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Acne and your diet

Posted by Anastasha Elliott on

Acne and your diet

We all struggle with acne at some point in our lives, though there are several factors that affect acne there are also actions we can consciously take to minimize acne and quickly get rid of it. In this blog post, we speak on the question 'Is there a link between acne and your diet? We often hear the  As old adage; 'You are what you eat and according to research this is ever more visible when it comes to issues such as acne that affect our faces. Our main Achilles heel here is Acne!  Acne is a skin problem typically caused...

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Microbiome Friendly Skincare ... What does it mean?

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Microbiome Friendly Skincare ... What does it mean?

In this blog article, we decided to tackle a topic that is gaining some traction in the realm of skincare.  If you are a fan of our Marapa Skincare and Yaphene Body Care lines you would notice such terminology as "Microbiome Friendly" or Microbiome Skincare". The term "Prebiotics" would also show up in our ingredients list. You may have come across these terms before and are asking ... what do these words actually mean?  How do they benefit my skin, if at all?  The skin microbiome is an important part of your skin’s barrier and its health.  Before we get to the...

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Lockdown Skincare in the Tropics

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Lockdown Skincare in the Tropics

How are we handling our skincare needs you ask? We are in week two of our second cycle of lockdowns as a result of Covid19 and its far-reaching effects on our societies. My family is taking the time to get our garden up and ready for this growing cycle after letting the land rest while we allow nutrition depositors to flourish. Working in the garden has gotten me thinking about how we are coping with skincare during the lockdown. As you may know or are learning, caring for our skin is one of the easiest ways to ensure long-term skin...

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