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Can face exercises cause wrinkles?

Wrinkles after years of face exercises?

I was in my mid-20s when I started to notice faint wrinkles on my face. I was worried and asked myself if facial exercises I was doing to slim the face (I read that such exercises may help) were guilty.

I read and researched almost every bit of information on the internet. And I found the following:

Face exercises may cause wrinkles. Forehead wrinkles, laugh lines and other facial lines come from using your face muscles. If you laugh a lot, you will get laugh lines – guaranteed. read more

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Does caffeinated soap really work?

Sometimes, we want to save time in the morning, and an idea of getting the caffeine kick right in the shower appeals to many people.

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So, does caffeine soap really work?

According to hundreds of reviews on Amazon and other websites, caffeinated soap doesn’t work so well for a regular coffee or energy drink users. It’s just too low on caffeine to wake you up. But if you aren’t a coffee junkie, it may help. Some people swear by it.

This study (opens in a new tab) says that caffeine penetrates through skin, but it was mixed with ethanol (alcohol). It means skin probably absorbs caffeine worse when caffeine mixed with water.

The other issue to consider is dry skin. Caffeinated soap usually dries skin a lot. And if you already have dry skin that would be a disaster.

Try it before you buy here: Free Caffeinated Soap Sample (opens in a new tab)

Conclusion: Caffeinated soap is a decent product for people who don’t rely on caffeine much. But for heavy coffee drinkers, it’s a waste of money and potentially new problems with skin. Use your due diligence.

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How To Deal With Dry Skin

When it comes to skin, most of us fall into one of three categories our skin is either oily, dry, or a combination of both. Very few people have what’s considered “normal” skin. With this being the case it’s important to know how to care for your skin. Skin care is not a “one size fit all” fix, especially when it comes to having dry skin. Dry skin is not fun, but the good news is that it is manageable. Most dry skin is caused by external problems, which means the best way to treat it is externally. Following the helpful tips below will help to keep your dry skin under control.dry skin metaphor

Use Sunscreen

The market has a plenty of good and organic sunscreen products. You can choose whatever you want, but look for organic labels and do your research first. Or, you may try the free sample of tanning butter.

Wash your face

You should make it a habit to wash your face at least twice a day, once in the morning and at night before going to bed. You want to avoid cleansers that will dry you out even more. An oil based cleanser is best for your skin type. When cleaning the skin, make sure you’re gentle. The skin is very sensitive and rubbing too harsh could cause irritation to the area. When washing make sure you use warm water. This helps to open the pores.

Avoid long baths and showers

Even though a nice long bath may feel great, it’s not great for your dry skin especially if you’re bathing or showering in hot water. The water dries your skin out even more. Try to limit your baths to five to ten minutes and only once a day. If at all possible you should avoid using tap water. The deposits found in tap water dries the skin out even more. Mineral water would be best. When choosing a soap make sure you get one that’s good for dry skin and only use where it’s absolutely necessary like your underarms and your groin. For more moisture you can also add a few tablespoons of olive oil to your water. Baby oil is also a good skin moisturizer. When drying off make sure you pat your skin dry versus rubbing it. Rubbing strips the skin of the essential oil it needs for moisture. When you can allow your skin to air dry instead of towel drying. read more

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