PLEASE LEARN THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ‘ DETOX ‘ AND ‘ CLEANSE ‘ !

Detox and Cleanse are widely used in beauty and health world, But do you know that they’re totally different?

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The point of detox is to eliminate toxins (such as cigs, chemicals, heavy metals eg; mercury, and environmental elements) from the body by turning them into WASTE.

The goal aim is to flush out those toxins from your liver because liver is the MAIN detoxifications organ in body, it involves a change in DIET and LIFESTYLE. Visiting saunas and taking herbals supplements ( neem, burdock root, etc ) can also help our body to detox.  Green tea doesn’t actively detox toxins on its own, but its packed with some natural polyphenols which can help support the body natural detox system.

 

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The purpose of a cleanse is to clean out the digestive area. This includes removing toxins, fecal matter, parasites and fungi from digestive area.

Cleansing process consist of eliminating dairy, eggs, gluten, soy, corn, refined sugar, caffeine, processed foods and alcohol.  

 

MAKE SURE TO DO SOME RESEARCH BEFORE BUYING ANY PRODUCT RELATED TO DETOX & CLEANSE LOVELIES!

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DO YOU THINK YOU HAVE ACNE? LET’S UNDERSTAND WHICH TYPE IS YOURS!

  • Non-inflammatory acne ( tak merah dan sakit ) = comodones such as  blackheads, whiteheads.
  • Inflammatory acne ( merah dan sakit ) = papules, pustules, nodules, and cysts.

BLACKHEADS

–          Not caused by dirt as it may look, but is actually caused by too much oil production plugging the follicles. Color? Black and sometimes Yellow due to air exposure.

–          Affected areas are usually at T-zone, which is NOSE, CENTRE OF FOREHEAD & CHIN.

–          Please AVOID using oil-based moisturizer and cosmetics!

–          Non-reactive to sulphur, benzoyl peroxide & antibiotics.

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WHITEHEADS

–          A whitehead occurs when a plugged hair follicle makes a bump, but stays beneath the skin.

–          Causes? Too much excessive oil production. Whitish , small bumps with oil and dead skin.

–          Affected areas are usually at FOREHEAD, AREAS UNDEREYE & CHEEKS.

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PAPULES

–          These are small pink / reddish bumps sometimes with fluid and oil on the skin that are tender to touch.

–          Originate deep inside dermis.

–          AVOID picking or popping these kind of acne! Doing so will cause a permanent scar and worsen the skin!

–          Use product that contain salicylic acid & benzoyl peroxide.

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PUSTULES

–          One of the types of acne which contains pus ( jerawat nasi ), usually painless but swollen and red.

–          Due to chemicals reactions from substances found in the blood and the skin.

–          AVOID popping the pus! Eww.

–          Use best skincare products and consult a dermatologist.

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NODULES & CYSTS

–          Nodules and cysts are similar, the can exist independently or occur together as Nodularcystic. Occurs in very large numbers.

–          Nodules = huge, hard and large lesions on the deep layer & sore to touch.

–          Cysts = smaller, pus filled lesions deep within the skin.

–          Genetic predisposition, can leave permanent scar if left untreated.

–          Need oral & tropical antibiotics.

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