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An Organic Beauty Plan for Workout So That You Don’t Breakout

Exercise is good for our body and mind but it can easily cause breakouts and dehydrated skin. I enjoy running, jogging, cycling, swimming and playing golf. But these activities used to always wreak havoc to my skin, causing those pimples on my forehead and on my back, and dehydrated skin on my face, arm and legs. Do you have the same problem too? Fortunately, I discovered that a proper pre- and post-workout skincare routine, using…

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How Acne Affects the Self-Esteem of Teenagers

Adolescence is a crucial time for psychosocial and emotional development. It is also when your teen starts to experience significant changes in their self-consciousness. When teens have low self-esteem, it can lead to higher antisocial behavior, aggression, poor performance at school, lower economic success, and poor emotional and physical health. Acne plays a huge role in your teen’s self-esteem, whether it is short-lived and mild or disfiguring and severe. As a parent of a teenager…

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Tips on Natural Defence Against Mosquitoes

The first locally transmitted case of the Zika virus in Singapore was announced on 27 August this year. At that time, my husband and I were very worried as our only child was very vulnerable to mosquitoes. Just 3 days before (on 24 August), she had returned from her school excursion with mosquito bites all over her legs, despite her teachers’ claim that they used the best mosquito patches and insect repellent sprays. We are…

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