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5 Natural Steps To Rid Yourself of Blackheads!

Those Pesky Blackheads!

Tres Spa For Clear Clean Fresh Healthy FacesI had a customer come by and ask me what was a good natural way to get rid of Blackheads. Great question! We all want clear skin with a soft glow. That means no acne allowed!

So first what's the true content of a blackhead and where does it come from? Blackheads are simply trapped oxidized oil and dead skin cells. They can show up anywhere including your back and chest, but more commonly your face and even more commonly your nose.

So what can you do to get rid of them? Scrubbing harder when you clean is not the answer. What you need to do is soften the skin and dissolve the trapped oxidized oil and let the pores flush it out.  There are lots of over the counter medicines formulated or this and the top two synthesized compounds are salicylic acid and retinoids.  Almost all of the acne fighting products will have one of these in it. But we are looking for bio-organic solutions to help right?

Five Steps to Complete Clarity

The good news is that we can get the work done using natures power and products that are in harmony. Here is Tres Spa's 5 step process:

Step 1: Wash your face on the regular. You can wash it when you wake and before you go to bed. Especially if you use makeup! I like to use washes with botanical exfoliates, of course. If you want to do a DIY and make your own face washing paste then take that natural Organic Vegan Soap bar, shave a bit of and add it to a glass bowl, toss in some ground oatmeal or other botanical s, add a splash of water and let it rest. The water will breakdown (biodegrade) the soap enough to make it sticky and mixable. You can use this as your face wash. Do not make a big batch as you will want to use this fast. Oil and water and botanicals equals a bacteria play ground. If you want to skip this hassle then just pick up a Tres Spa Organic Face Cleanser.

 

Step 2: My favorite standby is the ole Tres Spa Clay Mask. The ultimate in product flexibility . I can make a tiny bit for a spot treatment or make a lot for the full facial effect. It is always fresh and custom to my personal needs. My favorite things to add from nature are Avocado and a piece of my Aloe Vera plant (so much goodness I can't begin to tell you). You can read about it here.  In fact, if you don't have a Aloe Vera plant, run to the store and get one! We have them at our local farmers market and I am surprised at how few pay attention to these lovelies! You can grow it inside on your window ledge. Mash that into a thicker paste for a small area or, if you are covering a larger area make into a spreadable consistency to cover the skin are you want covered. I make mine a bit like pancake mix.

 

Step 3: You can finish your mask with a warm compress or a steam.

 

Step 4: I always always always follow with a toner. Just a spritz or two. Tres Spa makes a great natural purely botanical one or use whatever toner you see fit. Just stay away from alcohol – (but then you are natural so, me saying that is like preaching to the choir).

 

Step 5: Moisturize! Yes, use a moisturizer that is well suited for your skin type. You need to replenish and restore the skin so it doesn't dry out on you and get all clogged up again.  Contrary to what others may tell you, oil-less moisturizers are not natural and just because they have no oil, it doesn't make them better. It's a marketing angle. The ones I have seen are a blend of synthesized compounds seasoned with a couple of plant ingredients. I am not saying they are bad, they just don't fit  into the Tres Spa philosophy of creating products In Harmony with Nature and I know there are loads of natural plant oils that will not build up and clog your pores. You can find some of those amazing oils in our face oils. We also have a cream for that, called Defiance! and very popular!

 

Repeat as often as you need and feel free to mix up step 2 and 3. Make a routine you can stick to on  a regular basis.

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The Très Spa blog may contain articles on science, or medical topics; however, no warranty is made that any of the articles are accurate.There is absolutely no assurance that any statement contained or cited in an article touching on science or medical matters is true, correct, precise, or up-to-date. The overwhelming majority of such articles are written, in part or in whole, by nonprofessionals. Even if a statement made about science or medicine is accurate, it may not apply to you or your symptoms.

