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Journal — Skin Care

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How to Make Shopping for Clean Beauty & Skincare Products Easy

How to Make Shopping for Clean Beauty & Skincare Products Easy

I’ve been researching and writing about clean beauty and skincare (and shopping for it!) for over a decade. Finding great, clean beauty products is definitely a thousand times easier than...

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Yoga for Your Face? Yes! (3 Poses You Could Be Doing While You’re Reading This)

Yoga for Your Face? Yes! (3 Poses You Could Be Doing While You’re Reading This)

I live in my head, and I’m notoriously disconnected from my body. I’ve learned to depend on small routines like earthing and facial massage (with my facial roller or without)....

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Say Hello to Our New & Improved Bath Salts

Say Hello to Our New & Improved Bath Salts

At Slow North, we are always on the lookout for ways to improve the quality of our products. We believe that our community deserves the best products that we can...

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3 DIY Recipes for Self-Care on Valentine’s Day

3 DIY Recipes for Self-Care on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, as you’re well aware, is the iconic holiday of love celebrated every February 14th. Characterized by Cupid, chocolates, and romantic candlelit dinners, this holiday is also one for...

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Try Dry Brushing to Detox Your Lymphatic System

Try Dry Brushing to Detox Your Lymphatic System

We’ve talked about several detox methods on the blog before, but there’s one topic we haven’t scratched the surface of yet: dry brushing for lymphatic drainage. While it sounds like...

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Facial Massage: Our Favorite Less-Is-More Skincare

Facial Massage: Our Favorite Less-Is-More Skincare

I love the less-is-more concept behind facial massage: instead of cluttering my bathroom cabinet with a proliferation of creams and serums and moisturizers, I can spend a few minutes on...

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5 Steps for Creating your Own At-Home Facial

5 Steps for Creating your Own At-Home Facial

Spa day, anyone? Well, that would be nice — but with most of the country still staying home, it’s unlikely we’ll have licensed estheticians performing extractions and rubbing serums into...

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4 Tips for Dealing with Maskne

4 Tips for Dealing with Maskne

Acne has been the bane of my existence since the 5th grade. Now, however, I’ve got maskne to contend with--acne from wearing masks. I’m definitely not going to stop wearing...

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Make Your Bath Spa-Worthy with These Simple Tips

Make Your Bath Spa-Worthy with These Simple Tips

If ever there was a time in our lives that called for a relaxing sanctuary in the comfort of our own homes, it’s now. Baths are blissful escapes, self-care that...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Natural Cleansing Oils

Your Ultimate Guide to Natural Cleansing Oils

Cleansing oils rode the Korean wave into U.S. skincare routines a few years ago, and since then, they’ve proven well worth the hype. While the thought of slathering oil all...

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5 Benefits of Witch Hazel

5 Benefits of Witch Hazel

Are you looking for a natural product to spice up your skincare routine with? You don’t have to look far: witch hazel, a plant native to North America and parts...

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Natural Deodorants: Which Ones Work and Why you Should Try Them

Natural Deodorants: Which Ones Work and Why you Should Try Them

Thanks to growing consumer demand for clean, non-toxic wellness products, natural deodorants are steadily nudging their way into the mainstream skincare scene. Conventional deodorants, while admittedly effective, can contain potentially...

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Five Natural Skincare Ingredients That Aren’t As Scary As They Sound

Five Natural Skincare Ingredients That Aren’t As Scary As They Sound

These five superstar natural ingredients (that sound like they were created in a test tube) are derived from completely natural sources. Better yet, they possess amazing protective, anti-aging and regenerative...

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