BEAUTY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
To prevent dryness after shampooing, first limit how often you shampoo. Instead of every day, switch to shampooing hair every other day. Once done, be sure not to use drying, alcohol based products like gel, mousse, or hair spray. Use a hair oil for styling instead. SILKtáge Rejuvenating Styling Serum contains ingredients like Argan Oil and Camellia Oil to add moisture and healthy shine to hair. Use a hot oil natural hair treatment weekly. Your hair does not need to be washed on a daily basis. AVOID SHAMPOOING YOUR HAIR EVERY DAY! Exposing hair to shampoo every day will strip the strands of their natural moisture and cause excess dryness. It is best to wash hair every other day, or 3 times per week. Very dry hair should limit hair shampooing to once a week. To ensure that hair does not become too dry, avoid shampoos with sulfates. The night before a hair washing day, sleep with a scalp treatment oil in to add moisture and hydrate the scalp and hair. SILKtáge Scalp Repair contains Coconut Oil, Argan Oil, and Red Palm Oil to naturally treat the scalp and prevent dryness.
When treating dandruff, it is important to reduce the number of chemicals being used on your scalp. Switch to a dandruff shampoo or look for one that is free of drying sulfates. Avoid washing your hair every day, as this can add dryness to the scalp and make the problem worse. Also, add a scalp treatment to your routine. SILKtáge Scalp Repair contains ingredients like Red Palm Oil and Tea Tree Oil to both heal and treat the scalp. Try using a solution with 3 parts water and one part apple cider vinegar and pour all over your scalp. Let it sit for a minute and then rinse.
To use a hot oil treatment on your hair, first find an oil treatment with ingredients that benefit the hair and scalp. SILKtáge Repair-Active is an oil treatment with ingredients that add moisture and cleanse the scalp to treat issues like dryness and dandruff. Apply your oil of choice directly onto the scalp and massage it in and throughout hair. Take a damp towel and put it in the microwave for 2 minutes. Wrap the warm towel around your hair and let it sit for 30 minutes. The heat allows for deeper penetration of the oil. Once the 30 minutes is up, shampoo your hair and style it as usual.
When growing out your hair, it is important to still get a trim every 6 weeks to reduce split ends and promote healthy hair growth. Use of hot oil treatments and hair oils will treat your scalp to promote growth and protect the hair from damage while it is growing. Scalp treatments like SILKtáge Repair - Active should be used weekly and hair oils like SILKtáge Rejuvenating Styling Hair Oil should be used every day. If treated properly, hair will grow in stronger and require less trimming.
Keep your hair hydrated and moisturized. Apply hair oil, and cream when your hair is wet. Always comb through your hair with a wide tooth comb or with your fingers to be sure the oils go through the hair strands. Stick with natural ingredients. Avoid products with chemicals; they tend to dry out the hair and build up a chemical shine. While silicones add shine, they do more harm than good in the long run.
Use a satin or silk scarf to tie your hair down at night or sleep on a satin pillow case. Cotton soaks up the natural oils in your hair, leaving it dull and dry. Use a hot oil treatment for hair every week. Try SILKtage Repair - Active as a hot oil natural treatment for healthier hair. If you are twisting, cornrowing or flat ironing your hair always add natural oils and butter to lock in the moisture and to protect the hair. Be sure to use a natural protective shine hair oil or serum like SILKtáge Rejuvenating Styling Hair Oil.
In order to maintain bouncy curls, it is important to reduce the amount of steps in styling your hair. Allow curls to air-dry instead of using a hair dryer. Apply a styling hair oil to damp curls with your fingers, never use a brush. This will give curls added lift without flattening them down. Once dry, you can add more hair oil for extra shine or leave curls as they are. SILKtáge Rejuvenating Styling Hair Oil is perfect for adding shine and smooth frizz to curly hair without adding weight.
The only way to get rid of split ends is by trimming your hair. Once hair is trimmed, use a natural hair oil like SILKtáge Rejuvenating Styling Serum to prevent future split ends or breakage. By using an oil treatment daily, hair will become more moisturized and less likely to suffer damage. If you have split ends and want to make them less noticeable, you apply a heavy hair repair cream or hair oil to lock in moisture before and after using a flat iron or a blow-dryer to prevent split ends.
Oily hair should not be washed every day. A great idea for oily hair is to rinse with vinegar and water if you are brunette and lemon juice if you are blonde or redheaded. This gently removes the oil and adds a sleek, natural shine. However, it should not be done too frequently or else it will dry out the hair and make it appear dull. Don’t be afraid to use a scalp oil treatment or hot oil treatment to balance oil productions in the scalp.
When using a flat iron to style your hair, it is important to always use SILKtage to protect your hair from heat damage. Without a serum, hair is exposed to extreme temperatures and can suffer greater damage. Look for serums that contain naturally moisturizing ingredients to protect hair. SILKtáge Rejuvenating Styling Serum uses Coconut Oil, Argan Oil, and Camellia Oil to create a natural protective barrier between your hair and the iron. Just apply a few drops to hair before and after styling to keep hair healthy, soft, and shiny.
