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Coconut oil is a healthy alternative to skin care products and has been said to be one of the best natural moisturizers out there, not only does it moisturize the skin without the use of harmful chemicals, it’s also loaded with antioxidants to help repair skin damage and strengthen skin tissues, thereby preventing wrinkles.Full Story
Acne is a painful and extremely stubborn condition that mostly affects skin with the densest population of sebaceous follicles; including the face, upper chest, and back. Severe acne is inflammatory, but acne also manifests in noninflammatory forms.Full Story
A healthy immune system is vital to good health, so when it is compromised or deficient in any way, other aspects of our overall well-being are likely to suffer, including the health of our skin.
Further, our skin and mucous membranes are considered the outer barriers of our immune system and the body’s first line of defense against bacteria, viruses, and other organisms. When the skin is in poor condition, we are therefore more susceptible to other illnesses.Full Story
Did you know one tablespoon of flaxseed oil a day has been proven to improve a number of skin conditions, including psoriasis? This is because it supplies essential fatty acids which are important for the skin and preventing dryness. Simply add a tablespoon of this healthy oil to foods or juice.Full Story
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
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
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