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Fact or Fiction: Natural Skin Treatments
by Staff
Did you know that about 90 percent of the skin care products sold in the United States have never been tested for safety? If this worries you then natural skin treatments are for you. Test your knowledge with this natural skin treatments quiz.

If you have dry skin, one of the best natural ingredients to use on your face is brown sugar.

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  • almost fact: You should try orange juice.

Egg yolks will clear up oily skin.

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  • almost fact: Not quite -- egg whites are best.

Certain teas are humectants, which means they can counter the aging effects of the sun.

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  • almost fact: Certain teas are antioxidants.

Watermelon juice can sooth sunburned skin.

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  • almost fact: If your face is sunburned, try cranberry juice.

Pureed tomato, along with lemon juice and oatmeal, makes a great exfoliating mask.

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  • almost fact: You'll want to puree an avocado.

Pure vitamin D is a remedy for dry, cracked, rough skin.

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  • almost fact: Vitamin D is a good natural acne treatment.

To hydrate your skin throughout the day, add a few drops of lavender oil to a spray bottle of water.

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  • almost fact: Frequent spritzing with chamomile oil and water will keep your skin fresh.

You can also mix yogurt with tomatoes for an antioxidant-rich facial treatment.

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  • almost fact: Yogurt will curdle if you mix it with tomatoes -- you'll want to add wheat germ instead.

You usually eat pickled ginger with sushi, but it's also a powerful antibacterial agent for your skin.

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  • almost fact: Wasabi is the sushi accessory you want.

Rubbing green seedless grapes on your face will drastically reduce redness in your pimples.

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  • almost fact: Rubbing half a lemon over your face will do the trick.