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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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How can facial massage improve skin?

Facial massage tools can assist with a range of skincare benefits.  Jade Roller Facial Massage Formed of solid jade stone, a jade roller should be used to massage the face in a particular motion. By gently massaging the lymphatic system these rollers help to eliminate puffiness. The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs below the surface of the skin that help to eliminate toxins and waste from the body. This historic Chinese skincare tool has two stones with the largest used for bigger surface areas e.g. cheeks and forehead and the smaller stone ideal for under eyes and around the mouth. Key benefits of the jade roller include reducing puffiness in the face as it promotes lymphatic drainage. The cool and smooth...

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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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What's the best oil for your skin type?

Like It On Top offers a range of skin and body care products made from only natural and vegan ingredients. We offer face oils for all skin types. Here are our recommendations based on whether you have dry skin, normal to combination skin, oily skin, acne prone skin, hyperpigmentation or mature skin:Dry Skin The best face oils for dry skin include avocado oil, sweet almond oil, apricot oil and camellia oil; with essential oils such as lavender oil, geranium oil, jasmine oil, rosehip oil and cedarwood seed oil. You can find sweet almond oil in Sustain (oil cleansing protection) and Polish (body scrub protection). Sweet almond oil contains omega-3 fatty acids to heal acne and other facial scars and may...

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