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Skincare Tip For Beauties In Their 40’s

Forty is the new 30 darling…….and if you’ve been maintaining your skin in your twenties and thirties you will see how beautiful your skin will be in your 40’s.  However at this stage in your life you will notice that you are experiencing some changes in your skin.  With hormonal changes you may experience drier skin. With proper care, this stage in life is when we are the most beautiful.

Glow Up

Every morning and evening wash your face with a gentle facial wash.  At least once a week you can use a gentle facial exfoliator to slough off dead skin.  Use a serum in the daytime that contains vitamins C & E.  In the evening use one that contains retinol & vitamin A.  One of the most important part of your regime is moisturizing.  Use a moisturizer that contains SPF protection so you don’t have to apply separately.  Look for those that says UVA & UVB protection with at least SPF 30 protection.  For bedtime choose a super moisturizing night cream or a facial oil. Oils such as argan and macula oils are know to be great to maintain the elasticity of the skin. To protect your gentle eye area use an eye cream.

Exercise

Its important to get plenty of exercise, eat well and stay hydrated. Exercise is not only good for building strength and muscles.  It’s known to help benefit the skin the same way it does the bones and muscles.  It helps strengthen and in some instances tightened the skin and helps with bettering your complexion.

Diet

Your glow outside starts form within.  Foods that are hydrating & low processed are excellent for younger looking skin. Food with lots of antioxidants are perfect for your diet.  Try eating fruits like blueberries, blackberries and green vegetables. Drink at least 6-8 glasses of water per day to remain hydrated.

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Kissez of Nature-Honey

When used regularly honey can work wonders for your skin & hair.  Honey acts as a great anti-aging agent as well as a moisturizer. It is rich in natural antioxidants that have anti-microbial properties that is perfect for aging skin. It is known that ancient women used honey to keep the skin youthful, radiant and smooth.

Moisturize

Honey is known as a humectant. A humectant attracts moisture and keeps moisture locked in the skin. Using a honey based facial mask or soap proves beneficial to areas of skin that tend to become dry or itchy because it seals moisture to these areas.  Honey can help your skin retain moisture and elasticity without drying it out. It clarifies the skin by opening up and unclogging pores.

Haircare

To add shine and clarity to your hair a honey mask is the perfect remedy.  Mix some honey and olive oil together and apply to hair. Cover with cap if desired & leave on for about 30 minutes then wash the mixture out.  You will see & feel such an amazing difference.

Skin Damage

Honey is a natural antioxidant, which proves beneficial when taken internally, but it also provides protective benefits when used on the skin. Honey is known as a natural form of sunscreen. It protects the skin from sun damage such as premature wrinkling. The antibacterial properties in honey is also known to clear up, prevent and cure pimples & acne.

Using honey regularly will leave a noticeable glow to your skin & hair!

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Kissez of Nature-Grape Seed Oil

Grape seed oil is processed from the tiny seeds of grapes.  It has wonderful benefits for the skin and hair.

Skin Care

Grape seed oil has astringent properties which is great when used regularly for smoothing & firming the skin. It helps with smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles.

If you are suffering with pimples & acne, grape seed oil is a perfect oil to apply to the areas affected.  Grape seed oil contains linoleum acid.  Linoleum acid strengthens the cell membranes and improves the overall quality of your skin. Its antioxidant & anti-inflammatory properties prevents the pores from clogging & prevent further outbreaks of acne. It also help to cure existing outbreaks.

If you have dark circles grape seed oil is safe to use to help reduce or eliminate the dark circles around the eye area.  As a moisturizer no matter what skin type you have grape seed oil can be used.  Yes even if you have oily skin you can apply grape seed oil as a moisturizer.  It will not leave an extremely greasy feeling to your face like other heavier oils.

Hair Care

However you wear your hair, grape seed oil is perfect when used as a hot oil treatment.  This treatment makes your hair look shiny, it is very light and it adds nutrients to your hair.  It’s very light and quickly absorbed into the scalp. Grape seed oil is hypoallergenic and is perfect for even the most sensitive scalps.  Grape seed oil can also be used regularly as a lighter option of conditioner for your hair.

Grape seed oil is the queen of all of the oils, it easily enhances your beautiful body & crown.