It is important to know what’s in your beauty products. they can contribute to your hair becoming damage. Read ingredient labels carefully when shopping for beauty products, Be sure your hair care products DO NOT CONTAIN: ALL sulfates (sodium lauryl sulfate, ammonium lauryl sulfate, ammonium laureth sulfate, petroleum and mineral oil. ammonium xylene sulfonate, and TEA lauryl sulfate), Parabens, DEA, MEA, TEA, and all silicones (especially dimethicone). By avoiding these ingredients, you can ensure the safety of your skin, hair, and body when using beauty products.
Acne, blemishes and eczema can leave the skin uneven and with scaring. To achieve and maintain clear skin, be sure to remove makeup and impurities from the skin before going to bed at night. Use a natural, organic cleanser or a cleansing oil that contain balancing anti-oxidant ingredients. Massage skin with oils since uneven skin tends to be dehydrated. Allowing the oils to soak into the skin overnight can contribute to glowing skin in the morning. Try SILKtáge Clear Glow Cleansing Oil. Use a gentle mask weekly on the skin. A natural blend of milk, oatmeal and honey is a great face mask to help remove impurities. Lemon juice applied directly to the discolored areas can help fade the skin. Use an SPF sunsceen of 25 to protect the skin from the sun to prevent further discoloration.
Age spots are areas of hyperpigmentation on the skin caused by sun exposure. To lighten or remove them, it is important to focus on treatment both from the inside and outside. Increasing your intake of antioxidants by consuming Vitamin C will speed up the lightening of age spots. Also, applying skin oils with anti-oxidants to the spots daily will naturally lighten them. Also, continuous use of SILKtage Clear Glow Cleansing Oil will help smooth skin and fade dark spots. Avoid sun exposure to reduce your risk of developing more hyper-pigmentation or skin cancer.
In order to have healthy skin, it is important to pay attention to what you eat. Consume antioxidants to protect the skin from outside damage. Antioxidants can be found in dark chocolate, pomegranates, blueberries, spinach, and a number of other foods. Keep skins elasticity strong by eating foods with omega-3 fatty acids like salmon or walnuts.
As you age, hormone levels begin to drop. Your entire body, skin included, becomes affected by this change. During this time, it can help to switch to an oil cleanser and moisturizer. Oils will provide the skin with what it is no longer producing naturally. Using a product like SILKtáge Clear Glow to cleanse the face can restore a great amount of moisture. Be sure to add some of the oil to your moisturizer as well for even deeper skin hydration.
Dry skin feels tight, flaky and sometimes blotchy. Have you ever moisturized in the morning, but your skin still feels dry? Combat dry skin by applying oil to skin before you wash your face or before showering. Also, apply a moisturizer or skin oil immediately after showering when pores are still open and the product can penetrate the skin more efficiently. Skin does its best healing at night so be sure to use an antioxidant serum and your heaviest moisturizer or natural skin oil during this time. Exfoliate to remove dry skin and use a moisturizing mask at least once a week. Drink plenty of water and get exercise to help rid the body of toxins.
While it may sound strange, cleansing your skin with oil can actually help to clear blackheads and improve your skin’s condition. Most cleansers are full of harsh ingredients that strip your skin of its natural oil, causing it to overproduce oil to compensate. By cleansing with a natural oil cleanser, your skin’s natural oil production finds balance and slows down. Use SILKtáge Clear Glow daily to gently remove impurities from the skin.
In order to avoid post-cleansing dryness, it is important to apply moisturizer immediately after washing. Use one with oils in it or add a few drops of SILKtáge Clear Glow Cleansing Oil to your moisturizer for natural hydration. Keep skin moisturized by hydrating your body as well. Drink plenty of water and avoid the sun.
Immediately after stepping out of a shower, pool or lake/ocean, apply some cream or oil to the skin. Water strips the skin of its natural oils so it is important to replace them any time after water exposure. For extra dry, flakey patches use extra moisturizing oil like SILKtáge Clear Glow as a spot treatment. Oil will soften dry patches and protect the skin underneath from future dryness.
Skin redness or irritation should be treated only with natural, gentle solutions. If you are prone to redness, keep cotton balls soaked with chamomile tea, green tea, or alcohol-free witch hazel in a bag in your fridge. When redness occurs, apply the cotton balls to the area to calm and soothe skin. Once redness has subsided, gently pat a moisturizer or natural oil into your skin. SILKtage Clear Glow Cleansing Oil is great for calming redness to the skin.
DO NOT bite or lick your lips! This is a common habit that can be hard to break. Be sure not to buy flavored lip balms that tempt you to bite or lick your lips. Use only natural lip balms with oils and butters (coconut oil, shea butter, etc) and apply them daily and before lipstick application. As a general rule of thumb, drink lots of water to keep you lips and entire body hydrated.