Archive for 'Beauty & Skincare'
Did you know rose hip tea works as a mild facial peel? The ascorbic acid in rose hip helps peel away the upper layers of skin cells to uncover radiant skin.Full Story
Whether you are 14 or 44, dealing with acne typically takes a toll on not only your skin, but it can affect your self-esteem as well. While teenagers are more likely to suffer from acne, some adults still contend with breakouts, too. However, there are safe, gentle and effective ways to achieve clear, healthy skin!Full Story
Usually at least once a season, that red, painful, itchy, summer rite of passage occurs – the dreaded sunburn. While next time you’ll remember to slather on the sunscreen (and either set the timer on your phone before taking a nap, or ask a friend to wake you!), natural remedies can help treat the uncomfortable situation at hand!Full Story
We’ve all heard the expression, “they wear their heart on their sleeve”, and we probably know a few people who openly display their emotions. Studies have even evaluated the influence smiling and frowning have on emotional health, with many claiming that smiling may boost mood.Full Story
Most women are prepared (or at least forewarned!) about ailments like morning sickness, fatigue, and mood swings commonly experienced during pregnancy. However, many may be misled about what to expect regarding skin health.
It’s not all about that healthy “glow” so often touted as the norm for mothers-to-be. Luckily, there are many safe, natural remedies that can help keep you looking beautiful and feeling comfortable throughout your journey!Full Story
I’m fairly young and can’t really complain of noticeable signs of aging yet, with one exception: dark circles under my eyes. A little over two years ago during a particularly stressful time in my life they appeared- and never went away.
Although I’ve looked at creams to help, they are expensive and offer no guarantee of actually working. I thought; why not try home remedies first? After doing some research, I found a few options so simple; I decided to give them a try.Full Story
We are probably all guilty of holding onto some makeup past its prime- maybe it’s because of wallet remorse after paying for a fancy designer brand or because it seems wasteful to toss a half-full tube of mascara. However, there’s another reason to routinely purge items in your makeup bag, besides replacing last season’s eye shadow – it’s important for your health!Full Story
You’ve probably heard of some of the ‘tricks’ beauty pageant queens pull before a performance – such as dabbing hemorrhoid ointment under their eyes to reduce puffiness, or using plastic wrap around their thighs to induce sweating to help shed excess water weight.Full Story
Spend some time with a toddler, and you’ll likely be envying their flawless complexion. Spend some time with a teenager, and you’ll likely be counting your blessings to not be riddled with hormone-induced blemishes. Spend time with an elderly person who has spent many decades in the sun, and you’ll likely be inspecting your own reflection for signs of aging.Full Story
Everyone used to joke around with me, calling me a ‘tanorexic’ long before the term was recognized in the medical community. All through high school and college, I dutifully frequented the tanning beds. I knew it was harmful, but similar to a smoker addicted to cigarettes, I didn’t focus on the dangers of it and kept going.Full Story