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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 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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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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4 Skin Benefits of Neroli Essential Oil

flat lay of oil bottles next to neroli flowers

Neroli, scientifically known as citrus aurantium, is a citrus botanical commonly used as an essential oil. Being a member of the citrus family, neroli possesses several of the same wonderful medicinal properties as other citrus fruits, such as lemons and oranges. Neroli essential oil is best known for its miracle healing abilities and intoxicating scent. In fact, it’s a feature fragrance…

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The Anti-Aging Benefits of Gynostemma

Gynostemma did not get the nickname “miracle grass” without reason. This highly medicinal herb is known to be the most powerful adaptogen on the planet. The anti-aging benefits of Gynostemma are due to its many rejuvenating properties, which all actually serve to protect the body from the damaging effects of stress. What is Gynostemma? Commonly referred to as Jiaogulan, Gynostemma…

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The Science and Beauty Benefits of Marine Collagen

Let’s get fishy with the fascinating science and beauty benefits of marine collagen. Marine fish collagen peptides are an emerging functional food, which supports the homology of human collagen production. Marine collagen peptides, obtained by enzymatic digestion of fish skin, have been shown to have many positive health benefits. They are safe, biocompatible, highly bioavailable, and make for a potent dietary…

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Dry Skin Brushing Benefits: Flawless Skin, Cellulite Reduction & More

  Often our attention is focused on facial care routines and we somewhat disregard the rest of our body. It makes sense as the face is what is most visible to us and others. However, our faces are not necessarily separate from the rest of our bodies. From head to toe, the skin is one massive organ that has important…

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