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Ellie Yousefian

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What’s New in Makeup?

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The exciting innovation for makeup, which is included in the good BB creams, is the ever-increasing efficiency of peptides. Jane Iredale President and Founder of her eponymous mineral Makeup line and my personal FAVORITE Makeup line.


Peptides, Anti-aging Miracle Worker

The building blocks of proteins, peptides have become an essential ingredient in anti-aging skin care. Peptides are a string of amino acids that are held together by bonds of nitrogen and carbon. Short chain peptides are able to penetrate the epidermis and send signals to cells, informing them how to function.There are many different types of peptides, which have various effects on the cellular function of the skin. Considered by many to be one of the most effective treatments in repairing damaged and aging skin, the most important thing to remember when using a peptide formula is diligence.
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My cheeks are starting to show signs of premature aging due to too much time spent in the sun. I have spots that bother me to the point where I can’t leave the house without wearing makeup to hide the unevenness.

Why Premature Aging Happens

All those years of exposing your skin to the sun are starting to show. It usually takes anywhere from 20-40 years for the effects of sun damage to the surface. Says Dr.Tam. while not everyone experiences the adverse effects of the sun the same some notice a change in texture, elasticity or darkening of the skin sunspots or brown spots, mark a buildup of melanin.

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Contouring Makeup


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Contouring and highlighting is one of the oldest make-up techniques that every woman should master! Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria and Jennifer Lopez all use contouring and highlighting to add shape and definition to their faces transform their bone structure and accentuate their best features.

Here are some top tips on how to achieve complexion perfection:

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Does Junk Food or Sleeping in Your Makeup Really Cause Breakouts?

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Is sleeping in your makeup bad?

We separate fact from fiction.

1. Going to bed without washing your face leads to breakouts. We can’t blame everything on dirt. While it’s true that it worsens acne, dysfunctional cells — those that don’t slough away readily or that produce too much sebum are the root of acne. Not washing your face before bed causes congestion due to accumulation of dead skin cells.

2. Cheeseburgers cause breakouts. This one is kind of true, but the burger isn’t the problem. It’s the cheese and high-glycemic foods (white carbs such a flour, rice, and potatoes) correspond with acne occurrence. Loading up on foods with low-glycemic ratings (legumes, whole grains, fruits, vegetables) has been shown to clear up breakouts.

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