Clean Beauty Care
If you wouldn’t eat it, why put it on your skin? It’s widely accepted that ingesting chemicals is bad for our health, but what about transdermal penetration? The fact is, what we put on our skin can also impact our health.
Perfume has become a industrial, virtually plant-free affair, far removed from its nature-bound beginnings. Modern day perfumes and fragrances, be they the ones you spray on, shampoo into your skin or moisturize post-shower, have morphed into vehicles that deliver numerous petroleum-based synthetic toxins into our bodies, making most scents little more than ugly subverters of health, wrapped in pretty packaging.
The FDA recently banned triclosan in antibacterial soaps, but it still lurks in many personal care products.
In my private consulting work, I often encounter frustrated clients who are in search of natural deodorant that really works.You probably know that conventional deodorant and antiperspirants contain ingredients that may come with health risks; these include phthalates in the fragrance blend, parabens as preservatives, aluminum chlorohydrate to block your sweat glands, triclosan for antibacterial action, propylene glycol to soften the product, and talc to sop up wetness.
The skin is the body’s largest organ and is often called "the third kidney" because of its importance in the body’s process of detoxification. Daily your body regenerates new skin cells leaving many of the dead ones still on the body. The brushing of the skin helps the skin regenerate more efficiently allowing the load on the kidney and liver to lessen.
Here are five reasons to regularly work up a sweat!
Air time wreaks havoc on your skin. Anyone who’s traveled for any amount of time on an airplane has probably experienced that dry, tight feeling in the face and hands. That comes from the recycled air, which is low in humidity and tends to suck moisture out of the skin, leaving it dry and cracked and dehydrated. Some people experience worse symptoms, including itching, flaking, and redness. Fortunately, there are things you can do to counteract these effects, so you can arrive at your destination comfortable and looking radiant. Here's how...
The U.S. News and World Report diet rankings are useless because the criteria they use to evaluate diets are hopelessly, painfully out of date.
Deborah Burnes shares her tips on inflammation and defines “We are what we eat.”
Collagen is the most abundant form of protein in our bodies, responsible for the elasticity in our skin, hair, and nails, important for its healing gut benefits, and ease of mobility in our joints and muscles. As we age its production slows, making it that much more important (and desirable) to supplement – but we are no longer limited to bone broth.
Redness. Acne. Wrinkles. Premature aging. Rosacea. Psoriasis. Eczema.What do they all have in common?Inflammation.
There’s a reason so many yogis and wellness junkies are flocking to Bali every year - the magical “Island of the Gods” is the perfect place for a retreat or trip that will leave you feeling refreshed and renewed, connected, and inspired.
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