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How many cosmetics and toiletries do you use on daily basis? The average woman uses 12 different kinds of toiletries a day, according to Chemical Safe Skin Care Campaign. Collectively, those add up to more than 175 chemical compounds, of which 60 percent are absorbed into the body. Since the skin is the body’s biggest organ, what does that mean for our health?Full Story
You lay on a soft blanket at the beach. Nearby, waves lap at the shore gently. The sound relaxes you, and your thoughts drift away into daydreams. You feel good.
As the afternoon sun warms your body, you feel even better.
After a while, the heat from the sun becomes intense. You start to sweat, and your skin feels like it’s burning. Finally, the heat becomes too intense.Full Story
Anytime someone asks my skin type I almost always freeze in my tracks. The truth is I am a couple different skin types depending on the time of year. During the summer I am known to have oily skin, and in the winter my skin is very dry. If you deal with the same issues I do, you may be wondering what these skin types mean and what you can do to ensure healthy skin all year round!Full Story
When you plan on spending time outdoors, how often do you make sure to wear a hat to protect your face from the sun?
While it may be a bit unrealistic to don gloves throughout the entire year, we really should give our hands some of the same care as our face, as they are very unforgiving to hiding signs of aging!Full Story
There is no need to be shy about wearing that swimsuit- you can help reduce the appearance of cellulite ! Many women consider cellulite to be one of their most hated ‘flaws’, and it’s said to affect more than 90 percent of all women, to some extent. Cellulite is especially frustrating because weight loss and exercise alone usually cannot make it disappear.Full Story
UV levels are known to vary between climates and geography, but the damaging effects can still harm your skin, from causing premature aging to increasing the risk of skin cancer, the most prevalent form of cancer in the United States. Further, UV light reflects off clouds and snow, so even on days when you think it may be safe to skip skincare protection, you should really be mindful of getting extra exposure.Full Story
Natural moisture-promoting creams can help the epidermis hold onto water longer to help achieve younger looking skin. Emollients, including essential oils from plants occurring in nature, fill the spaces between skin cells and help replace the lipids that give skin a healthy glow.Full Story
These days it’s hard to find skin products without all the harsh chemicals, but luckily ingredients as close as your kitchen cupboard can act as natural skin care treatments to help keep your skin feeling and looking its best!Full Story
With the abundance of chemicals in most of today’s beauty products in the market, it’s no wonder that many of us have tried to find alternative ways for looking great the natural way! Maybe you’ve tried making soothing oatmeal facial skin care masks, or have put eggs into your hair for added shine. Another great super easy trick to try for healthy, glowing skin is to use grapes as a natural skin care cleanser.Full Story
Did you know the skin is the largest organ in the human body and is responsible for ¼ of the body’s detoxification each day? It is also the most important elimination organ and gets rid of approximately two pounds of waste acids a day. The skin receives one third of all the blood that circulates in the body and is the first organ to show signs of imbalance. For this reason, dry brushing is one of the most simple at home methods of promoting overall health.Full Story