Breakouts are the skin bane of teenagers and adults alike. It’s tempting to reach for the “quick fix” to clear skin. Usually that’s benzoyl peroxide, likely the most widely used ingredient in acne preparations both over the counter and prescription. The use of Benzoyl Peroxide (BP) in cosmetic and acne preparations has been banned throughout Europe. So why are we still using it?
The shadow of dementia plagues many families. Dementia is a major issue! It’s sad to see your family member or loved one fade away before your eyes. Cherished memories can slip away into a black hole of symptoms we call dementia. It’s difficult to think that any of us or someone we know could be affected by this someday.
Don’t be overwhelmed with all the natural skincare products out there because you are not alone. While your current facial cleansing and body cleansing may give you a clearer and brighter looking skin, they are doing you more harm than good. Parabens, phthalates, mineral oils, and dioxane are commonly found in most skincare products. In the long run, these chemicals can lead to premature skin aging, endocrine disruption and severe health problems.
You may not be familiar their names, what function they perform to keep you healthy, or what gland produces them, but hormones play a vital role in how you feel both physically and mentally. Hormone imbalances are relatively common, and often go unnoticed. Their symptoms are general, varying, and nondescript, but can easily alter the course of your day.
We love fun facts. They are a great way to relax and read about some neat things that maybe you did not, well… know. So, grab your favorite organic beverage and take a look at some of the interesting information we dug up. Enjoy!
We write to provide you with all kinds of awesome information that empowers you to boost your body’s health. We believe that this should start with your skin – your number one defense mechanism and the largest organ on your body. Today, we want to make a special post that lets you put your best face forward – literally! We offer a wide range of all-natural clay masks formulated to detoxify, purify, and cleanse your skin from the surface of the epidermis to the layers beneath.
Type the words ‘deformities from GMOs’ into Google Images, and you will come across a disturbing collection of images depicting piglets with severe spinal conditions, rats with bulbous tumors growing from their bodies, and bulls with massive, bulging muscles similar to that of Mr. Universe. These grotesque images will disgust you enough, but reading even further into the twisted details framing the GMO scandal we all face everyday will make your stomach turn.
Tis the season to start sipping steaming cups of hot beverages while sharing good times with family and friends. At this time of year, we gather around with loved ones to discuss memories and plan holiday gatherings. Many of these gatherings involve a mug of cocoa, coffee, or even tea. For the upcoming holiday season, we encourage you to enjoy more tea, and experience a number of benefits that multiple teas can offer your body and mind. Many individuals still do not know the origins of tea drinking, or what it can do for their well-being. To ring in the holiday season, we give you the details on how to celebrate your traditions – with a healthful, hot drink.
As the leaves start turning bright, crisp colors and the temperature moves down to a chill, a few seasonally symbolic images come to mind for most people. The deep, rich colors of autumn mingle with aromas of potent spices and herbs. Everyone starts participating in fun fall activities like high school football games, drinking hot beverages, and carving pumpkins into jack o’ lanterns. Whenever you decide to put that toothy grin on your pumpkin this Halloween, think about the health benefits that this American squash can provide you as you clean out the seeds.
October marks the time of year that many individuals use to reflect on either loved ones who struggled with breast cancer, or remember their own struggle with this life-threatening condition. Some people participate in festivities designed and marketed to ‘raise awareness’ of the reality of breast cancer, fueled by fund raisers that target the hope of ‘finding a cure.’
Organic rosemary blesses the body with a combination of health benefits for the mind, body, and appearance! That is why we are so excited to introduce rosemary as today’s ingredient spotlight. Used as an ingredient in around fifty four of our face naturals products, rosemary goes the extra mile in improving the health of multiple skin conditions. We wanted to share with you the reasons behind our usage of this highly versatile plant, and why we want to celebrate it with this post.
Caress Your Complexion with Organic Carrot Seed Oil
We pride ourselves on using products that turn our ingredient list into a cornucopia of skin-care creations, with organic botanicals extracted from vegetables, fruits, and spices. That is why we are happy to feature organic carrot seed oil in our ingredient spotlight! We use organic carrot seed oil in our products due to the full range of benefits it offers the skin. The benefits do not stop there, and you can do your whole body a healthy favor by tapping into the best-kept secret we share with our readers.
Shining the Light on Dark Spots
One of the most common aesthetics associated with the skin’s aging process include age spots – also known as liver spots, dark spots, or sun spots. You know what we are talking about: those annoying speckles that start appearing on the your face, neck, shoulders, and sometimes arms. Most often, they bear testament to just how much sun exposure you received during your youth, and what kind of damage it imposed on your skin. Dark spots reflect the not so bright side of sun bathing, tanning beds, sun burns, and spending hours at the beach without reapplying your preferred method of sun protection.
Praise for Perilla Seed Oil
Perilla seed oil will take your health by storm, with its power-packed contents of vitamins and minerals. Effective both as a skin-care ingredient and supplement, this carrier oil claims a space in dozens of our products. Today, we extrapolate on the vast combination of health benefits that perilla seed oil can provide in this special ingredient highlight.
Indigenous to the regions of eastern Asia, especially China and Japan, perilla plants have a place on the mint family tree. First used by the Chinese in the traditional herbal medicine practices common to their culture, it relieves a varying quantity of diverse ailments and irritations – inside and out.