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Best Natural Facial Cleanser: The Alitura Pearl Cleanser

There is significant scientific evidence unrolling all the time about the dangers of the synthetic ingredients found in commercial facial cleansers. Industry standard ingredients have been linked to everything from skin irritation to cancer. One important thing to note when purchasing any beauty product is to always check the ingredients. In this blog post, we highlight our natural face cleanser,…

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Ancient Chinese Beauty Secrets for Glowing Skin

Natural skincare is a growing industry in America, but for many other cultures, natural health and beauty have always been the standard. This is particularly true for the people of the Orient. The practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine, in particular, is known for its holistic and natural approach towards health, healing, and beauty. One thing you will notice about the beauty…

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Holistic Self-Care Tips For Mastering Your Mind & Body

Holistic health plays a bigger role in our lives than we tend to realize on a day-to-day basis. When your body and mind are not in balance, you have low energy, are fatigued, experience hormonal fluctuations and even skin problems. Your body ends up demanding a lot of your attention, which affects everything from success to your relationships. On the…

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The Magic of Plant-Derived Stem Cells

  PLANT-DERIVED STEM CELLS Throughout the centuries, people have stumbled upon several natural ways to keep their skin looking young. One of the most recent and profound findings in natural, anti-aging remedies, is the discovery of plant stem cells. Using our modern technology, cells can be extracted from plants and cultivated in the laboratory to multiply their molecular potency by…

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Switching to Natural Deodorant: Why You Should Detox Your Armpits

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Many cosmetics and skin care products that are used all over the world have chemicals that contain carcinogens, which are known to cause cancer. Much like other conventional skincare products, typical deodorants and antiperspirants rely heavily on preservatives, fragrances, and other toxic chemicals to get the job done. However, going natural isn’t always as straightforward as one might think; especially…

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Harmful Ingredients to Avoid For Glowing Skin

Despite appealing packaging and clever marketing tactics, most “beauty” products today are actually far more harmful than they are helpful. In this blog post, we will guide you through the most harmful ingredients to avoid for glowing skin. There is significant scientific evidence unrolling all the time about the dangers of the synthetic ingredients found in commercial facial cleansers, lotions,…

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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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How Horsetail Benefits Your Skin

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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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