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What should you do about dry, chapped lips?

Dry and cracked lips? Or lips that just don't feel soft? Or dark and dull lips that make you feel conscious? We have all faced these situations, when even smiling can hurt because your lips have lines that hurt and sometimes, even bleed.  Dry lips can be a result of dehydration or overuse of low quality lipsticks. However, they can happen even when you use the best quality products and drink plenty of water. Dry and chapped lips are also an occurence when weather conditions are harsh - dry and/or cold. Our lips do not have any oil glands. Hence, it becomes imperative to provide them with nutrition topically. Most of us use a lip balm during the day. However,...

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Why Should You Not Use Coconut Oil On Your Face?

We often see blog posts and videos about slathering coconut oil on our face to get rid of dryness. However, coconut oil is not the best oil to be applied on your face. Here are some reasons why you should rather be using a well formulated oil based serum instead of coconut oil.  1. Coconut oil is comedogenic. This means that it will surely clog your pores and result in acne, pimples or blackheads.  2. Coconut oil is slow in being absorbed by the skin. Hence, your skin will stay oily and sticky for a very long time.  3. An oily and sticky layer on your skin does not let it breathe and attracts dust and grime. This suffocates the skin and...

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What can you do to heal acne scars?

Oily skin is prone to acne. Almost everyone who has oily skin has battled pimples in their teens and early twenties. For many women, the problem continues and can often be hormonal as well.  Once a pimple settles, all is not well. More often then not, acne leave a scar that bothers you for a longer time than the acne did. So, what can you do to heal these acne scars? Here are a few tips that will help you get smooth and even skin, naturally.  1. Apply a mixture of equal parts of honey and lemon. Leave it as a mask for 10 minutes and wash off. Honey is antibacterial and prevents further growth of acne while lemon juice...

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Why is argan oil ideal for oily skin?

Those with oily skin face problems that can often be difficult to overcome. These problems include acne, blackheads, open pores, white heads and old acne marks. It would be great if there was one product that could address these issues and take away the oily coat from the skin and the acne that come with it. Is there any such natural anti acne agent? Well, there is one such product, which you would have heard about quite often. We are talking about argan oil. Yes, we are asking you to use an oil, even if you have oily skin. However, it has to be argan oil, and no other, unless you are using a professionally formulated serum like Ethiko’s Oil...

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