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Experiencing loss of thinning lashes?  

One possible cause may be your mascara,  perhaps you should reevaluate the mascara you’re using.  Mascara formulas are important when deciding on what is best for your lashes.

Be very cautious  of volumizing mascaras, as well as  formulas designed to thicken the lash,
They may weigh it down your fragile lash, by possibly add too much weight on them.

Selecting  a lengthening mascara would be a choice, they can enhance the length and definition of each lash and the formula tends to be much lighter on the lashes.

Throw out old mascara.  

Using old mascara, can do more damage than good.  
it’s very important to remove your mascara at night.  Sleeping in your mascara overnight can cause your lashes to become hard, eventually causing lashes to fall out.

Try  to avoid waterproof mascara, look for a sweat-proof formula instead.  The ingredients used to make waterproof mascara are extremely drying, which can cause breakage and is difficult to remove from lashes.

Improperly removing mascara creates premature signs of aging such as wrinkles and sagging skin. The  pulling, tugging or rubbing on your skin too hard, can cause sensitivity around your eyes breaking down healthy tissue, creating puffiness and breaking blood vessels.  Remember the tissue around your eyes is fragile be extra gentle.

How To Get Rid Of Cellulite

Cellulite, a fat tissue-related disorder along with visible characteristics, dimply texture, similar to an orange peel or cottage cheese. 

Most women develop cellulite due to high estrogen levels, although men do not. 

It is essential when treating cellulite to increase blood circulation and fat metabolism.

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has evaluated  a number of procedures that may be successful in reducing the appearance of cellulite by breaking up the bands of connective tissue under the skin's surface.

Acoustic wave therapy - a hand-held device to transmit sound waves.  It can work, but it may take a number of  sessions.

Laser treatment may possibly improve the appearance of cellulite for a year or more. It requires injecting a very small laser probe under the skin.

The laser breaks up the tissue. This can likewise thicken the skin by increasing collagen production. The thickened skin may reduce the appearance of the cellulite.

Subcision  a dermatologist puts a needle under the skin to breaking the connective tissue bands.  Results may last 2 years or more, according to the AAD.

Vacuum-assisted precise tissue release cuts the bands using a device containing small blades. As it cuts the connective bands, the tissue underneath moves up to fill the space under the skin, removing the appearance of cellulite. This may last for 3 years, but data on its success is limited.

Carboxytherapy involves inserting carbon dioxide gas under the skin.  Side effects can include bruising and discomfort after the procedure, but some cellulite may disappear.

Endermologie -  a deep massage with a vacuum-like device that lifts the skin.   Has FDA approval, but AAD says there little evidence it works.

Ionithermie cellulite reduction treatment  -   affected area covered with unique mud or clay, wrapped in  plastic, then treated with an electric  current  No prove it is effective.

Radiotherapy -  to reduces cellulite by heating it.  Results are short-term

Laser-assisted liposuction -  A small amount of fact is removed, but it makes dimpling worse.  Research has not yet shown that it effective in reducing cellulite.

Ultrasonic liposculpting  - targets and destroys fat,  insufficient research to show it works.

Techniques not recommend by AAD are cryolipolysis, which freezes fat, mesotherapy, involves injecting a mixture of ingredients under the skin.


What Makes Eyelashes Fall Out?

Dry brittle lashes are slow to grow, break off easy and tend to fall out faster.
Don’t sleep in your mascara.    Sleeping in your mascara damages your eyelashes.  The ingredients found most in mascaras that coat your lashes to make them stiff, lengthen or thicken them, unfortunately are the same ingredients that dries them out. 
 Try to avoid using a mascara with ethyl alcohol, a common drying ingredient found in a lot of mascaras.
Your eyelashes need to be free from all products to grow and renew overnight.
Condition your lash-line naturally before going to bed, apply castor oil, squalane or almond oil along your lash-line to moisturize lashes overnight.

SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen with Zinc Oxide & Titanium Dioxide

I’ve heard the concerns from a few of you about the damage sunscreen ingredients are  doing to the coral reefs.

You know me, I believe if you  go without sunscreen you might as well forget about thought of healthy skin.  Can you say skin cancer.
At least one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their life, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association.

What kind of damage does sunscreen do to the marine ecosystem?

One of the most harmful things to the natural underwater environment is the sunscreens, oils, and sunblocks worn by tourists.   The reefs, and the death of much of the world's coral.  Oxybenzone, a common ingredient in sunscreens, has even been shown to feminize fish. 

Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide are the good guys.   As I like to say, “they do no harm”.

The non-profit Environmental Working Group, which ranks sunscreen brands based on effectiveness and chemical composition, reports zinc oxide and titanium dioxide sunscreens are usually most environmentally friendly.

After digging around the internet for while I found a sunscreen that is environmental friendly. 

Labeled coral safe sunscreen

SPFrx both zinc oxide and titanium dioxide without  a chemical sunscreen.   It’s reasonable priced.    Click on the photo, it will take to you their webpage for a complete description and how to purchase one.


Two Key Ingredients: 
• Zinc Oxide: a non-toxic, coral reef safe Zinc Oxide is scientifically proven as the world’s safest and most effective UVA and UVB physical sun screen barrier 

• Titanium Dioxide: also non-toxic and coral reef friendly Titanium Dioxide is highly effective as an ultra violet radiation blocker