Are Facials Good for Your Skin?

facials good for skin

Facials can be amazing for the skin, if done with the right products and the right massaging movements and techniques. There are many types of different facials including cleansing, steam, exfoliation, masks, peels, creams and lotions. Lotions are great for moisturizing and massaging, both which are necessary for healthy and glowing skin. Facials are normally

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5 Reasons to wear sunscreen all year long

reasons to wear sunscreen

Most sunscreens leave you a greasy mess. And nothing ruins a beach day like having to rub cream all over your body every 60 minutes—except maybe massaging a bunch of ground-up shells and chemical-filled, coconut-scented lotion into your slightly burnt skin. Despite the inconvenience, sunscreen is necessary! Luckily, new sunscreens make the whole process easier

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Cure dry skin: 5 tips to better skin

cure dry skin

Environmental stressors, pollutants, makeup and even soap, can cause imbalance and disruption in the skin’s pH balance. A natural pH level is a balance between your skin’s level of acidity and alkaline. When your skin’s PH level is too alkaline, your skin becomes dry and sensitive leading to skin conditions like eczema. Dry skin slows

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How smoking causes wrinkles

smoking cause wrinkles

It’s hard enough to see the wrinkles suddenly appearing in places you don’t care for it to be. It’s even more difficult to imagine looking like you’re 70 when you’re still in your 40s. Guess what? It does happen. And it’s even more common for people who smoke. It is believed that smoking reduces the

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How Free Radicals Age the Skin

free radicals anti aging

You may have heard from many skin care products that “protect against free radicals”, insinuating that free radicals age the skin. There are also diets that specifically include foods that protect against free radicals in the environment. But what are free radicals and why are they harmful? What are free radicals? Free radicals are atoms,

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Valentines Skin Care Giveaway

valentines skin care giveaway

It’s that time of the year again – the one that makes you crave chocolate truffles, sweet tarts, and those chalky candy hearts…February! We know that it’s a holiday created by the greeting card industry, but if it gives us a chance to indulge ourselves, who gives a heck. This February we’re giving away the

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Is sugar aging you faster?

is sugar aging you faster

We all know our diet impacts our overall health, but did you know it can impact how your skin ages? Our skin is our biggest organ, and it is susceptible to both internal and external environmental factors. When our diet is unbalanced, our skin suffers, particularly through the process of glycation – and it all has

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How to repair sun damaged skin

It can be challenging to repair sun damaged skin, but it is not impossible. Sun damage and ultraviolet radiation really does a number on the skin, and can damage it severely. When skin is damaged by the sun, the following things happen: Collagen fibers are damaged Elastic fibers are damaged Natural nutrients are reduced Using

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Craziest Beauty Trends of 2017

2017 has to have been one of the most amazing years in the history of beauty revolutions. But along with revolutions come regrets and mistakes. Natural beauty was kicked to the curb last year in favor intense drag-style makeup trends, and we’ve put together a list of some of the craziest beauty trends of 2017

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How to Treat a Sunburn

treat sun burn

After excessive drying from a sun burn, the skin begins to peel off. In this case, it is necessary to stay hydrated but you can apply topical nutrients to minimize the effects.   1. Olive Oil Olive oil has skin-nourishing fatty acids that work as an excellent moisturizer for dry skin. The oil coats the

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Harmful skin care ingredients to avoid

harmful skin care ingredients

Today it seems like every skin care brand is trying to convince you that their products are just what you need, yet no one talks about the harmful skin care ingredients involved. Luckily, the David Suzuki Foundation for Environmental Protection conducted a study of the most harmful cosmetic and skin care ingredients. A list of 12 most

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Winter Skincare Giveaway

We’re giving away a bunch of unique prizes in our Winter Skincare from Around the World Giveaway, including lots of luxurious products to make you feel warm and fuzzy on the outside. Winning is easy… all you have to do is: Tag 3 friends in a comment on our Facebook Post Like Solscense on Facebook Follow Solscense on

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