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An Ayurvedic Approach to Curing Acne, Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog, I explained how the overgrowth of bacteria is only an effect of underlying imbalances in the body, but not the ultimate cause of acne….

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Warning: Watching Reality TV Can Be Hazardous to Your Skin

Although many people find watching reality TV shows quite entertaining, a recent study demonstrates that college students who watch reality TV shows are at least twice as likely to use…

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An Ayurvedic Approach to Curing Acne, Part 1

Almost everyone has experienced at least the occasional pimple during adolescence and many battled chronic acne during those tender teenage years. But 20% of Americans continue that battle with acne…

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What’s a Serum? (And Do You Need One?)

As you’re shopping for skin care products and reading endless articles about the latest and greatest skin savers, you’ve probably come across loads of products called serums. But … what…

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How to Heal Your Winter-Ravaged Lips

A week doesn’t go by without someone in my life complaining about her dry, chapped lips – at least during the wintertime. Cold, dry air pulls moisture out of the…

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5 Dermatologist Secrets for Great Skin

Sure, you could spend thousands of dollars and hours of your time going to a fancy dermatologist’s office to makeover your skin with lasers and needles, but why not go…

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Sharecare Top 5: Sex Tips, Zit Myths, Healing Fruit and More

Here’s what health seekers on Sharecare were interested in this week. 1. Get It On! Want to heat things up in the bedroom? Step one: Use your words. Step two:…

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Possibly the Easiest Path to Fewer Pimples

Take a moment to picture all of the dirt, grime, pollution and day-old makeup on your skin at the end of the day. It seems obvious, but the way you…