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.
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).
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.
Get rid of dry winter hands naturally! Ah, the joys of winter are back again and along with that comes the dry, cold air that can wreak havoc on your epidermis, also known as your skin. Everywhere you go, people seem to be itching and scratching all different areas of their body. Many buy hand cream after hand cream to deeply hydrate their hands so they will have oh so soft hands.
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.
Did you know that more than 1 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States every year? One in every 3 cancers diagnosed worldwide is a skin cancer. In 1944, Coppertone sunscreen became the first mass marketed sunscreen. Fast forward to today, about a billion dollars worth of sunscreen are sold each year in the United States.
Facial Toners – one of the most disputed beauty secrets – remain the object of debate by multiple factions of people, including skin-care experts, beauty bloggers, health editors, and typical people with opinions on why or why not use them.
These days, dermatologists and uninformed health fanatics give the sun a bad reputation. We see shows featuring doctors that lecture audiences on skin cancer and the necessity – real or imagined – of sun screen. We read magazine articles regarding the subject of the public’s growing concern with skin cancer. We watch commercials that promote sun screens to protect us from the UV rays that reached out to us for thousands of years.
We have all heard about the craze – the trumpets of alternative health bloggers triumphantly announcing oil-pulling as an alternative health practice that allegedly fixes everything in your life but your marriage or financial issues. Writers and beauty editors swear by it, claiming miraculous results within days.
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.
September is National Honey Month! To celebrate the end of it, we decided to give you the sugary details about how a regular dose of honey can enhance your health. We are not just talking about the naturally sweet goodness that drips like gooey gold from every tablespoon. We will inform you on how to use it to maximize its benefits in every part of your life.