Thompson Chemists — Lavido

LAVIDO Skincare from the Sea of Gal

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Lavido skincare is dedicated to scientific research aimed at developing breakthrough formulas that actually work. Lavido is certified organic skincare line inspired by the natural landscape of the Village of Nahalal, in the Galilee Valley. Lavido uses plants grown from crops that are cultivated without the intervention of genetic engineering (non-GMO), without sprays or synthetic fertilizers to develop products that are free of artificial ingredients such as SLS, parabens, silicone, petroleum or artificial coloring agents. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpG17mM-pAg] Lavido skincare was founded by Ido Magal, whose love for the land inspired him to research natural cosmetics, conducted workshops at the Lavido...

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Livin' LAVIDO Loca!

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[gallery ids="2513,2514,2515"] I know you have all been eagerly anticipating my Lavido review. Well boys and girls, you can quit biting your nails and finally ease back into your seats. Lavido has dominated my skin care regime last week and I am happy to report that I am scale-free. Areas around my lips, hairline and neck that were super dry, flaky and gross are no longer! I tried out a scrub, a moisturizer and a cleanser. Day one, I started off with the Pomegranate Facial Scrub, which I really liked. Normally I find scrubs to be abrasive and painful but...

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Winter skin blues

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To follow up Esther's very informative post on Xerosis (or dry flaky skin) I thought I would share some of the ways I keep my own very dry skin under control in wintertime. This is also sort of a follow up to my blog on holiday travel (particularly my eulogy to Avene's Cicalfate Cream, which I won't repeat). Today I'm going to talk about the body. Americans often worry only about their visible skin, i.e. the face, and occasionally hands and feet. However, if not properly cared for the rest of the body suffers, not just from dryness but also...

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It's Not All Hopeless With Xerosis! :P

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Y’know those questions that bother you perpetually, like, shouldn’t V8 really be called V7F1 ‘cause tomato is considered as a fruit and not as a vegetable? Or, how is Bear Grylls from Discovery Channel’s Man vs. Wild still in one piece?! Seriously! Anyways, I digress. My latest question is this: What in the world are these flaky, scaly patches of skin on my face? Thankfully, working at a pharmacy allowed me to answer this question easily: Xerosis…dry skin! A simple and common problem. Happy that I wasn’t dying from lizarditis, I set out to discover more about Xerosis and how...

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