For years, you've been taking probiotics in oral capsules to keep your gut healthy. But you may have realised while shopping lately that bacteria has made its way onto the skincare shelves in the form of face washes, toners and masks infused with probiotics.
At first, it may seem counterproductive since you use skincare products to remove dirt, bacteria and germs from your skin. But probiotics ... ››› 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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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
When you think of your skin, the first thing that comes to mind is beauty, right? But it's actually super-important for your overall health, too! After all, your skin in your body's largest (and most visible) organ, not to mention the major interface between you and everything outside of you.
Your skin is also home to a number of microbes. Research is only starting to piece together the vital r... ››› more
I love bringing the beauty of my garden indoors. If you don't have a garden, don't stress - dried floral buds and petals are readily available! My all-time favourites? Rose, lavender, sage, basil and parsley. I also like lemon balm - it reminds me of my childhood patio.
Tassels of bright pink flowers, blue sea lavender, clary and argyranthemums - the floral equivalent of your grandmother - are ... ››› more
When you think of argan oil, you probably think of bouncy, super-shiny hair. But guess what? This fantastic oil packs some amazing benefits for your skin, too!
Organic argan oil is contains antioxidants, vitamin E, and essential fatty acids, will hydrate even the driest skin, won't grease up oily skin, doesn't clog your pores, is a natural anti-ager and can be used day and night. Here are four ... ››› more
Your skin is one seriously busy organ! Think about it - it almost 60% of what you put on it. And while there are lots of facial products on the market that pack questionable ingredients, I'd rather you switch your body products first…
It all comes down to this - if you're trying to reduce the number of chemicals you're exposing yourself (and your family to), the best way to do it is by starti... ››› more
Vitamin C has fantastic antioxidant and anti-ageing powers. This is the very reason that I love using it in a face mask to rejuvenate and freshen up my skin!
To learn how to mix up a quick and easy vitamin C face mask made with powdered vitamin C, vitamin E pills and liquid Co-Q10 at home, keep reading.
The skin benefits of vitamin C
The antioxidant properties of vitamin C known as ascorbi... ››› more
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