The cannabis plant has been getting a lot of attention lately for its supposed health benefits. But here's one you probably haven't heard of yet: THC - the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana - is actually an antioxidant and thereby offers skin benefits.
Before you turn your nose up at this, hear me out. I'm not suggesting that you smoke marijuana for beautiful skin - we all know that smo... ››› more
If the products in your skincare routine contain ingredients that you can't even pronounce, it's time to toss them!
While science has advanced over the years, natural remedies for healthy skin still endure. These ancient skincare remedies that have been passed down from generation to generation can massively improve your skin health
The best part? You don't need to look further than your ki... ››› more
You know that the carrot is one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat. Brimming with beta-carotene, vitamins A, B8, C and K, fibre, iron, potassium, copper, manganese and pantothenic acid, the common veggie offers a host of health-promoting, rejuvenating properties! But carrot seed oil is something different…
Carrot seed oil is derived from the seeds of the carrot's wild ancestor tha... ››› more
Did you know that some foods are packed with powerhouse nutrients that help keen your skin smooth, supple and glowing, all while fighting age-related damage?
According to Nicholas Perricone, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and author of Ageless Face, Ageless Mind, these are three foods you should be eating and smoothing on to save your skin!
Three foods that save your skin both ways
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There are many glorious claims about hemp oil - it contains the best essential fatty acids ratio and combination, is the only plant source of vitamin D, is brimming with amino acid variety and is the most unsaturated oil. Can one oil be all that? Yes!
But have you heard that hemp oil is also excellent for skin? It can replace most products in your skincare routine, including your moisturiser, a... ››› more
If you suffer from the chronic autoimmune disease known as psoriasis, which causes red, raised, scaly patches to appear on your skin, we can bet you've tried all of the topical steroid creams under the sun to soothe your skin.
While most topical steroid creams are costly and sometimes even ineffective, aloe may be a more affordable, effective solution to keeping psoriasis at bay.
For many ye... ››› more
In Ayurveda, it's believed that pomegranates are an excellent fruit for achieving the perfect mind-body balance. Yes, this is exactly why practitioners use it for traditional remedies and have been doing so for thousands of years!
If you'd like to reap the anti-ageing and skincare benefits of pomegranates, you'll be happy to know that you can do so at home. There are so many pomegranate skincar... ››› more
You've tried every expensive cream and serum on the market and still, they seem to do nothing to your collagen-starving face. Lately, those annoying forehead creases, upper lip lines and wrinkles around your eyes have really started bothering you, which has left you wondering, “Is Botox and plastic surgery my only option to take back my beautiful, youthful skin?”
The answer is absolutely no... ››› more
Most of us don't realise it, but our go-to skincare products can be significant contributors of harmful ingredients, chemicals and toxins. Dr Axe, nutrition specialist and natural medicine expert, calls this “the real price of beauty.”
The fact is that most commercially-produced, store-bought products are packed with artificial fragrances, colour, stabilisers and preservatives that your sk... ››› more
Millions of people suffer from inflammatory skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, acne, ongoing redness, contact dermatitis, excessive dryness or flakiness and persistent burning and stinging sensations.
Yes, this means that the average person is likely to be experiencing some issues with his or her skin...
While the symptoms of inflammatory skin conditions like these all largely... ››› more
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