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Why essential oils are the secret to glowing skin

Why essential oils are the secret to glowing skin

For dewy, radiant skin, you need to apply oils rather strip them away, explains make-up artist Nadine Monley. Using oil to clean your skin may seem counterintuitive at first especially if you’re in the habit of scrubbing your face until it’s squeaky clean. But using oils to gently wipe away the day rather than over cleansing with soaps and harsher cleansers is the secret to skin that is dewy and radiant rather than dry and imbalanced, says veteran make-up artist and Beauty Department creator Nadine Monley. “As a make-up artist, I’ve seen first-hand the immediate benefits of using oils to cleanse skin—both on myself...

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Healing effects of Palmarosa Oil

Healing effects of Palmarosa Oil

We love sharing the natural and organic ingredients in Beauty Department products, and you’ve loved hearing about them! So next up  Beauty Dept beautiful and  healing Palmarosa oil. Palmarosa or Indian Geranium, is an oil deriving from the leaves of the tropical grass often found in India, Africa and Madagascar. Palmarosa oil has a similar nature to lemongrass or citronella and gives off a refreshing rose-like scent. The health benefits of this multi-purpose oil range from antiseptic properties and hydrating particles to balancing out skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. Infact it’s so good at ridding the body...

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A fast and easy way to a flawless complexion

A fast and easy way to a flawless complexion

Letting your base soak into your skin will ensure that you have the best results. If your foundation sits on top of your skin its generally dry and dehydrated. Adding moisture is the key. Working an oil into your foundation for amazing results. Don’t be afraid to work your skin. Sometimes its about taking the base off and working the skin 2 or 3 times to get that beautiful glow. Photographer James Nelson Make up Nadine Monley Hair Jenny Kim

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