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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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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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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

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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 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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Benefits of He Shou Wu

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He Shou Wu, also known as Fo-Ti or Polygonum multiflorum is one of the most powerful and popular herbs in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia system. It has a long list of pharmacological studies which point to its ability to successfully treat various diseases including liver injury, cancer, diabetes, hair loss, sleep disorders, and neurodegenerative diseases. Exploring the pharmacological actions behind these…

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Science-Backed Beauty Benefits of Astaxanthin

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There are only a handful of supplements that are worth taking and astaxanthin is among that short list. Astaxanthin is a true powerhouse nutrient with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory abilities that far exceed other nutrients. Improved eye health and cardiovascular health are the more commonly associated health benefits of astaxanthin.  But that’s not all astaxanthin can do for you. Its pharmacological…

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What are Copper Peptides & How Do They Help Our Skin?

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Copper has two key beneficial properties for improving the well-being of the skin. One is biocidal properties. Also, copper as a mineral is involved in many physiological and metabolic processes that are essential for the appropriate functioning of all the bodily tissues including the skin. What Are Copper Peptides? Copper peptides are microscopic copper oxide particles, which are most commonly…

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7 Amazing Sandalwood Benefits

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Essential oils are becoming increasingly popular for many reasons; they offer a range of aromatic, therapeutic and practical benefits. Most of all, they offer a natural, non-toxic alternative to harmful, synthetic commercial personal care and household cleaning products. Of the many essential oils available, sandalwood is a special essential oil with a lovely scent and impressive healing abilities. In this…

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