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Why are the lines from the mouth to the chin (“marionette lines”) so hard to fix?

October 22, 2019
I love the story, told in Jeff Kober’s meditation blog, about a friend who comes upon a friend busily searching for her keys under a streetlamp.  She asks, “Oh no, did you lose something? Can I help?”  The friend gratefully...

Sore areas in the corners of the mouth or on the lips

October 18, 2019
Have you ever had soreness or sores around the lips or mouth?   It’s a very common problem in all age groups.   You’re right!  In the corners of the mouth, this is called angular cheilitis.   On the lips themselves, there are...

Are there solutions for “orange peel” skin on the chin?

October 15, 2019
This, for those of you who don’t have it, it’s that bumpy – well – orange peel like skin on many chins.  🙂  The French call it peau d’orange, which somehow always sounds better. What causes this?  Some think it...

Keep your fabulous eyelashes healthy and full.

October 11, 2019
The eyelash world is getting surprisingly complicated!!  The desire for good eyelashes that are easy maintenance is totally understandable!  We all would like that, right? Some things to think about: Your natural state of eyelashes is mostly related to genes...
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