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Kissez of Nature-Lavender

Lavender is known for it’s very fragrant scent but also has many benefits.  Lavender is known for its antibacterial, antimicrobial, expectorant, stress-relieving, antiseptic and analgesic properties.

The plant is native to northern Africa and the mountainous Mediterranean regions, and thrives best in sunny, stony habitats. Today, it is grown throughout the United States, southern Europe, and Australia.

Lavender has been used for over 2,500 years. Ancient Persians, Greeks, and Romans added the flowers to their bath water to help wash and purify their skin. In fact, the word “lavender” comes from the Latin word lavare, which means to wash.

For Hair:

Essential oils are becoming increasingly popular due to their added benefits to your skin and hair. Lavender Essential oil is one of these oils that can promote hair growth and treat various hair problems like hair loss, alopecia, dandruff, etc. It can be diluted with a carrier oil to promote healthy hair and scalp.

Following are the ways lavender oil can be beneficial to your hair.

Controls Hair Loss:

Lavender oil is extremely effective in treating hair loss. This is because it cures insomnia, stress, anxiety and depression, which are the common causes of hair loss. Regular massage with this oil helps in controlling hair loss and improving hair growth by increasing blood circulation.

According to certain preliminary studies, lavender oil, when combined with other herbs, can help fight hair loss.

Treats Alopecia Areata:

Alopecia areata is an auto immune disease characterized by hair loss in patches. Dry scalp massaged with lavender essential oil helps in treating this condition as well as ensuring significant hair growth within a few months.  A therapeutic massage increases blood circulation to the scalp, thereby treating hair loss.

Treats Dandruff:

Lavender essential oil can help you get rid of dry itchy scalp and dandruff. Lavender oil can be can mixed with olive or almond oil and can be heated for about 10 seconds. Massage your scalp with this warm oil mixture and put on a shower cap. Wash off with a mild shampoo after an hour.

As A Good Conditioner:

Lavender can be used as a conditioner as well. You can prepare a hair rinse by boiling ¼ cup of dried lavender in 2 cups of water and adding a few drops of lavender oil. Rinse your hair with it and leave for 15 minutes. This will make your hair shiny and fragrant, and treat dandruff as well.

I use lavender oil in some of my hair and skincare products.  The benefits and the fragrance is a winner all around. Our ever so popular hair oil is created with lavender, rosemary & tea tree essential oils.  Visit my site to see this and other amazing, natural products. www.islandkissez.com

 

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Skincare Tips For Beauties In Their 20’s

When you’re in your 20’s you become more conscientious of your beauty regime and the health of your skin.  Here are some tips to help you keep your skin looking beautiful.

 Work Out

Exercise is not only good for building strength and muscles.  It’s known to help benefit the skin the same way it does the bones and muscles.  It helps strengthen and in some instances tightened the skin and helps with bettering your complexion.

Wash Your Face

Wash your face once or twice a day.  Invest in quality products for your facial care.  If you don’t know your skin type, get your skin tested so the products you’ll be using can work perfectly with your skin.  Use products with natural ingredients. Wash off your makeup before going to bed. Our activated charcoal beauty bar is perfect for washing off what your face picks up during the day.

Glow Up

Use a moisturizer thats good for your skin type and has SPF included in it.  Use sunscreen on your body for protection there also.

Hydrate

Concentrate on the beauty within as well as your exterior.  Drink lots of water, 6-8 glasses to be exact.  Water is your best friend darling.

Are you in your 20’s?  Tell us you regime.

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Fab Tips For Glowing Skin

Soaking in a bath tea, salt soak or our milk bath will help with softening & detoxing your skin.  Taking time to relax in a bath also helps with clearing your mind.

To keep your face blemish free, make sure you are changing your pillowcases at least once or twice a week.

Don’t forget to clean your makeup tools before using again.  Doing this will prevent bacteria build ups & breakouts.

Exfoliate your body once a week with our body scrub to slough off dead skin.  The wonderful ingredients will help brighten up your skin and give you a wonderful glow.

Moisturize from face to feet.  I love using our fab body butters to moisturize my skin, they feel so amazing and brings out the beauty of your skin.  For the face use a light moisturizer that is great for your skin type.