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How to avoid getting blackheads

Blackheads are a pain to deal with. Most of us have had our own fair share of dealing with this annoying skincare issue. Some of us have never had to deal with blackheads, and that is amazing. It is easier to avoid getting blackheads than getting rid of them. So if you have never had blackheads before, that’s great! You are definitely doing something right or just blessed with amazing skin.

Blackheads are a form of acne. They appear when the skin pores become clogged with a combination of dead skin cells and excess oil (sebum) from your sebaceous glands. If you are worried about having blackheads, then you may find these tips on how to avoid getting them useful.

 

 

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How to avoid getting blackheads

Blackheads are frustrating to get rid off. It is a lot easier to avoid getting them to begin with. Here are ways you could avoid getting blackheads –

Avoid products that encourage sebum production

Many skincare products can encourage excessive sebum production which can cause blackheads, so it is best to avoid these kind of products. Skincare products with ingredients like alcohol, peppermint, menthol, lemon, lime or eucalyptus, are the main culprits, so it is best to stay away from products that include any of them.

You need to check and be happy with every ingredient in your skincare product before you use it. That way you are sure the skincare product is right for your skin.

 

Do not scrub

Scrubbing your face could lead to many skin issues include blackheads. So it is best to avoid using a sponge o  your face. If you must use a sponge, you should opt for a very soft sponge or face cloth.

Also, many people believe blackheads/whiteheads and other skin issues can be scrubbed away and this so not true. Blackheads are too deep in the pores, which is why they can not be scrubbed away. Scrubbing would only irritate the skin further.

 

Use a clay mask

I use a clay mask every week and I love how it leaves my skin looking smooth and supple. Using a clay mask every week does wonders for the skin. It is a great way of ensuring your skin stays healthy and beautiful.

Clay masks work by retrieving dirt and oil from the pores, which removes clogged pores, that can cause blackheads. Using a clay mask on a weekly basis is an amazing ways to nourish your skin.

 

 

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Wipe the makeup off

Make sure you wipe off every trace of makeup before you sleep. Leaving makeup on overnight can clog your pores and cause blackheads. Which is why it is so important to wipe the makeup off with a makeup remover and cleanser before you fall asleep. You should never go to bed wearing makeup.

 

Use a light moisturiser

Using a light moisturiser helps if your skin is prone to acne. You should also check your sunscreen is a light version too so your pores don’t get clogged.

 

How do you avoid getting blackheads? Do you have any skincare tips to share?

 

 

 

 

 

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4 Eye Makeup Tips That Will Change Your Life

Eye Makeup are one of the most popular types of makeup ever. Many of us wear them even though we hardly ever wear makeup anywhere else. Eye Makeup has been around for donkey years and they are always on trend. The way we wear our eye makeup has changed over the years. So has the types of makeup we use. Gone are the days of coloured mascara, or plucking all the eyebrows off to draw a line. Makeup has come a long way and today we makeup lovers now know better. However, it is still so easy to make a faux pas when applying eye makeup which is why I have these 5 eye makeup tips that ill change your life.

 

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Use Foundation on your Lids

If you are going to apply eyeshadows, put on some foundation on your lids before brushing some translucent powder on it. This would help create the right base for your eyeshadow and the rest of your eye makeup.

 

Make Use of Cotton Buds to Correct Mistakes

It is so easy to get your look wrong when applying eye makeup. Wiping it all off to start again when you make a mistake is never a good idea. Instead, dip a cotton bud into eye makeup remover and gently wipe the area that need wiping. It approach works better and saves you and your eyes the hassle of wiping the entire makeup off.

 

Tidy up your Eyebrows

The eyebrows are the pillars of the face and must be handled with care. One wrong pluck and you may have ruined your entire face for months. But if you get it right, you can get away with little or no eye makeup if you want.

Be careful when you pluck your eyebrows. Think tidy up rather than rebuilding. Pay attention to the hairs below the brow and across the bridge of the nose.

 

Threading is the Best

Threading is the best way to shape your eyebrows. The practice originated in Asia and has become very popular all over the world. I prefer threading to waxing. It is a lot more painful than waxing or plucking. So if you have low pain threshold, you may want to tidy your eyebrows using a different method.

 

What do you think of these tips? Do you have any tried and tested eye makeup tips to share? Do sound off in the comments section below.

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Product Review – Just For Me Natural Hair Milk

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In the pursuit of finding the right hair products for my natural hair and that of my daughter’s, I have come across so many haircare products. I recently came across Just For Me Natural Hair Milk by Soft & Beautiful. My hairstylist used it on my hair and I liked it. So I ordered one for myself and my daughter to share to see how we get on with it. We have used this hair product for over 2 weeks now on a daily basis, and we really like it. It is an amazing haircare product. I love what it does to our hair, especially my daughter’s hair. I don’t have to worry about our baby hair going astray now thanks to this amazing Just For Me Natural Hair Milk.

 

Product Description

Just For Me Natural Hair Milk is a smoothing edges crème. It is an alcohol-free formula that manipulates hair perfectly.

 

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PROS
  1. This haircare product does what it says on the pack. It smoothes the hair edges and leaves it all shiny and smooth.
  2. It is alcohol free, which is great.
  3. This product works best for tight, curly or wavy hair.
  4. It does not leave the edges hard after application, which is amazing. I hate it when haircare products that are meant to smoothen the edges, dry them out.

 

CONS

None.

I can’t fault this product. It performs brilliantly and it is now one my favourite haircare products.

 

 

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We love this Just For Me Natural Hair Milk by Soft & Beautiful so much that we even blogged about it. You can watch the video review below on our YouTube Channel.

 

 

If you like this product, you can grab it here. It currently retails at £6.69 only for 113g/4oz Tub.

What do you think of this hair product? Have you tried it before? How do you care for your natural hair? Please leave a comment in the comments section below.

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