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Why is normal tap water bad for our skin?

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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 chemical used almost universally in the treatment of public drinking water because of its toxic effect on harmful bacteria and other waterborne, disease-causing organisms. Its extremely reactive nature makes it an effective agent for disinfecting water.

Beauty benefits of drinking fresh milk

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I didn’t like milk when I was younger. I hated the taste and even the look of it. It was not until I was pregnant that I started drinking milk diligently. And since then, I’ve found that I can’t do without it because it helps with my PMS and my skin problem.

Is cleansing better with sponges & wipes?

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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 his skin.

When should you apply your body lotion?

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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 online skin care resource Smart Skincare.com, which indicated that “half of your skin care success is in how you apply the products.”