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Hormonal Balance for Beautiful Skin

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When it comes to skin care, there is a lot to consider: What topical treatments to use? What is the optimal diet? Should I use supplements or not? … and so much more. While many are aware of the damaging effects of the more obvious poor choices – there is often an overlooked, underlying factor that determines whether something is…

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Common Nutrient Deficiencies that Lead to Skin Problems

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Improved skin health is among the top reasons a person might choose to eat a more nutritious diet. Today, many people battle with skin disorders of all types, including chronic acne, aged skin, wrinkles, and more severe diseases like eczema and psoriasis. While invested “professionals” deny the healing ability of proper nutrition, there is strong proof and history that demonstrates…

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The Worst Oils for Your Skin: How Polyunsaturated Fats Age Skin

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For a long time, fat has been demonized, being blamed for everything from heart attacks to obesity. However, you’ve probably heard the good news, the science is in and as it turns out, fat isn’t bad for us after all. What most of those old claims failed to point out was key discernment between types of fats. The fact is,…

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Say Good-Bye to Inflammatory Skin Problems

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According to Functional Medicine, 95% of diseases have roots inflammation. When it comes to skin problems, the same is true. Most skin disorders, whether its acne, eczema, or psoriasis, all have one thing in common and that is inflammation. The word inflame, literally means “to make on fire”. Inflammation is essentially a normal immune response, in which the body produces…

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The Skin Benefits of Beauty Sleep

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We’ve all heard the term “beauty sleep”, and while we’ve all experienced the griefs of a sleepless night, not all of us know exactly why. Overall, there are a number of things that go wrong for the health and beauty of our skin from sleep deprivation. However, there is one primary culprit behind the eye bags, fine lines and lackluster…

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Growing Younger with Plant Stem Cells: Edelweiss & Gardenia Stem Cells

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For years now, new technologies and scientific research has brought forth the most incredible healing abilities Mother Nature has to offer. The growing innovations have led to an increase in breakthrough anti-aging and beauty products. One of the most recent and profound findings in natural, anti-aging remedies, is the discovery of Plant Stem Cells. What are Plant Stem Cells? In…

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The Thyroid – Skin Connection: How Your Thyroid Affects Skin Health

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Skin conditions associated with thyroid hormone are common. In fact, thyroid hormone is actually an important regulator in the homeostasis of the epidermal. If the thyroid isn’t functioning properly, the skin will not be able to regulate as easily. There is even a scientific term for thyroid associated skin disorders. Myxedema refers to skin disorders caused by increased glycosaminoglycan deposits…

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The Hidden Dangers of Popular “Peel-Off” Masks

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While peel-off masks are nothing new, they have seemed to make a comeback in the mainstream. People all over the internet are sharing their experience with the new “charcoal peel masks” with the hopes of ridding their black heads for good. However, anything that seems too good to be true, it usually is. The fact of the matter is, while…

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The Best Supplements for Healthy, Glowing Skin

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There are countless supplements on the market that promise improved physical beauty and “anti-aging” benefits. The question is, how can you know for sure what works, and what doesn’t for healthy skin? In order to truly know, it is helpful to know a bit about how the body works and what the skin needs to be healthy. So, before you…

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What to Look for In a Quality Body Lotion – Clean and Green

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The Fall season is approaching, which means the potential for slowed metabolic rates and therefore dry, flaky skin. However, this doesn’t have to be your destiny. Dry skin is often a result of sluggish thyroid function (more common during the winter), which is caused by many things, but severely affected by a high toxic load. Of the many sources of…

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