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Foods for the Skin: Andy Hnilo’s Go-To Meal

Needless to say, diet plays a major part in skin health and can either make or break your path to great skin. This is why we should incorporate as many nutrient-dense ‘foods for the skin’ into our diet as we can. In the video below, Andy Hnilo cooks up his go-to ‘skin food’ meal. Made up sweet potatoes and beets, pastured eggs,…

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Andy Hnilo’s Guide to a Clean Shave

There’s nothing better than a great shave. Through a lot of trial and error as well as dealing with ingrown hairs, Andy Hnilo has fine-tuned the perfect shaving routine over the years. With this consistent and effective routine, you’ll be waving razor burns, ingrown hairs, and irritation good-bye for good!   Use a Derma Roller. Start with an Alitura Derma Roller treatment to…

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Healthier Kidneys, Healthier Skin: The Kidney-Skin Connection

The kidney-skin connection isn’t often discussed, however in reality, it turns out that healthier kidneys equal healthier skin. As taught in Chinese Medicine, the kidneys are one of the most important organs in the body and play a major role in determining skin health and beauty. The Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach Westerners often fail to understand the intimate interconnectedness of…

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The Skin and Beauty Benefits of Salt

Salt has a pretty bad rep. It has been deemed to cause hypertension, high blood pressure, and heart disease. However, in this post on the skin and beauty benefits of salt, we’re going to debunk that. Those claims do not tell the whole story and they fail to point out that there are key differences between refined, heavily processed salt…

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The Harmful Beauty Effects of Estrogen

In an earlier post, we talked all about the damaging effects of stress hormone cortisol. In this post, we will focus on the harmful beauty effects of estrogen, another stress hormone. Hormones & The Endocrine System One of the most important factors involved in determining either healthy or unhealthy skin is the endocrine system. Most skin diseases, including the accelerated…

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Why You Should Be Able to Eat Your Skincare Products

One of the golden rules to holistic skin care is “if you can’t eat it, don’t put it on your skin.” So just as you would carefully select your food, you might also consider doing the same for your skincare products. The reason for favoring natural skincare is simple: the skin is a rather direct line to the bloodstream. In essence,…

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Andy Hnilo’s Pan-Seared Wild Sockeye Salmon Recipe

  Enter Andy Hnilo’s kitchen as he cooks up a functional, nutrient-dense seafood meal. The menu is made up of pan-seared wild sockeye salmon with steamed vegetables and a delicious, nutritious mash on the side. This makes for a great meal that is easy to make and tastes incredible, too. Here is the complete step-by-step video loaded with facts and great tips! …

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How Horsetail Benefits Your Skin

A close up of horsetail

Horsetail, also known as Shavegrass, Bottle Brush or by its scientific name Equisetum arvense, is a perennial plant that resembles a horse’s tail. It commonly grows in North America, Asia, and Europe. Horsetail contains important nutrients that support the health of the skin, including iron, manganese, silica and various antioxidants. Additionally, horsetail is known to possess antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory…

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Getting The Alitura Glow: A Step-By-Step Guide To Instant Radiance

Beauty starts from within. It is the outer manifestation of good health, and in fact, the state of our health is reflected in the quality of our skin. Therefore, the number one thing to do to get the ‘Alitura Glow’ is to start from a healthy, nutrient-rich diet. Once you have that down, our Instant Radiance skincare guide will help you go…

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DIY Hair Mask Recipe: Naturally Condition & Lighten Your Hair

One of Andy Hnilo’s secrets to healthy hair is his favorite DIY hair mask, which moisturizes, smooths, brightens and conditions the hair follicle. Watch the video below to hear about its full benefits and scroll down to see the after picture!        Andy’s DIY hair mask includes: –Alitura Moisturizer  -Organic Ceylon Cinnamon -Wildcrafted Andiroba Butter -Wildcrafted Montana YewTip Oil -Organic Olive…

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