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The Dangers of Antibiotic and Antibacterial Soaps

Originally used only in hospitals, triclosan is a drug that has been adopted by manufacturers of conventional soaps. About 75% of liquid antibacterial soaps and 30% of antibiotic bar soap use triclosan as an active ingredient, which has resulted in an industry that is worth an estimated $1 billion.  Triclosan is not only used in soaps and antibacterial washes but…

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Optimizing Testosterone for Skin Health

Little attention has been given to the importance of adequate levels of testosterone, known as the “male hormone”. In this blog post, we specifically dig into testosterone’s relation to skin aging.  Truth be told, testosterone is not a gender-specific hormone. It is a necessary androgen steroid for optimal metabolic function and well-being. It has been well documented that this important…

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Gut-Hormone Connection: The Link Between Poor Digestion, Estrogen & Skin Problems

Hormones play a key role in regulating the skin as an organ. When there is an imbalance and the body produces more stress hormones than adaptive hormones, the skin becomes compromised. Of the many hormones that can negatively affect the skin, estrogen is particularly damaging. As we will discuss in greater detail, estrogen can weaken the integrity of the skin.…

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The Untold Truth: Harmful Effects of Canola Oil

Canola oil is a popularly used oil that is marketed as a “heart-healthy oil”. However, in reality, canola oil is far from healthy. First of all, canola oil is not a natural, plant-derived oil. The term “canola” is a commercial name for the genetically modified version of the toxic rape plant. In other words, it is entirely manmade. The canola…

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Anti-Aging Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid

Skin aging is a multifactorial process that takes place both internally and externally. In the world of science, the internal processes that affect skin aging consist of metabolic and cellular stressors that are more or less part of the natural aging process. External stressors involve daily exposure to environmental toxins, UV-radiation, air pollution, and other factors that we have a…

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Anti-Aging and Protective Benefits of Methylene Blue

We have a strong interest in managing the aging of the skin considering it is the most visible and exposed organ. Not only is our skin the most vulnerable to environmental stressors but it is the organ we observe the changes of daily. The skin, like any other organ in the human body, is susceptible to aging, oxidative stress, and…

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5 Natural Ways to Protect Your Skin from the Sun

The sun’s warm rays are a magical source of healing and beauty. The right amount can energize you on a cellular level, give your skin a beautiful golden tone, ward off bacteria and improve a wide variety of skin issues. However, when it comes to sun exposure, balance is key. Too much sun can interact with unsaturated fats in the…

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The Best Anti-Inflammatory Skin Care Ingredients

Many skin conditions are caused by inflammation (often dubbed the root of all modern disease). If you’re dealing with eczema, psoriasis, rashes, breakouts, or other unwanted outbreaks of the skin, one of the first things you want to do is reduce inflammation. Finding the best anti-inflammatory skin care ingredients can be difficult without guidance. While some opt to go the…

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Enhancing Your Skin & Beauty Naturally

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  In a world of Botox, fillers, FaceTune, and Instagram filters, many are left feeling self-conscious about their natural appearance. We’re here to tell you that the power to radiate natural beauty is alive and well, and to prove it we are providing our favorite ways to enhance your beauty at home! Your Skin: A Look Inside Our skin is…

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Healing Rosacea Naturally

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  Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition that affects up to 10% of the population. It is characterized by a reddish rash on the face and chest, more commonly affecting women. While rosacea generally develops a little bit later in life—in someone’s 30s-40s—rosacea is becoming increasingly prevalent in younger generations, developing as early as the teenage years.[1] What is Rosacea?…

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