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2-way: DIY stimulating scalp treatment + anti-inflammatory face mask

 

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Uneven complexion? Check. Hair falling out? Double check. What to do? Head to your kitchen first before hauling Sephora.

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DIY beauty: 2-ingredient moisturizing facial mask

  The most alluring women in history have been exploiting the antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and hygroscopic properties of honey in their beauty rituals. Cleopatra’s honey milk baths come to mind, and perhaps Queen Anne of England’s honey-and-oil combo as a hair masque. But here, I’m emulating Madame du Barry’s classic ritual: The honey as facial mask. Traditionally, the honey […]

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Shine mask for mature skin

  Sometimes, I think I’m a 23-year-old stuck in a 35-year-old body. I’m not particularly proud of my skincare routine during my teens, and these days, my stress management skills are beyond poor. The sad fact of life is that every emotion you feel literally shows up on your face. You might already know that […]

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An au naturale pore-minimizing toner

  Among all skin types, mine is considered a combination of oily and sensitive skin. These days I spend most of my time out in the sun, and I noticed my skin breaks out more easily, and my pores, those tiny hair follicles on the skin’s surface, always appear bigger amidst the hot, humid, and […]

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My homemade leave-in conditioner

  Mix 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil (liquefied/heated), and 6 drops of lavender essential oil together. Massage scalp with about a small amount (about 2 peas) of the mixture. Massage long enough until entire hair is thoroughly coated with it. As it turns greasy, fit entire hair into a […]

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