Already having Halloween Candy cravings? It’s the time of the year when we all want sugary sweet treats – but what harm can they do to your skin? Everyone knows the rumor that chocolate makes you break out, but what is it about chocolate that’s bad for you?
If you’re looking for a delicious carrot cake recipe for a holiday party, try this one! I made it for my son Hudson’s 3rd birthday and it’s my mother’s own recipe. It’s also one of Kevin’s favorite desserts. As always, we recommend you use organic ingredients when possible.
There’s been a lot of talk about transparency and natural ingredients in the beauty industry. At Codex Beauty, they began with a clean slate. Rather than incrementally make a blacklist of chemicals to extract from products, they drew inspiration from The Codex Alimentarius, a collection of internationally adopted food and health standards, and then developed their own set of core principles, guidelines and ethical codes of practice. They call it the Codex Beauty Code. Find out what that involves here.
No offense to grandma, but her potato salad is a bit old-school. Make it modern with three flavorful recipes to shake up your spuds. The flavors take you around the world from Asia to the Mediterranean, but every dressing starts with a scoop of coconut oil mayo, made with cage-free eggs and superfood coconut oil. The only decision you have to make is which recipe to start with!
Probiotic skin care is a newer phenomenon with an amazing array of possibilities. Is this a trend that will quickly pass or should probiotics be the new staple in your skincare regimen? I set out to discover the truth behind this trend and make an informed professional decision.
Honestly, at first it sounds a bit gross. We are being encouraged to apply microscopic living bacteria to the skin. These organisms, called probiotics, can be found in cleansers, toners, serums, moisturizers and even in your SPF. In response to this trend, I asked myself 3 primary questions.
What does the science and data conclude about probiotics in our skin care, are all probiotics created equal and can these organisms really live outside the refrigerator? What I discovered might surprise you.
For over 2,000 years, comfrey root and other parts of the herb have been used to treat a variety of ailments. The plant (Symphytum officinale L) belongs to the family Boraginacea and has been valued in traditional medicine for its anti-inflammatory, analgesic and astringent properties.
Commonly found in parts of Europe, Asia and North America, comfrey leaves are the latest addition in the list of exotic herbs being rediscovered for their umpteen medicinal gifts, from healing wounds to healing inflammations including gout and arthritis, moisturizing and toning your skin, supporting cell growth and finally giving you a skin that looks forever young.
Nature spoils us once again and end of may and early June the elder bushes get covered with the beautiful and aromatic elderflowers.
Scent is the most powerful memory trigger. Our sense of smell is more complex than you might think. Your nose contain thousands of olfactory nerves.
You know you like to live a little dangerously from time to time, so settle in and be prepared for a possible life-altering discovery. How could this article change your life? Well, it changed mine.