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Does Dune Glow Remedy Really Work? I Tried It For A Week And Here’s What Happened.
With the weather being as hot as it is, it’s been hard for my body to adjust. Not too long ago, a heat wave blanketed Southern California, bubbling up to sweltering triple-digits. This was bad news for my skin. While I absolutely love basking in the sun — summer months are what I look forward to — the hot, hot rays combined with low humidity translated to breakouts and irritation. What’s more, high temps increase water loss, which often left me dehydrated, and consequently, battling a case of the blahs. Given that water is key to the proper functioning of every process in your body, we all know the damage not getting enough of it can do; Fatigue, dizziness, a drop in blood pressure, mood shifts, brain fog are just to name a few. So, it was at the right time, really, that I heard of Dune, a new wellness drink that promised to amp up collagen production and imbue my skin with some much-needed hydration.
I Got Rid of Bad Skin For Good
Let's start with a backstory! I recall having teenage breakouts, likely from lots of sugar and greasy foods. That soon turned into monthly cystic breakouts on my forehead, which throughout my 20s moved down to my jawline and cheeks.
6 Ridiculous Practices Considered as Popular Beauty Trends in the Past
How far are you willing to go for the sake of beauty? Could you drink human piss? Or bath in dung for better skin? Our ancestors were definitely up to the challenge, going to bizarre lengths in order to look hot.
The Lies We Are Told
"It'll go away" "It's not that bad" "You'll have great skin when you're older" These are just a handful of the lies that I was told about my acne growing up. It didn't go away. It was that bad. I'm older now, and guess what, I don't have great skin.
5 Ways to Grow Your Hair and Edges Naturally
Some people prefer to keep bald heads. Others, full, long hair. Some others, medium to low cut hair. Regardless of what your style is, own it, rock it and please, enjoy doing what makes you comfortable. Without prejudice to anyone, this article is focused on persons who love and intend to keep long, full hair; and by extension, those who love to grow their edges.
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How I Changed My Skin Care Routine to Start From Within
Winter has always been my favorite season. Between the Holidays and peaceful snowfalls, it’s a magical time of year. But without that sun-kissed glow that I have in the summer, my skin is left looking dull and pale all winter long.
Makeup My Mind
Before I begin I would like to mention that this is only a personal account and that I cannot and do not speak for other professional makeup artists.
- Second Place in The Remarkably Real Challenge
The Girl of 1,000 looks "Well if it isn't the girl of 1,000 looks," he'd announce with amusement. This greeting came at the start of every shift, as I strutted into the bar sporting a new hairstyle. While 1,000 looks was considerably generous, I was no stranger to the overnight walla-magic of my Black hair. Faux locs, platinum gray knotless braids, Peruvian curly or body wave, I rocked them all.
The Incredible Success Story of Jackie Aina
Of all the vloggers on YouTube, few have shown as much promise or had as big of an impact as Jackie Aina. She began her journey back in 2009, uploading videos that were groundbreaking for their diversity, especially with regards to the representation of dark-skinned women who weren't just relegated to being cast in traditionally non-beautiful roles.
What They Don't Tell You About Acne
Acne is still a taboo subject. Aside from a few remarks like, “Oh I have so many blackheads,” or “Ugh, I can’t wait to pop this pimple,” people don’t really like to talk about it. Especially cystic acne.
Signs Your Shampoo and Conditioner Just Aren't Cutting It
It's the beginning of December, and the weather is starting to finally cool down in my home state of South Carolina, and as is normal during the winter months, my hair is beginning to dry up. I have to load my hair up with conditioner because it gets soaked up so fast.
4 Need to know Acne advice from Dermatologists
It never occurred to me the importance of a proper skincare routine until I entered puberty. At first, I had no idea what was going on, what was causing my skin to break out, until the last 2 years of high school. I can still remember the Biology teacher going through the material on the Reproductive Cycle, then explaining how estrogen and internal body changes contribute to acne. Then in medical school, I truly understood what was happening. Now once I know what will occur I can definitely help myself and others.