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  • The 21st Century HerbalistDIY Skin Care Month: Step 1 – Cleanse

    …eate sulfate, ethylparaben, probylparaben, methylparaben, benezylparaben, butylparaben Oily Skin and Combination Skin - sulfates (sodium laurel sulfate, sodium laureate sulfate, ammonium laurel sulfate), Isopropyl alcohol, ethylparaben, probylparaben, methylparaben, benezylparaben, butylparaben Thanks for stopping by this week and if you’ve found a great cleanser for your skin type, let me know in the comments! Next Week: DIY Skin Care Mon…

    Katie Glenn
  • The 21st Century HerbalistDIY Skin Care Month: Step 2 – Astringents and Toners

    Welcome, Gigglers, to week 3 of DIY Skin Care Month.  Today we’re talking about toners and astringents, and the reasons you should you use them.  Both toners and astringents are water-based solutions that are applied to the skin after cleansing but before moisturizing. They help remove excess oil and perspiration, along with any residue left behind by your cleanser.  They also balance your skin’s pH level while preparing it to better…

    Katie Glenn
  • The 21st Century HerbalistDIY Skin Care Month: Step 3 – Moisturize

    It’s week 4 of DIY Skin Care Month and now that you’ve cleansed and toned, it’s time to moisturize! Why moisturize? Lotions don’t just hydrate your skin, they also help protect it.  When you apply a moisturizer to your skin, you are creating a barrier between the epidermis (skin’s upper layer) and the environment around you.  Lotion protects your skin from pollutants and from the drying effects of air-conditioning a…

    Katie Glenn
  • The 21st Century HerbalistDIY Skin Care Month: The Eyes

    …e cup and use the other two spoons. Continue to rotate the chilled spoons for 15-20 minutes. I hope you enjoyed DIY Skin Care Month. I’ll continue to share more DIY skin remedies and treatments, including an entire month devoted to healing and renewing facial masks!  Before that, next month I’ll be talking all about summer, with my series: Summer Survival Kit.  It’s full of great tips for making it through the summer while keep…

    Katie Glenn