The information provided at Très Spa is, at best, of a general nature and cannot substitute for the advice of a medical professional (for instance, a qualified doctor/physician, nurse, pharmacist/chemist, and so on). None of the individual contributors, nor anyone else connected to Très Spa can take any responsibility for the results or consequences of any attempt to use or adopt any of the information presented on this web site.

Nothing on Très Spa's site or included as part of any project or product of Très Spa, should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a medical opinion or otherwise engage in the practice of medicine.

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Number One Skin Care Treatment for Younger Looking Skin Revealed!

The Most Important Skincare Treatment

We all want it, especially when it's gone, that youthful looking glowing skin. Soft and supple like an endless spring. But it's not so easy to hang on to. With time  and the environment assaulting it, you can feel like you are in an endless battle. As if environment and age weren't enough, what about all of those endless miracle potions we put on? From perfumes to the laboratory concoctions of creams, serums, ointments, lotions and a myriad of other products loaded with synthesized compounds from the lab. Oh and let us not forget the dreaded Sun Screen.

Gee wiz, you would think that nature could not survive without endless scientific intervention! Yes your skin is the largest organ and yes, you should treat it right since it will be with you an entire lifetime. We do believe that good topical skincare practices can really have a solid impact on your skins natural abilities. At Tres Spa we believe, you should be using pure natural products formulated in harmony with nature, to achieve that goal.

But there is one skincare treatment that is the most important one if you want to nourish health skin and it is free to use.

Free To Use

Here's the truth. Your skin is a wonder to behold. It protects you from the outside and allows you to detoxify the inside (that is why sweating is such a good thing). Your skin is a natural defense with multiple layers that regenerate every 28 days or so. New cells continuously replacing dead ones. Your job is to help support the skin to do what the skin does naturally, and sure, maybe help it out a bit here and there.

So what is the most important skin care treatment ever? Water. That's it, the most important skin care treatment ever created; water.

Why Is It So Important & How Much Do I Need?

Drinking water, and enough water, everyday can have a profound impact on your skin. Drinking water keeps you hydrated from the inside and what is inside eventually pushes (or flushes) out. Now how much water should you drink? I have heard a great deal of differing recommendations. The most popular is the 8 x 8. Eight, eight ounce servings of pure water. I have also heard others say to drink a half gallon a day to really make sure you are flushing the body clean. Others say liquids count towards your water while others argue that only pure water counts. Best advice I received from someone was to drink plain water until your urine is fairly clear. Of course this was from my time as a Raw Vegan so the food choices also helped a great deal. At the time (the time I am writing this) I am not a practicing Raw Vegan, I'm more Vegan with occasional slips. I pretty much have settled into having a half gallon glass jug of water handy every day.

Personally, I think that it should be plain water . Why, because it has nothing fancy about it. It's simple, yet elegant, it is naturally designed to supply all living organisms the key ingredient to life.

It doesn't require any manipulations to get it to work. No synthesized compounds from a lab or factory. No human intervention required. It works fresh from the spring. It works no matter how young or old and you can start using it any time! It's never too late.

If you are having trouble getting enough water because you don't like the taste, here are some life hacks I used to get myself transitioned to plain water. I had a lifetime of drinking nothing but flavored drinks and a serious Diet Soda addiction. It worked for me and I hope it will help you.

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The Très Spa blog may contain articles on science, or medical topics; however, no warranty is made that any of the articles are accurate.There is absolutely no assurance that any statement contained or cited in an article touching on science or medical matters is true, correct, precise, or up-to-date. The overwhelming majority of such articles are written, in part or in whole, by nonprofessionals. Even if a statement made about science or medicine is accurate, it may not apply to you or your symptoms.

The information provided at Très Spa is, at best, of a general nature and cannot substitute for the advice of a medical professional (for instance, a qualified doctor/physician, nurse, pharmacist/chemist, and so on). None of the individual contributors, nor anyone else connected to Très Spa can take any responsibility for the results or consequences of any attempt to use or adopt any of the information presented on this web site.

Nothing on Très Spa's site or included as part of any project or product of Très Spa, should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a medical opinion or otherwise engage in the practice of medicine.