17Aug, 2016

13 Beauty Hacks that Can be Done from Your Own Home

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“I love your skin! What do you use?” “Oh, just anything I can find in my kitchen cabinets.” Your skin is your number one fan, you already know this. When you’re treating it right by pampering, cleansing and feeding it safe nutrients, it reciprocates by giving you beautiful, glowing results. But when you’re out there eating junk food, drinking every night, and applying creams and lotions that do nothing but just end up making your skin worse, a problem arises. Redness. Irritation. Inflammation. Pimples. Dry skin. Whatever skin woes you [...]
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16Aug, 2016

Got Milk? How and Why Milk Benefits for Skin Are Trending

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The long list of amazing things milk can do for us goes as far back as our oldest ancestors. Our mothers, fathers, grandparents and even great-grandparents have constantly told us that milk is good for the bones. It reduces blood pressure, is a good source of high-quality protein, and even works as a cancer protection in some cases. But milk benefits for skin? Is that a thing? Well, yes! Even though consuming dairy can cause outbreaks, applying it externally can actually help your skin. Seriously, who knew it would be a great beauty [...]
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15Aug, 2016

Those Hyperpigmentation Spots Aren’t Going to Heal Themselves

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You should really love and appreciate your skin. It deals with you even though you eat junk food and are sometimes too lazy to wash your makeup off at the end of the night. It even protects itself when you forget to apply sunscreen (because you’d neeeever do that intentionally, right?). But that sun damage sooner or later turns into hyperpigmentation, and when that happens, it’s kind of hard to love your skin. The basics: Hyperpigmentation is just another word for spots or marks. Freckles are hyperpigmentation. Sun spots are hyperpigmentation. [...]
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12Aug, 2016

The Stressful Effects that Your Emotions Have on Your Skin

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Ever find yourself waking up with a pimple in the middle of your forehead the day of your long awaited job interview? Or noticing your eczema flaring up ever since you’ve struggled to pay your bills on time? Well, that’s because your mind and skin are vastly associated with each other. Acne, for example, more often occurs when you are tense. When you are tense, your body releases stress hormones which then are prone to increase your skin’s oil production. Then boom, here comes a pimple, or ten.  The effects of stress [...]
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11Aug, 2016

Leave Your Under Eye Circles at Home

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Whether you’re stressed from working long hours for five days a week, or because you stayed up all night trying to get to the next level of Pokemon GO, you know the harsh reality of dark circles under eyes. We go to extreme lengths trying to hide them or even hope to succeed at getting rid of them. But it seems like no matter what they do, they always end up coming back and making our lives absolutely miserable. You might not know that dark circles under eyes may be inherited [...]
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10Aug, 2016

Skin Care Tips to Stop Sabotaging Your Skin

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None of us like to be told we’re doing something wrong, or that we should do something better. But what about when it comes to serious conditions, like destroying our skin? You might think that you have the best skin care tips out there and that everything is under control, but the truth is that you might be undermining them in the long run.  You might have a head start by cutting out harmful foods like sugar, or you’ve added acne-fighting creams and products to your skin-care routine. But why [...]
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9Aug, 2016

Your Skin and Hair Want You to Activate the Charcoal!

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Activated charcoal for skin and hair? Odd…but we’ll take it! While it’s uncommon and kind of unglamorous to some people, putting activated charcoal in your hair and skin has many health and beauty benefits when used the right way.   We’re not talking about the charcoal that goes on your backyard grill when you want a hamburger. Activated charcoal is administered in hospitals as an emergency treatment for poison. What it does is helps remove poison from the body because chemicals like to bind to it. The substance is even used to whiten [...]
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8Aug, 2016

Magnesium: The Real Mineral of Beauty

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Do you ever lose sleep at night because you know you could be taking advantage of all the beneficial factors of magnesium? Us too! That’s why we just had to come up with a list explaining the ways the nutrient is good for not only our bodies, but our skin too. After reading, you’ll have so many “I didn’t know that!” moments, you’ll be convinced to invite magnesium in your life with open arms.  Move over calcium– magnesium is another key mineral for healthy bones. It’s also the most important nutrient [...]
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5Aug, 2016

Lemon Juice and Acne Go Hand in Hand

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Lemon juice: the answer to all our prayers. From fixing a sore throat to freshening a stinky kitchen, lemon juice has a huge range of uses. But does lemon juice help acne? You’d be surprised of what a ball of citrus can do for the red hot acne on your face. There are so many products and creams out there that might get rid of your acne, but once you stop using it for a while your blemishes come running back. Why not use a traditional, affordable remedy if it offers the [...]
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4Aug, 2016

Healthy Hair Must Start with a Happy Scalp

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There is no doubt that at one point in our lives, we have all felt left out, neglected or just plain forgotten about. It’s an awful feeling, and it’s what our poor scalps feel a lot of the time. We spend so much time pampering ourselves with manicures and pedicures, scrubbing our skin with exfoliators until they’re soft again, but what do we do for our scalps? Nada! It’s time to change the bad habit of leaving our scalps in the dust, so here are some tips for making your hair [...]
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