Kilted Suds ~ The Dirty Truth

How to Properly Use A Face Mask

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Clay face masks, like those we make here at Kilted Suds, are often not used correctly. To get the most out of your face mask, and to leave your skin happy, follow these simple steps! 1. Mix Your Mask If you are using one of Kilted Suds Face Masks, you will need to add the liquid of your choice to the powder base. Begin with about 1 tsp of dry ingredients in a bowl, and slowly add 1-2 tsp of liquid. Hot liquids combine best, but make sure it cools down a bit before you apply! Stir the mix until you...

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All About That Face Mask

Posted by Brigid McHugh

We all love a little at home relaxation now and then, and sometimes, a bit of pampering really can make the whole world better. For me personally, a good face mask does so much more than help my skin, it makes me feel calm, relaxed, and pretty! The most important part about picking your favorite face mask is to know your skin type. If you're not sure what kind of skin you have, take a look back at our post about how to identify your skin type. Knowing what kind of skin you have will aid in both selecting the...

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Dry Skin, Causes & Care

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Going along with the theme for the last few weeks, today I want to discuss dry skin. I personally deal with eczema and patches of dry skin from time to time, and have helped many find products that soothe and heal dry skin. Causes and Side Effects Dry skin can cause unsightly patches of flaking skin, irritations, peeling, itching, and more. The best place to start when dealing with dry skin is the way you hydrate your body. It is essential to your health and well-being to keep yourself well hydrated from the inside out. This means drinking water, and...

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Oily & Acne-Prone Skin, Causes & Care

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Different skin types require different products and routines. Today's focus is on those of us fighting against oily skin. Not sure what skin type you have? Check out our post on Identifying Your Skin Type. Potential Causes and Side Effects While sometimes it is just pure genetics, there are a few different factors that can contribute to oily skin on the face and body. Some of the most common contributors to oily skin include things such as climate/environment, diet, hormones, age, stress, and product usage.  Oily skin is often associated with large pores. These two go together because large pores...

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Identifying Your Skin Type

Posted by Brigid McHugh

The skin on our faces can be as different from one person to the next as the prints on our fingers. Most people can safely assume which skin type they have based on general feel and texture. Skin types generally have one or more of four basic qualities: Oily Dry Normal Combination Additional qualities can include: Ageing Acne Prone Irritated Sensitive Identifying your personal skin type is the first step in properly caring for your skin, as well as a determining factor in which types of products are best for you. Keep in mind that skin type can change not only...

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