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What are the secrets for a glowing skin?

We all desire flawless, bright and glowing skin. We go to great lengths to get flawless skin. We buy expensive skin care and go to dermatologists. We try experimenting with things in the kitchen. We often give up and resort to layers and layers of make up. don’t have to! Here are some ways to ensure that you have bright and radiant skin... Be healthy. Exercise at least 4 times a week. Eat fresh and nutritious food. Avoid processed food. Go low on white sugar. Sugar from fresh fruit is good...white sugar is bad. Do not wear make up for long hours. Best to avoid make up whenever possible. Use a sunscreen during the day always, even if you...

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How can you keep your skin youthful?

Our skin needs to be hydrated to keep it soft and supple. If skin is dehydrated, it start shrivelling. This may not be evident to the naked eye immediately, but over a period of time, can speed up the aging process and result in fine lines and wrinkles. So, what can you do to ensure that your skin is properly hydrated and you have your own anti aging guard in place? It is best to keep your skin hydrated at two levels, internally and externally. This is the best anti aging solution and will delay the occurrence of fine lines and wrinkles. Let us first talk about internal hydration. You need to drink at least 8 glasses of water to...

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What are the anti aging products in your kitchen?

Ethiko's Age Defying Serum is a favourite for many. We are often asked what home remedies work well in anti aging regimens. So, we decided to share some simple tips, using things that are available in your kitchen to help you delay signs of aging like fine lines, wrinkles and pigmentation. All these tips work for all skin types, including acne prone and sensitive skin.  Honey is a great humectant and is an ideal anti aging face wash. It hydrates your skin and has anti bacterial properties, which ensure that your skin is squeaky clean, yet supple.  Turmeric works wonders to brighten the skin and has anti microbial properties as well. Mix a pinch of turmeric in one glass of...

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Why is argan oil called the 'Holy Grail' of skincare?

Argan oil is the 'Holy Grail' of skin care and is a must have in your skin care routine. Whether you use an oil serum that is rich in argan oil or massage a few drops of pure argan oil on your skin, you must include argan oil in your skin care routine if you love your skin.  Here are some reasons why we use argan oil extensively in all Ethiko serums:   Argan oil has a comedogenic rating of 0. This means that the oil does not block your pores at all and is perfect for acne prone ad sensitive skin.  This oil is quick to absorb and does not leave the skin feeling oily. Hence, it can be used all...

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What is comedogenic rating of an oil?

At Ethiko, our formulators often interact with a lot of customers and those with oily skin are sometimes, petrified when they that hear that they should be using an oil based product on their skin.  Not many people know that every skin type needs oil, whether it is dry and mature skin or oily and acne prone skin. It is true that oily skin is more prone to break outs, but all oils will not result in a breakout. One should know the comedogenic rating of an oil before picking it up.  So, what is comedogenic rating? Well, it is quite simple. - it is the ability of the oil to clog pores. The rating scale is from 0 to...

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