Natural Skin-care, Body-care and Home-care Solutions

Reduce dark circles, puffiness, and lines around your eyes

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Reduce dark circles, puffiness, and lines around your eyes

Dark circles and puffiness under the eyes can be caused by genetics, aging, and living a stressful unbalanced lifestyle. The skin around the eyes is extremely thin and delicate. It is important to limit the amount of pulling that we subject the eye area to. Be extra gentle when applying and removing makeup, and always use your ring finger – the weakest finger – along with light, tapping motions to apply under-eye skincare products. This will ensure that you are not stretching the already thin skin around the eyes and causing premature wrinkles.  Get enough sleep, drink enough water to...

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Camomile Essential Oil

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Camomile Essential Oil

Herbal medicine is increasingly being recognized as a safe and effective form of treatment. Chamomile popularity grew in the Middle Ages as a remedy for skin diseases. The chamomile flower has the most benefits and it is added to bath, body care products and ointments. Chamomile is often used in the treatment of skin rash, eczema, diaper rash, and psoriasis. A study published in the Journal of Natural Products assessed the anti-inflammatory compound properties of Roman Chamomile. Additional research in the journal Food Chemistry found that Roman Chamomile had both antioxidant and anti-tumor properties. Chamomile with its high anti-oxidant potency, make it...

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Alpha Hydroxy Acids

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Alpha Hydroxy Acids
Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) have helped control acne breakouts, photodamaged skin, fine lines, pigmentation, rosacea and sensitive skin conditions. 

Glycolic acid also may help lighten the skin when used in conjunction with skin-bleaching agents such as kojic acid.

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Natural Solutions for Allergies and Inflammation

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Natural Solutions for Allergies and Inflammation

Allergy sufferers prefer not to take synthetic chemicals on a regular basis, so natural options are fast becoming a popular choice. If you sneeze and cough, or your nose and eyes itch and are runny during certain times of the year, you may have seasonal allergies. Some allergic symptoms can include asthma in severe cases. The biggest spring allergy trigger is pollen. Trees, grasses, and weeds release these tiny grains into the air to fertilize other plants. When they get into the nose of someone who is allergic, they send the body's defenses haywire. Ragweed is a hardy plant that can grow anywhere,...

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Blemishes and acne skin

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Blemishes and acne skin

How to treat acne and blemish skin: 1- Clean your skin daily -  Personal hygiene is very necessary for fighting acne. Experts suggest, you should gently clean your skin with a mild cleanser at least twice a day. If you're washing your face twice a day but you still have oily skin and pimples, try applying a toner to your forehead, nose, and chin daily. Exfoliate your skin once a week to get rid of dead skin cells, and do a facial at home or at a spa to keep your face looking fresh. 2- Use a professional skin care cleanser with Glycolic Acid ( AHA ) A gentle cleansers with Glycolic Acid Peel...

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