Non Toxic, Holistic Beauty Advice — skincare

Serengeti, The Ultimate Illuminating Mask | #GLOWBABYGLOW

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By Alexa Santory This week’s Beauty School lesson is all about getting the glowiest, cleanest skin with our new GLOWBABYGLOW kit. Today we're exploring the ingredients of the second mask in the regimen-- Serengeti Papaya Ultra Illumination Face Mask! Keep reading to get a full breakdown of the ingredients and how they work together to reveal your glowiest skin ever. Let’s talk papayas! Aside from being a super pretty fruit, papaya has some amazing skin benefits. Nature’s skin brightener papaya contains BHA (beta hydroxy acid), a chemical exfoliant that sloughs off dead skin cells. It’s also an antibacterial that helps remove the dirt...

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How to Use Essential Oils to Improve Your Skin

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By Alexa Santory   Here at Belle Bar, we’re firm believers in adding essential oils to not only our products, but also to your daily routine in general. The healing effects of essential oils can lead to relief from pain, stress, anxiety, and lack of sleep. They’re also super effective as skincare. Today in Beauty School, we explore essential oils for skin and which ones work best with every skin type, issue, and ailment. How can I figure out my skin type? Oily skin is one of the easier skin types to identify. Does your t-zone shine bright like a diamond...

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The Importance of SPF No Matter Skin Tone | Summer Beauty Care

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By Alexa Santory     There's this myth that if your skin has melanin, you don't need to wear sunscreen. Well, ladies and germs, summer is right around the corner and it's time to get real about SPF. We’re about to blow your minds because that theory is just false. It's 2018 and at this point, if it's not an essential part of your beauty routine, wyd????? UV RAYS In every science class I’ve taken since elementary school, the main phrases they pounded into our heads were “holes in the ozone layer,” “Ultraviolet rays,” and “the mitochondria is the powerhouse...

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Skin Balance & pH: Recap

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By Sydney Boryga April 28, 2018     Maintaining balanced skin is absolutely essential. What you eat, the products you use, and lifestyle habits all affect the pH on your skin. Here's a quick rundown on what pH balance is and how to manage it.   PH is used to determine our skin’s balance and alkaline-acidic level. Our “acid mantle” is our skin’s protective line of defense, designed to fight against disruptive pH factors, but it can easily be disrupted! The skin is most happy at a pH of 5.5, but you don't need to get a measuring kit and...

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Balanced Skin is Beautiful Skin

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By Sydney Boryga April 24, 2018   Let’s take it back to high school. It’s a sunny day and Beyonce just dropped Single Ladies, but you’re stuck in chemistry class. Your teacher is throwing out words like “alkaline” and “acidic” and you remember them, but only until your next final. Fast forward to the present and those vocab words regain importance in your life, except rather than needing to know them for an exam, you need them to switch up your skin care routine.   Yes ladies and gents, it’s time to go back to basics. This week we’re talking...

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