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3 Skin Infections Viral In Origin

I’ve heard of viral marketing, but it came in as a surprise to know of skin infections being viral in origin too. Viruses attack and compromise the skin- we need to have our battle plans ready against them. These infections range from being common to rare and can go from being mild to severe. Here are three viral skin infections that you should ideally keep your eyes open to...
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Guest Post: Scars, Scarring And Scar Care

All of us have some sort of scar somewhere. Some are light and barely noticeable; others can completely change a person’s appearance. There's no magical cure for any scarring, but you don't need to earn a PhD to know that proper scar care can diminish their appearance and provide a huge boost to your self-esteem.
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Does Passive Smoking Affect The Skin?

If you are a smoker you will have bad skin. There is no gentle way to say this. I don't smoke; one of the many reasons being the fear of an early onset of fine lines and wrinkles. You must have noticed how most smokers have ashen looking skin, exaggerated fine lines and deeper set wrinkles. But what I didn't know was that being around smokers was affecting my skin as well. There was nothing passive about being a passive smoker!
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8 Skin Smart Tips For Thanksgiving

With the holiday season set to begin officially from Thanksgiving day its time to prep our body well in advance to feel like a 'skin-llionaire'! Here are eight skin smart tips that will help you retain your youthful glow and keep your pounds in check.
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3 DIY Winter Moisturizers

There’s a nip in the air. To quench my water thirsty skin, it’s time to add, mix and whip few wonderful moisturizers in my kitchen. You could go au natural with these fabulous, at home, DIY hydrators power packed with the goodness of Peaches, Coconuts, Olive Oil, Milk, Shea Butter and Bees Wax!
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Top 10 Acne Fighting Foods

You are what you eat, isn’t it? But, it’s crazy to believe that eating pizzas, chocolates and other junk food items gives you acne! No doubt, these foods contribute to acne flare-ups but there are many other factors like hormones, genes, skin type, environmental impact and your skincare routine that could give you the zits. Interestingly, as certain foods contribute to flare ups, there are some food pyramid items that help fight acne.
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Guest Post: The Long Term Effects of Heavy Makeup Use

Hey Ladies! We all know that looking our best sometimes requires a little accenting of our natural beauties with complementary makeup colors. Unfortunately this can easily be over done and often times is! When this occurs long term damage actually takes place. Lets take a look at what some of the consequences to your skin are from over indulgence in makeup and how to avoid them.
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mySkin’s 3rd Skincare Pit-Stop Is At Beautiful Miami

Its a proud moment for us- our scientists, innovation and technology teams, dermatologists have been working together, toiling hard, hitting roadblocks, surging ahead with excitement and shedding quite a few pounds *wink* -- to give YOU an innovative imaging device that 'fingerprints' your skin telling you your hydration levels, your aging patterns, your current skin status and recommend products that would work best for YOU! Join us to experience 'The mySkin Dermograph' on our 3rd skincare pit-stop at Saks, Miami:)
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5 Skincare Tips And Tricks For Halloween

All ready with a ghoulish ‘Jack-O-Lantern’ and waiting with anticipation to paint my 'Sabrina- the teenage witch' inspired look this Monday. Isn’t my status very much like yours? – All prepped up with the pumpkins, costumes, makeup and ready to immerse oneself at the late night-dos where sugary candy, drinks n’ puddings are relished with gusto. Beware guys- don’t let this Halloween magic trick your skin else its gonna look bumpy, ruddy, dull and lifeless.
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Celebrity Skincare: ‘Kill Bill’ Uma Thurman

Well in her 40’s, Uma Thurman is still one of Hollywood’s sexiest A listers. Be it the girl from pulp fiction or the sword wielding gal from the Kill Bill series, Uma Thurman at 6 feet has not only an enviable body but skin to die for! Find out which skincare products mySkin recommends using its unbiased algorithm to get The Kill Bill Look!