Category Archives: BEAUTY

Facial Oils Versus Water

Facial Oils Versus Water

Facial Oils Versus Water Use facial care oils instead of water for your skin care routine! Conventional skin care wisdom warns against applying oils to the skin. Supposedly, doing so will clog pores and cause acne blemishes. For several decades, almost all commercial facial cleansers have been formulated to remove oil from the skin. However, such products can strip […]

Turmeric Skin Benefits

Turmeric Skin Benefits

Turmeric Skin Benefits Did you know turmeric is good for the skin? Turmeric is a spice with antibacterial properties that can be used to cleanse and nourish the skin. It contains a substance called curcumin that has antioxidant and antimicrobial benefits. For example, turmeric promotes wound healing by reducing inflammation and oxidation. Better healing can reduce scarring. Turmeric’s anti-inflammatory properties […]

Collagen Connection

Collagen Connection

Collagen Connection Unheralded protein plays a key role in keeping us together—literally The most abundant protein in the human body, collagen is also the main component of connective tissue such as tendons, ligaments, cartilage, bone, and blood vessels. As we age, the collagen-rich support structure of the skin (known as the dermis) changes. The activity of fibroblasts—cells […]

Winter Skin Care Tips

Winter Skin Care Tips

Winter Skin Care Tips Dry skin and hair are common problems when the weather gets colder. Many people produce less sebum (oil) to naturally lubricate their skin as the air gets cooler and drier. Other contributing factors include less vitamin D from sun exposure and irritation from cold wind in the face. Indoors, the air gets drier as the heat comes […]