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What about natural treatment for rosacea?

Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels on the face. It can also produce small, red, pus-filled bumps. These may flare up for weeks to months and then go away for a while. Natural treatments using essential oils offer a great way to keep rosacea under control.  For rosacea we recommend using Sustain (oil cleansing protection) which contains argan oil to assist with inflammation and oxidative damage. It can reduce the appearance of rosacea symptoms, as well as calm the skin and reduce redness. Omega fatty acids comprise the majority of argan oil. It is rich in omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, possessing very strong anti-inflammatory and moisturising qualities – both of which are critical for managing rosacea....

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Assisting with body acne & hyperpigmentation

Dark marks or spots left behind after a spot or pimple heals, can be even more aggravating and distressing than the spots themselves! Also known as Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), this discoloration of the skin that follows an inflammatory wound or spot is the skin's natural response to inflammation.  For dark marks, including old acne scars, or body hyperpigmentation we recommend using products that contain turmeric as it has strong anti-inflammatory properties. These properties are essential for evening your skin texture, skin tone and skin complexion. It also works well for preventing body acne and blemishes on the skin. Turmeric oil can moderate any excess melanin production in the skin in order to ease hyper-pigmentation.   Turmeric   Products containing turmeric include Polish (turmeric...

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Coping with dark circles under eyes or age spots

Dark circles under the eye are extremely common in men and women. Usually accompanied by bags, dark circles can make you appear older than you are and also difficult to get rid of. Though they can affect anyone, dark circles are most common in people who are elderly or those with a genetic predisposition to periorbital hyperpigmentation. It also affects people from non-white ethnic groups (Black and Asian) as people with darker skin tones are more likely to be impacted by hyperpigmentation around the eye area.  The best ingredients for coping with dark circles under the eyes or age spots includes aloe vera gel to soothe skin and naturally reduce dark circles and glycerin to plump the skin around the eye area, regenerate fresh...

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How to treat uneven skin tone?

For uneven skin texture and skin tone or hyperpigmentation, we recommend using turmeric as it has strong anti-inflammatory properties, which are essential for evening out skin texture, skin tone and skin complexion. It also works wonders for preventing acne and blemishes on the skin. Turmeric oil can moderate any excess melanin production in the skin in order to ease hyper-pigmentation. You can find turmeric in Stroke (double cleansing protection) and Polish (turmeric body scrub).  Stroke (double cleansing protection) also contains citric acid, which is great for brightening the skin. It works by gently exfoliating skin and removing any dead skin cells. Citric acid helps correct uneven skin tones, dark patches, scars, as well as age spots and dark circles under the eyes. The skin under the eyes is sensitive and therefore calls for gentle...

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How to cope with cystic acne naturally?

What is acne?  Acne is a very common skin condition that causes spots and oily skin. The most common symptoms of acne are spots on the face, back and chest; with oily skin that might be oily and painful to touch. Acne may be linked to hormonal changes or could be hereditary. There are a multitude of ways to treat acne, but there are natural ingredients that you can use to treat acne and cystic acne.    What is cystic acne?  Cystic acne is a very severe type of acne where the skin's pores become blocked. This can lead to infection and inflammation in the skin. Cystic acne is a skin condition that mainly affects the face, upper body and upper arms....

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