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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Nude Champagne - tinted lip gloss

Nude Champagne is one of my proprietary lip tints. This is a creamy, nude color, that glides over your lips with just enough sparkle and shine to dress up and finish your lips. I often work with a base gloss, and mix three to four (food grade) micas with sparkle and shimmer. The results are absolutely gorgeous!

Sulfur (MSM) used to fight acne

Ever wonder what one of the hidden ingredient are to a truly great acne fighting product? It's the addition of sulfur.

" When applied topically, sulfur causes the skin to dry and peel. Despite how this sounds, it is actually a good thing for your skin if you have acne. Sulfur helps reduce skin oiliness, and prevents pore blockages from forming."(from Sulfur contains an ingredient called sodium sulfacetamide, and unlike sulfur of the older days, this does not have any type of bad smell.

Sulfur can be found in a variety of skincare products from cleansers, masques, toners, drying agents and hair care products. There are very few side effects from sulfur, but if your skin becomes too red or dry from a product with sulfur, just stop using it for a few days, or apply every other day instead.