Why is normal tap water bad for our skin?

In some of the books on natural beauty recipes, I noticed that still bottled water is recommended to wash the face and this got me curious.  Is this better for our skin?  And what’s wrong with using normal tap water? Chlorine water is drying for our skin We all know that tap water contains chlorine which is a…

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Is cleansing better with sponges & wipes?

I have a few of these cosmetic sponges in my bathroom and I found out my husband has been using them. He likes to clean his face with these because he thinks they clean his face better and has refused to use the washcloth I bought for him, insisting that these are much better for…

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When should you apply your body lotion?

I used to apply my body lotion just before bed time but since learning that moisturizer should be applied to damp skin in my earlier entry on tips to optimize your facial moisturizer, I’ve changed my routine and have been applying it straight after my bath.  Does it matter? It does, according to an article from my favorite…

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