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How much magnesium do you need for your skin?

Published 10 days ago, by Roeland Pater


The amount of magnesium you need varies widely depending on your age, sex and other factors. Magnesium is an essential macro-mineral our body needs for many biochemical processes. It helps us digest food, prevents migraines, eases menstrual cramps and is vital for proper muscle functioning. It is also a mineral that many of us are lacking. Magnesium deficiencies are very common. In the US, some reports show that up to 80 percent of the population is magnesium deficient, and when we are magnesium deficient, our skin is also missing out.

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Foods to avoid and foods to get more of when it comes to your skin

Published 22 days ago, by Roeland Pater


The old saying “you are what you eat” rings truer than ever when it comes to your skin's health. Your skin in a reflection of your lifestyle — from what you eat to how often you exercise. Certain foods and substances can be especially damaging to the skin, while others can keep it youthful and glowing. That’s why it’s important to know what to avoid and what to get more of. Read on for foods you should, or should not consume when it comes to your skin.

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How to get rid of red spots on skin

Published 2 months ago, by Roeland Pater


Red spots and blemishes are one of the most common skin issues we all inevitably deal with at some point or another. While most red spots will clear up on their own over time, when you have an important upcoming event or meeting, you don’t have time to wait. Not to worry, there are a few things you can do to help reduce the appearance of red spots and blemishes so they go away quick. We go over the most common fixes for redness below.

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Skin care routine for combination skin

Published 2 months ago, by Roeland Pater

Combination skin is challenging to care for. It can be oily and dry, flaking and breaking out — all at the same time. While it can be frustrating to essentially treat more than one skin type at once, there are some ways to make it work. Below we go over a basic skin care routine for combination skin that will help minimize break outs in oily areas and help keep dry areas supple and hydrated.

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