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Hyaluronic Acid – Nature’s Moisturiser

Do you know the difference between a grape and a raisin? The answer is water. Water enables the grape to remain smooth and plump, while the lack of hydration causes the raisin to appear wrinkled and flat. Our skin is the same. For healthy, plump, youthful skin, water is an...
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Supplements for Healthy Hair

The general rule is this: eat healthy, focusing on mostly fruits and vegetables. Drink lots of water as well and you will find that natural healthy hair growth follows. Healthy Fat This includes coconut oil, olive oil, flax seed, chia seeds, and more. They contain high levels of omega 3...
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Do you know, what is Dermatillomania?

Scraching This is body-focused repetitive behaviour with continuous compulsion to pick at one's own skin, often to the extent that damages are caused.   Episodes of skin picking are often preceded or accompanied by tension, anxiety, or stress. During these moments, there is commonly a compulsive urge to pick, squeeze,...
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Anti-eczema Recipes

Your food choices play a very important role in your healing process. Did you know that whipping up something in your kitchen can actually help in your skin's fast recovery? Learn some of the yummy treats you can make to achieve a smoother and healthier skin. Raspberry Banana Smoothie The...
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Homemade Bath Bombs

Since I love all things fizzy, bath bombs are my personal favorite beauty treat. Drop one in your bath for a delightful sparkling treat. It’s like pink champagne for the body! Basic Batli Bomb 1          cup citric acid 2          cups baking soda 3          tablespoons kaolin clay 3 tablespoons sweet almond...
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Pomegranate Seed Oil health benefits

Like many of the other oils mentioned in this section, pomegranate seed oil is packed with tocopherols and phytosterols. However this oil, which additionally acts as an emollient, is uniquely enriched with both punicic acid and ellagic acid. Collectively, these elements help boost the production of collagen. This effectively benefits...
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Shea Butter health benefits

Rich in vitamins A, E, F and several phytonutrients, Shea butter is a natural fat extracted from the nut of the African Shea tree. When removed, the colour of Shea butter can be anything from white to golden yellow. If properly stored, its shelf life can last for a several...
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Cucumber Seed Oil health benefits

Rich in many essential fatty acids (EFAs), cucumber seed oil contains tocopherols — collectively known as Vitamin E — as well as various minerals, including potassium and silica. The oil is derived from pressed, cleaned dried seeds, from which yellow oil is produced. Widely acknowledged for its regenerative, cooling and...
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Sweet Almond Oil Benefits and Uses

Sweet almond oil should be avoided by those with nut allergies. Those with diabetes should also avoid it because it may lower blood sugar to dangerous levels. Shelf Life 1 year if stored in a cool, dark place. Aroma Light, slightly nutty scent. When mixed with essential oils the scent...
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Carrot Seed Oil health benefits

Full of A, B, C and E vitamins, carrot seed oil has been used for many centuries as an all-purpose solution to alleviate skin ailments, such as dermatitis, eczema, chilblains, scars and as a cleanser for removing toxins.   As an emollient, it is regarded as being particularly effective in...
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