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Your Skin is Pregnant Too, Part 2

We spent a little time on what pregnancy can do to our faces, so it’s time to venture elsewhere. In general, pregnancy takes our skin for a bit of a ride. If you never had sensitive skin before, you might suddenly be itchy, blotchy or otherwise irritated by fabrics or fragrances. I noticed that tight clothing would make my skin …

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Your Skin is Pregnant Too, Part 1

I have had several requests for some “pregnant skin” info. This is a big topic, so I thought I’d break it down into sections. Let’s first focus on pregnancy from the neck up. We will get to the rest, I promise. Since I just went through this process, I am technically reporting from the front lines. So the first thing you …

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Protect Your Pucker

You can get skin cancer on your lips. We don’t tend to think of our lips as a body part threatened by the big “C” but unfortunately you have to add it to the list.  Think about just one bad sunburn you have had on your face; chances are that your lips got fried too. That tender, chapped feeling after a day on the boat …

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Lip Scrub

My current spring cleaning preoccupation brought to mind a beauty scrub that you might not have encountered yet. Sara Happ makes a product called The Lip Scrub. I went into a beauty supply store a couple years ago and saw these cute little pots of scrub wrapped in cute little boxes. I must have been having a weak moment, because …