What’s the Deal With Kale? If you asked someone 10 years ago what kale was, they might have not known. Sure, they could have accidently seen it as a garnish on one of their meals, but they never would have thought to eat it or even known it was edible. However, kale has recently gained […]
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?
Moroccan rhassoul clay is a fantastic beauty tool that can help visibly improve the appearance of your facial skin within minutes! It’s a lovely ochre colored clay with a silky smooth texture. Mined in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, this extraordinary mineral-rich clay is known for its unmatched ability to absorb impurities from the skin. It cleanses deep, clearing pores and tightening skin without harsh scrubs or chemicals.
Could your “natural” shampoo, conditioner, facial cleanser, body wash, baby shampoo, or bubble bath have toxic ingredients? If you suffer from eczema or dry, irritated eyes, check out this information about a common ingredient in “natural” and “organic” labeled products.
Did you know …
1) Laughing 100 times is equivalent to a 10 minute workout on a rowing machine.
2) Smokers get ten times more wrinkles than non-smokers.
3) When your face blushes, the lining of your stomach turns red too.
You don’t need to be Bugs Bunny to appreciate the health benefits of carrots! Naturally sweet, these crunchy root veggies are bursting with protective antioxidants, vitamins (A, B6, C, E), and critical trace minerals (potassium, copper, magnesium, manganese).
Laughter is so good for us! It triggers the release of endorphins (happiness hormones), helps to boosts the immune system, relaxes the whole body, protects the heart, lowers stress, eases anxiety, casts away fear, improves mood, helps with alertness, creativity, and memory! Go ahead and get your laugh on today!
Please support your local family farmers and farmers markets! Most are happy to tell you exactly how your food was grown and many will allow visitors to their farm if you just ask! Plus, you’ll know your food is freshest since it only had to travel a few short miles.
If the eyes are the window to the soul, then your skin is the window to your body. Do you have recurring skin issues in the same areas of your face, month after month? Your skin may be trying to tell you something about your overall health!
If you think exercising is important for your body, then consider exercise for your face, too. Your face has muscles, and toned muscles will always look better than weak, flabby muscles. Unlike skeletal muscles, such as those in your biceps and hamstrings, muscles in the face are often directly attached to the skin that covers them. When these muscles lose tone and elasticity, gravity begins to pull the skin over them down, resulting in the dreaded skin sagging.
In the time it will take you to read this, two more Americans will have died from cancer. In your lifetime, one in three people will contract some form of cancer. One in four will die from the disease. Within the next five years, cancer will surpass heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States.