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Pimple Types

You know a pimple when you see one, but do you know what makes whiteheads white and blackheads black? Check out this video to become an amateur zit expert.…

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Does Skim Milk Cause Acne?

The National Dairy Council denies that milk intake causes acne. In my 3-min. video National Dairy Council on Acne and Milk, I profile what a study of 47,000 women supported by the National Dairy Counc…

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4 Common Skin Problems and Remedies

We all know that beauty is more than skin deep, but the state of our skin can speak to a lot more than beauty—it’s a reflection of our health. As the largest organ, our skin requires constant care and…

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5 Surprising Pimple Remedies

By Laurel House, Planet Green You can wear a loose shirt if you’re feeling bloated and apply some self-tanner if you’ve spent too much time indoors, but no matter how much makeup you apply, it’s …

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Make Your Own Aromatherapy Face Cream

This natural aromatherapy facial cream is easy to make and perfect for dry skin or problem skin (particularly hormonally-linked problem skin).  It makes about 3 medium sized jars. To make the face …

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7 Myths About Skin Care

When you eat a lot of chocolates or junk foods, you will get acne. Skin care products with the word ‘natural’ on the label are good for you. Pimples are caused by poor hygiene. How many of these …

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10 Things You Should Never Do to Your Skin

Your skin is your protector that meets and greets your external world. As your body's largest organ, the skin serves as a waterproof covering that helps keep out foreign invaders and protects against …

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DIY for Oily/Acne-Prone Skin

The most green thing you can do for your beauty regime is to make your own face and body oil. It is so incredibly easy and fun to do, and will save money, energy, and trees (no packaging!). When …

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Weight-Loss With Yarrow

I've heard of the herb yarrow spoken of with great respect over the years, so it was with interest that I read about it in Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy, by Suzanne Catty. Until I did, I hadn't rea…

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A Gem For All Types of Skin

Back in the heyday of whaling, sperm whale oil was a beauty secret for skin. But even if whaling were legal now, who would want to cause harm to those magnificent whales? Here is a beautiful plant-bas…

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