleanse properly. You may be leaving a layer of grime on your skin before going to bed without even knowing it.

In honor of National #CleanseYourSkin Week, Beautyinthebag is giving away one gorgeous skin-expert approved cleanser every day from August 1 – August 7.

5 cleansing tips for healthy skin:

You’ve heard it before, but cleanse your skin and remove all traces of makeup and eye makeup before bed time.
Don’t reuse disposable wipes. They are labeled “single-use” for a reason.
Lots of lather doesn’t mean a cleanser is good for your skin or that it’s actually cleansin

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GUEST EXPERT: A HAIR SURGEON’S GUIDE TO WOMEN’S HAIRLOSS

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Posted by 07.30.18

A typical head of hair loses approximately 100 strands per day, but if you’re noticing an excessive number of hairs on the pillow in the morning, in the shower drain or in your comb, this may be a sign of female pattern hair loss. Rather than causing large balding areas, female hair loss typically presents as a widening part or scalp visibility in some areas. Excessive shedding can also be due to an underlying health problem or scalp issue, which results in temporary hair loss called Telogen Effluvium.

Regardless of cause, hair loss typically worsens if left untreated, which is why it’s important to visit a qualified hair restoration physician if you suspect a problem. He or she will

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5 DERM-APPROVED WAYS TO BRIGHTEN DARK SPOTS

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Posted by 07.27.18

Skin discoloration can add years to your visage, even if you have smooth, lineless skin courtesy of at-home skincare and professional intervention such as BOTOX and fillers. With summer in full swing, extra sun exposure can make dark spots worse, despite your most diligent sun protection efforts.

If summer has you seeing spots in the form of freckles, lentigines, melasma or other dark patches, fret not because there are a variety of ways to brighten your overall complexion both at home and in the doctor’s office. Over-the-counter and non-prescription dark spot brighteners may include kojic acid, glycolic acid, retinol, licorice extract, vitamin C, arbutin, mulberry, soy and polyphenols.

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