Being Confident in your Own Skin

    Seeing how children view their bodies compared to adults in this video produced by the Jubilee Project, a group of individuals who believe that doing good is contagious, reminds us of how we once thought of ourselves.  Why does growing up mean we have to want to be skinnier, taller, prettier, or just plain different than we are.  Loving yourself doesn’t have mean you don’t exercise or try to eat healthy, but it does mean looking at your motives.  Remember to do these acts to better yourself because…

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Coffee Can Do Wonders For Your Skin

In honor of National Coffee Day, everyone should know the amazing things coffee does besides giving you your daily caffeine fix. Coffee can be used for a number of d.i.y recipes all intended to reduce under eye puffiness, cellulite, or exfoliate. The caffeine in coffee contains anti-inflammatory properties, which is what reduces puffiness and redness. So, if you struggle with under eye dark circles/puffiness, cellulite, inflammation, or dry skin, here are some great recipes that you can incorporate into your daily routine.   Exfoliating Face Scrub:   3 tablespoons of…

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Lupita Nyong’o Spreads A Beautiful Message On Sesame Street

Lupita Nyong’o has always been an advocator for being comfortable in your own skin and embracing your skin color. She has made numerous speeches about accepting her dark skin and seeing it for how beautiful it really is. There’s no doubt that her confidence shines bright as she shows the world that dark skin looks good in any and every color. Well now, Lupita is spreading her message to kids with her most recent appearance on Sesame Street. In this segment, her and Elmo talk about skin and how regardless…

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Keeping Skin Flawless

Having acne free skin is not easy, especially if you are a female who likes to wear makeup but forgets to remove it at night. Wearing makeup is what females use to enhance their selves to feel prettier, but it can also cause oily skin and pimples to appear.

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D.I.Y. Face Masks For Beautiful Skin

Everyone wants to have beautiful skin but skin products are usually pretty expensive (at least the good ones). Little do you know, there are great alternatives to these expensive products that you can make yourself. They take a few ingredients that you most likely have in your kitchen already. They are super easy and if you do have to buy some of the ingredients, you won’t be spending more than five dollars. Green Tea Sugar Scrub This green tea sugar scrub will leave your skin super soft. The sugar exfoliates while…

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Fade Dark Spots for under a $1

For all who have been following me, you know that I have been on a skin care regimen to clear up all of the dark spots on my skin. Recently my sister told me about a secret that cost less than 50 cents. She used to have dark marks all over her face but over time I noticed that they were clearing up. I asked her what she used and you won’t believe what she said…Lemon!!!!!  The results were right in front of my face and I could not deny…

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Olive Oil, the Great Makeup Remover

Do you want an easy, quick, and effective way to remove all of your makeup? Well you should make Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) your best friend. EVOO is great for this use because it has shown to cause fewer breakouts for most skin types. Not only that, but EVOO also makes your skin smoother. There are several ways to use EVOO to remove makeup, but the most effective is this one. You’ll Need: Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) Wash Cloth Step 1) Rub some EVOO in your hands and…

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