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Does Diabetes Affect The Skin?

High-blood sugar affects the body in a myriad of ways, none of them good. Diabetes is a nasty, insidious disease, leading to cardiovascular disease, stroke, retinopathy and blindness, kidney failure, and obesity. Does diabetes affect the skin as well? Yes, unfortunately our most visible organ doesn’t escape its devastating grip. How diabetes affects the skin … Read more

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5 Ways Low Thyroid Can Affect Your Skin, Nails And Hair

Beauty is an inside job. Expensive skin care creams and lotions aren’t going to fix imbalances within the body, which in its wisdom is constantly trying to maintain homeostasis. We look, feel, and function our best when hormones levels are balanced. Hormone excess and deficiency, including levels of thyroid hormone, can throw us off kilter … Read more

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Pur03 Activated Oxygen, Anti-Aging Oil Review

I bet you’ve never heard of an anti-aging oil that contains activated oxygen. You’re probably scratching your head wondering how an anti-aging serum can contain something that we breathe. Well, hold on to your hats because you’re in for a treat. Read my review of an amazing age-defying beauty oil called Pur03, which harnesses the … Read more

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Benefits Of Kumkumadi Oil For Radiant Skin

How would it be to have soft, supple, radiant skin so much so that your complexion looked amazing without makeup? And particularly in the hot, humid months of summer when you don’t feel like wearing foundation. Kumkumadi oil contains a natural blend of nourishing ingredients to tighten, tone, and improve the texture of your skin. … Read more

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What Does Cruelty Free REALLY Mean?

Consumers are becoming increasingly more astute when it comes to the sustainability and procurement of not only their food but their beauty care products as well. There are a variety of labels used in the cosmetics industry: organic, vegan, gluten free, lactose free, and cruelty free. It can be confusing. What does cruelty free really … Read more

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Intrinsic And Extrinsic Aging [What’s The Difference?]

Aging is simply the process of getting older. What’s the big deal? In our youth-crazed society, it can feel like a big deal. If you’ve survived your 20s, and are firmly planted in your 30s, you know the struggle is real! Did you know there are two types of aging? It’s true! Aging occurs due … Read more

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Is Eyelid Surgery Worth It?

Is eyelid surgery worth it? The answer to that question depends on how unhappy you are with your droopy eyelids and puffy eye bags. If you find yourself avoiding mirrors or you look tired no matter how much you’ve rested, it may be time for an eye lift.  Cosmetic Blepharoplasty Blepharoplasty is a long word … Read more

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What Does A Chemical Peel Do?

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought to yourself: “Something’s off, I look flat and tired ?!” If you answered “Yes,” it may be time for a chemical peel. The good news is, superficial and medium-strength peels can be done at home, they’re cost-effective, and you’ll notice considerable benefit. What does a chemical … Read more

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5 Reasons To Use CBD Oil On Your Skin

Did you know your skin has receptors for CBD? That’s right, but don’t confuse CBD, or cannabidiol, with THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis. CBD has been studied extensively for its therapeutic properties, and doesn’t cause the “high” that THC does. Cannabidiol is legal in all 50 states, and is becoming increasingly popular as an … Read more

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Disinfectant Spray And Natural Hand Sanitizer Recipe

The coronavirus can remain viable for up to 72 hours on hard surfaces. This is a sobering fact in light of the global pandemic we’re facing. An important step you can take to protect your family from exposure is to make an all natural hand sanitizer recipe and disinfecting spray using alcohol and essential oils. … Read more

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Are Creams That Contain Urea Good For The Skin?

Are creams that contain urea good for the skin? You may be scratching your head wondering what urea is. Many people haven’t heard of it in regard to skin care. Urea is a component of the natural moisturizing factor (NMF) in the skin. It’s also an emollient and humectant, meaning it keeps the skin supple, … Read more

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Does Sleep Affect Your Skin?

Does Sleep Affect Your Skin? It sure does and it also has an impact on how you age. This is because your skin produces new collagen while you’re sleeping. Collagen is the major structural protein in the skin, and is responsible for maintaining firmness and elasticity, which prevents wrinkles and slows down the aging process. … Read more

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Red Light Therapy Benefits [5 Therapeutic Effects]

What if I told you there was a way to slow down aging, stimulate collagen, and heal acne scars naturally? Would you be jumping up and down? And the best part? It doesn’t cost a lot of money or take much time. You don’t even have to leave home. Here are 5 therapeutic red light … Read more

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Stress and Acne SMACKDOWN [What’s The Connection?]

Do you have more breakouts and acne flares when you’re stressed out? You’re not imagining things, the connection between stress and acne is real and is driven by a few mechanisms. Here are 5 ways stress can make acne worse.  Disclaimer: “This post contains affiliate links. I earn on qualifying purchases.” 5 Ways Stress and … Read more

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5 AMAZING Gift Ideas For Christmas Anyone On Your List Will Love

5 AMAZING Gift Ideas For Christmas Anyone On Your List Will Love Christmas is just around the corner. Are you drawing a complete blank on what to give this year? I like giving gifts that are unique, functional, and innovative, but landing on that special something isn’t all that easy. Below are some gift ideas … Read more