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Everything You Need to Know About Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin

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If you’ve ever wondered how and why your typically balanced or combination skin has suddenly turned a corner into way oily territory, or has gone the other way into a total Sahara situation, we may just have the answer for you—and, with that, a solution. Dehydrated skin may sound like just another way to say dry skin, but stay with us here. Dehydration can happen to any and all skin types, and yes, it could be the cause of your sudden change in oil production.

Here’s the lowdown on dry vs. dehydrated skin: dry skin is a skin type, often a result of genetics, whereas dehydrated skin is a temporary condition that can occur on any skin type. It’s exacerbated by external causes like too-harsh skin care products, poor dietary choices, and cold weather. Dry skin is skin that naturally fails to produce enough oil to properly hydrate itself, so it gets that itchy, flaky feeling that isn’t necessarily resigned to the face alone. If you have dry skin, you’ll likely see it—and feel it—…

Carne Asada Tacos & Guac

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Here’s what you’ll need:
For Carne Asada Tacos: 1 ½ lb. Flank or Skirt Steak 1 Package of White Corn Tortillas 2 Yellow Onions Queso Fresco 1 Bunch of Cilantro Salt + Pepper to taste For Mrs. Ammermans Guacamole: 3 Avocados ½ Cup of Salsa ½ Cup Cilantro (minced) ½ Cup Fresh Grated Pepper Jack Cheese ½ Lime (juiced) Salt + Pepper to Taste
Salsa: ¼ Yellow onion (diced) 4 Tomatoes (diced)  ½ Cup Cilantro (minced) ½ Lime (juiced)
First lets start by marinating and prepping the meat.  The longer you let the meat marinate, the better.  We recommend letting it marinate for a few hours.  Flank/skirt steak is naturally tough meat.  It’s very important to tenderize the meat well before seasoning and cooking.  This will soften up the meat and make it a lot more tender and easier to eat.  After you’ve beaten it until tender, go ahead and season both sides with olive oil, salt, pepper, lime juice, and minced garlic.  Set aside and let it soak while you heat up the grill to medium and finish prepa…