OK I got this bottle of serum. What should I do now?

What should I do with my serum?

You have two extremes when it comes to skin care. At one end there are those whose skin care begins and ends with a face wash (and maybe a cream). At the other end are folks who are looking for *that* product to use in between the 3rd and 4th steps in their 9-step regime. And the rest of us (which includes me) are somewhere in the middle. We understand CTMP, we use a sunscreen, a night cream and also face pack every Sunday. And guess what, I even bought a bottle of serum when the sale was on, because it looked good and was at a great price. But the BIG question - what do I DO with it? Read more...

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All about argan: the “golden” superstar

 

Argan oil the golden superstar

Name a skin care ingredient that’s as good for dry skin as it is for oily skin. That’s as good for skin as it is for hair. That nourishing and yet non-greasy. And best of all, is 100% vegan and natural. Drumroll, please, for argan oil: one of the most loved ingredients here at the Goodness Labs. Time to get smart about argan – in under 5 minutes! Click here

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Can I use face scrub in winter? And 4 other winter FAQ's answered


For your skin, winter has to be one of the toughest seasons to get through. Lower moisture levels, continued UV exposure, higher pollution levels, and a host of other factors tend to make it tougher to "keep glowing" through the winter. We get asked quite a few "winter" questions, and we thought of compiling 5 of them here for you. Hope you find these interesting and useful.

 

 

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Serum - Moisturizer - Face Oil: which one should you use?

Serum - Moisturizer - Face Oil: Which one should you use?

If you’re updated on the basics of the ideal skincare routine, you will know that it prescribes the use of facial serum, face oil and moisturizer. But, don’t they all do the same thing—hydrate the skin? Well, yes and no. All three types of products are designed to nourish the skin, but in very, very different ways. Here’s everything you need to know about serums, oils and moisturizers, and which one’s the best suited for your skin.

 

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7 Monsoon Beauty Bag Essentials

7 monsoon must-haves in your beauty bag

The first rainfall of the monsoon season is nothing short of pure bliss. While we partake of the monsoon delight, it might be worthwhile to take a moment and think about what our skin may need from us this season. Just as it’s important to switch up your skincare routine for the summer and winter, it’s a good idea to do so for the monsoon season as well. Here's how!

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5 cool, practical summer skin care tips

cool skincare tips for the summer

Hey, there! The summers are here - and PlumBlogs is here to pack you up with some cool, practical tips that go beyond the usual "wear SPF" advice that you're likely to hear at this time of the year. It's time to get smart about skin care! Read more...

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7 secrets to prettier-looking feet

7 secrets to prettier looking feet

From fresh dew drops on grass, to the tickle of grains of sand on a beach, the touch of our environment on our feet is a constant, and invisible, part of our existence. But our feet are also among the most overlooked parts of our body - ignored until they demand attention. While they are constantly, and inevitably, exposed to harsh, varied environments, a few things for simple, everyday care at home can keep them looking healthy, fresh and beautiful! Read more...

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Do all alcohols damage skin?

Alcohols in skin care products

Alcohols are commonly found in many skin care products. But isn't it true that alcohol dries skin? What if we told you that there are some alcohols that help keep skin moisturized? Sounds strange? Here's how to tell which alcohols help, and which one harm. Read more...

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What is pH balance of skin? And how do I maintain it?

How to maintain pH balance of skin

What is ‘pH balance’ with respect to my skin? How does pH help my skin? Can a disturbance in this balance contribute to premature ageing? Can external factors (e.g., pollution, water quality) disturb this balance? And what role does the humble soap play in all of this? Here's all your skin pH questions answered in plain English! Read on...

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