Skin Care

 
  7 Amazing Healing Powers of Aloe Vera  

Can Dry Brushing Help Your Lymphatic System?

Your skin is the largest organ of your body, so treating it with TLC and maintaining its health will go a long way toward making you look and feel your best. Besides consisting of blood vessels, sweat glands and nerve endings, your skin helps remove waste, aids in digestion and has a lot to do with good circulation.

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20 Health Benefits of Fasting for Whole Body Wellness
Fasting has been recognised for its many health benefits dating back to Hippocrates. These benefits extend to everything from better weight management, improved cardiovascular health, healthier blood composition, and better cell recycling, among many others.

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33 Uses of Essential Oils for Home, Health and Happiness

Essential oils are the oil-based aromatic extracts derived from the leaves, stems, fruit, bark, flowers, roots, or seeds of plants. They are a highly concentrated form of volatile oils — another name for essential oils — and have many beneficial properties. Historians estimate that humans have been using essential oils for 5,000 to 6,000 years for medicinal, cosmetic, and hygienic purposes.

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Gotu Kola: A Dozen Proven Medical Benefits

Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) has a long and successful history of use in traditional medicines. Traditional uses for Gotu kola have included: Hepatitis, Syphilis, Gastrointestinal conditions, Asthma, Epilepsy, Varicose veins, Ulcers, Skin irritation and Swellings. And this is just the short list. Gotu kola has been a “go to” herb for herbal practitioners in Ayurveda, Chinese Traditional Medicine, Kampo Medicine (Japan), Thai Traditional Medicine, Indonesian Traditional Medicine, Hawaiian Traditional Medicine and many others.

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  red rose hips CROPPED.jpg   Guava Leaf Tea Fights Cancer, Lowers Cholesterol and Treats Diabetes

Mulberry (Morus alba) leaf and stem come with a long history of success in traditional medicines. They have been used for a variety of blood and metabolic disorders. Modern research is now finding that extracts from mulberry leaf and/or stem can seriously help correct conditions related to diabetes, poor cholesterol and weight gain.

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  Tasmanian Devil Milk is capable of killing the most deadly superbugs  

Essential Oil Formula Fights Acne Bacteria

Acne can be embarrassing. But it can also be dangerous if the bacteria that causes it grow out of control. Acne is typically caused by bacteria that grow within hair follicles. As the follicle becomes infected, our immune system launches an inflammatory attack against the bacteria. It attempts to surround and encapsulate the bacteria to prevent them from infecting the rest of the body. This is what causes the red bumps on our skin which are called papules.

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  15 Reasons to Keep Coconut Oil in Your Bathroom  

15 Reasons to Keep Coconut Oil in Your Bathroom
While multiple companies manufacture and market “new and improved” consumer goods that we use every day, such as soap, toothpaste, deodorant and body lotion, one of the best and most natural products has been right under our noses, so to speak.

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Nutrition For Better Skin Health

Proper skin care is important, since the skin is the bridge between the outside and the inside of the body. What you put on your skin gets directly absorbed into your bodyut toxins on your skin, and your body will take the toll. For this reason, avoiding toxic products from the cosmetic industry and instead using food-grade ingredients on our skins has become the routine of many.

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  Scientists identify six chemicals from plant extracts that can slow down biological ageing and boost longevity  

Scientists identify six chemicals from plant extracts that can slow down biological ageing and boost longevity

Everybody ages, but not everyone ages equally. The tick of our chronological clock doesn't always match the tick of our biological clock. And although ageing is inevitable, a group of Canadian researchers claim to have discovered the six best natural compounds that can slow down the ageing process and boost longevity.

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How to Make Your Own Healing Salve with Plantain-infused Olive and Coconut Oils

Whether you are looking for a safe salve for nappy rashes, or something to rub into working hands that could use a little TLC from all those weather cracks, or an active playful child who has knees and elbows, this salve is for you. It’s good for use on insect bites, scratches, rashes, nicks, cuts, dry skin, you name it – and even works as an earthy lip-balm.

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5 Proven Ways To Reduce Wrinkles Naturally

The beauty industry has big marketing budgets. They've spent fortunes trying to convince women that injections, chemical peels or $300 creams and serums will smooth wrinkles and restore youthful skin. But harsh treatments and chemicals can actually make things worse.

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Top Foods For Great Looking Skin

There are all sorts of personal care products on the market today that claim to hide wrinkles, clear up blemishes, and add a healthy glow to your skin. But many of these products fail to address the root causes of bad-looking skin, which for many people are nutritional in nature. Here are 10 foods you can begin incorporating into your diet today to help naturally improve the appearance of your skin.

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Mushroom extracts for even-toned, hydrated skin

Mushrooms are an often overlooked source of skin-loving nutrition because of their status as a member of the nightshade family which gives some a negative association with the fungus. While it is true that some mushrooms can contain trace organic toxins and should be moderately consumed, there are also some compelling medicinal benefits for the skin that must be considered.

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How to get a natural glow by exfoliating with baking soda

We have been so conditioned to purchase skincare products that most of us don’t realise we have what we need right in our kitchen or bathroom cupboard. The majority of skincare products often contain ingredients that are counterproductive to caring for the skin, and unless you are knowledgeable about what to look for, it can be daunting looking at the ingredients listings on skincare product labels and determining whether they are worth purchasing.

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