Can DIY Facials Be Dangerous?

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We get this question asked often. Can DIY facials be dangerous? or Are DIY facial even effective?

As skin care professionals we want to give you a very honest answer. The truth is DIY facials can sometimes be dangerous and harmful to your skin. Although things are not black and white, there are some  ingredients that do have good effects on you but that will depend on your skin type.

Before you try a DIY facial we encourage you to do research and most importantly to know your skin type.

We find very interesting articles online  telling us why maybe applying avocado to your skin might be the answer to your problems or maybe honey and milk for hydration although many ingredients are not harmful some can have ugly effects on you.

Don’t get us wrong ! Ingredients like fruits and vegetables have great nutrients for your skin so we encourage you to eat them. The benefits you can get from them will be faster and more effective than putting them on your face.

Here are out top ingredients to eat for healthy looking skin.


We can not stress enough the importance of keeping yourself hydrated, take 8 glasses of water a day and tell us if you see any difference.


These foods will prevent the destruction of collagen and avoid premature aging .

  • Plums
  • Strawberries
  • Rasberries
  • Cranberries
  • Green tea (4 cups a day not more)


Eating good fats allows your skin to retain humidity and keep your skin looking young and radiant.

  • Salmon
  • Nuts
  • Avocato

So eat your food don’t put it on your face!!





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