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5 Natural Products for Dry Skin

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  1. SpaRitual Open Minded Organic Sugar Scrub – This is a great body scrub for dry dull skin types. Great to use before a self tanning product is applied for better application and longer lasting results.

  3. Caudalie Pulpe Vitaminee Regenerating Concentrate – This product is packed with 100% plant-derived ingredients to brighten and nourish your skin.

  5. Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel – You can use this peel as a weekly skin boost. The peel contains alpha hydroxy acids to gently, yet effectively exfoliate and brighten your skin.  This product also comes in a sensitive skin formulation. Allure magazine gives this peel their seal of approval.

  7. Fusion Beauty PureFusion Super Charged Time Reverse Radiance Renewal Serum – This is a great skin treatment for anyone who is dehydrated. It also addresses fine lines and wrinkles boosting protein production in the skin.

  9. Melvita Essentials Firming Mask – This mask works great for dry, aging skin in need of moisture. You can also leave it on overnight for added hydration.

There are many different products out there that are natural, gentle, and effective.


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What’s New In The World Of Organics?

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Melvita SkincareOne product line new to is Melvita. Melvita has been around since the early 1980’s developing organic skin and body care. This line is the number one certified organic brand in France and now is happy to be carrying it. Melvita has made an organic commitment to ensure their products are safe, effective, and made with organic ingredients. That means they do not contain parabens, synthetic fragrances or colors. They also do not contain polyethylene or polypropylene glycol. By the Ecocert France standards organic products need to carry a certain percentage of organic material. 95% has to be natural, 10% needs to be organic, and 95% of the total plant based ingredienents have to be organic. In addition the packaging of organic products that are used are required to be recyclable. The facility where the products are manufactured, are required to use natural ingredients to clean their equipment with.

Melvita exceeds current environmental standards, setting new goals for future organic companies to live up too. Melvita carries a full line of face, hair, body, and even supplement oils. Some of their best selling products include Essentials Frequent Use Shampoo, Naturalift Anti-Wrinkle Cream, and Essentials Hydrastim Moisturizing Gel.

This is definitely a line worth looking into, if you are searching for an organic skin care line that is committed to maintaining high quality products with beneficial results.

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DIY Beauty Tip: How to Make A Homemade Facial Mask

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DIY Beauty Tip: How to Make A Homemade Facial MaskA facial can easily be made, simply with the contents of your refrigerator. Its quick, its cheap and its fun! There are so many different ways to make a mask, so get creative and don’t be afraid to experiment.


First step in making a mask you will need to whip together a “base”, this will be the foundation of your mask and will store indefinitely and a “binder” which will be needed to hold all of the ingredients together. You will only want to add your binder and fresh ingredients  until the time you’re ready to apply your mask.




Base Ingredients:


  • 1 cup kaolin (fine clay) powder


  • ¼ cup corn flour


  • 1 tablespoon finely ground rolled oats or other binder


  • 1 tablespoon dried skim milk powder



Binder Ingredients:


  • Eggs


  • Yogurt


  • Honey


  • Flour


Once you have gotten that down, now its time to get creative! Here’s a list of ingredients and their benefits to help you customize for your skin type.


Apple: slightly acidic; soothes and ready to apply the mask the base ingredient can be pre-mixed and sealed in a tight jar until your ready for use. It gently exfoliates.


Asparagus: stimulating; heals acne


Carrot: antiseptic properties


Apricots: moisturizes, soothes and cleanses


Celery: brightens tired, dull skin


Turnip: deeply cleanses


Yogurt: moisturizes and balances skins pH


Cucumber: cools, soothes and heals, helps even skin tone


Raw potato: helps clear blemishes and eczema


Orange juice: hydrating and anti-aging


Lemon juice (diluted in one part water/one part lemon juice): removes oil and gently lightens freckles


Brewer’s yeast: helps to absorb oil


Lettuce juice (blend lettuce leaves to a pulp, adding a little water): soothes sore, rough skin; helps heal


Watermelon: gently exfoliates, softens and deep-cleanses


Avocado: deep cleanse and nourishing


Bananas: hydrating


Strawberries: slightly acidic to exfoliate, antioxidant; cleanses


Tomatoes: excellent for oily skin, contains vitamin A and C and the lycopene is a great source of antioxidants


Pear: soothes and cools sunburn


Pineapple: an astringent wash for oily skin


Before mixing together your mask, grinding any larger, denser ingredient into a blender will make for an easier application. Consider adding essential oils for additional benefits and aromatherapy properties. Have fun and happy masking!


Don’t want to make your own mask? We have a large selection of great masks at SkinStore!

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