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Morning Skincare Essentials

Creating a morning skincare routine is essential to help promote healthy youthful skin. What you put into your skincare routine is what you get out, so it’s important to use products that will hydrate and replenish the skin. Here are a few essential items that you should consider adding to your morning skincare routine: Step 1: Cleanser Using a cleanser in the morning should be the first step to your skincare routine. Cleansers help reduce oils and remove dead skin cells from the facial area. Using a cleanser in the morning helps to refresh and renew the skin with minerals and vitamins...

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What Causes Enlarged Pores on the Skin?

The skin can be extremely delicate at times. Tiny errors in your skincare routine can lead to breakouts, redness, and irritation on the skin. Studies have found that enlarged pores typically happen when the sebaceous gland produces extreme amounts of oil. Here are a few habits that contribute to enlarged pores on the skin: Excessive Sunlight Exposure Studies have found that extreme exposure to sunlight can cause the skin to tighten, which can lead to enlarged pores on the skin. The harmful UV rays from the sun cause the skin to lose collagen, which causes lower skin elasticity. Reduced levels...

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Is Traveling Making My Skin Look Older?

How does travel affect us? We all know that traveling for vacation is not the same as traveling for work!  Vacationing to detoxify the mind and body has many positive effects on our overall well being and is necessary for busy people in today’s world. For example, a yoga retreat to Hawaii can help a person connect with nature and help rejuvenate the body both internally and externally. Travel for work is not the same due to many factors including flying, long work hours, meetings and unhealthy food and alcohol consumption that often occurs during business travel. What are the...

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Here is why exfoliating your skin is so important

Why is exfoliation necessary? Exfoliation is a process where dead cells from the skin are removed. Why is this important?  Your skin does this naturally in a process called desquamation.   Desquamation is basically the way your skin naturally moves older skin cells to the surface to slough off and reveal new, fresh skin cells. These older cells often contain pollutants, toxins and microorganisms and need to be removed in order for healthy skin to take its place.   Similarly proper exfoliation removes the barrier of dead skin cells clogging the skin, as well as daily grime and build up, to uncover...

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Nighttime nourishment is essential for glowing skin!

At Luvanya, we believe prevention is the best method to address any health concerns, particularly when it comes to our skin.   During the day, our skin is exposed to many internal and external stressors which requires nighttime pampering not just to minimize its impact but also for rejuvenation.    What factors negatively impact our skin?   Foods lacking in micronutrients and anit-oxidants. Environmental stressors such as pollution and weather changes. UV light from sun exposure and Blue light exposure from computers and phone screens.. Excessive buildup from makeup and not exfoliating routinely. How do I take care of my...

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