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Dry skin can be a real drag. But in addition to helping it from the outside with a good care, like our Bergamot-infused face moisturizer, body lotion or lavender-infused Argan oil, there are a ton of good foods that can keep your skin soft and hydrated, too. Here are a few of our faves: Cucumbers: This super-hydrating veggie is 95% water with a high antioxidant level that can help to keep skin looking young. Sweet Potatoes: A tasty tuber with a ton of vitamin A that can help promote skin renewal and reduce dry skin. Olive Oil: Good fats and vitamin...

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You take care of your skin, washing and moisturizing regularly and treating when necessary. But, if you’re not showing your skin and makeup brushes or sponges the same kind of love, you could be setting yourself up for a bevy of bacteria and unwanted breakouts (ugh!). Here are our tips for keeping your brushes at peak performance.  Once a week at minimum, twice is even better, round up your brushes and makeup blender sponges and apply water with a bit of gentle soap or baby shampoo. Gently massage each brush using your hand or a textured silicone mat so the...

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If you’re looking to up your makeup game in 2020 a bold lip should definitely be on your must-try list. But before you end up looking like a burger-loving clown, try out our tips to make the most of your pout.  Exfoliate: Just like your skin, lip exfoliation is essential. Wipe your lips with a damp washcloth or an exfoliator made for lips. The process removes the dry, flaky skin on the lips surface while making them soft and smooth.  Prime: Much like the way an eye shadow or face primer helps to ensure your makeup stay on all-day, a...

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Mud, charcoal, yogurt, avocado...anything can be turned into a mask nowadays. But what exactly is the point of a mask? A mask is an additional skincare step, used once or twice a week, that enhances your daily skin routine. Each mask is unique in what it can offer and, depending on the component, has its own special skin care help. Your skin can benefit from an extra boost of hydration or vitamin C, oil-absorption, acne help and more.  So how do you know what mask to choose?  If you’re looking to exfoliate and deep clean a gentle, yet effective fruit-based...

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From cleaning to endless hand washing, dry hands and chipped, peeling nails are a drag—but they don’t have to be. We’ve pulled together some tips for keeping hands and nails in tip-top shape all year long.  Nail health is more important than nail length, so keep nails trimmed and keep a file or emery board handy to smooth out any jagged or rough spots that can lead to bigger breaks.  A gentle scrub can exfoliate dead skin cells and make skin appear brighter and softer. Follow with a hydrating moisturizer and you’ll be good to go.  Don’t trim your cuticles,...

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