Category Archives: Skin Care
In the last few years there have been countless new-fangled ingredients in skin care that the sound very fancy and make incredible claims. Some profess to make your wrinkles disappear in one day, others claim that you could bounce a quarter off your skin after using their product, and still others have so many ingredients that you can’t pronounce, you might as well be reading a science book.
The holiday season should be filled with joy, but often the pressures of finding just the right personalized gifts can stress us out, especially when on a tight budget. Take a look at a few healthy, do-it-yourself gift options offered by the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA).
Blonds may have more fun, but according to scientific research, they are more prone to wrinkles, than their darker haired contemporaries.
It is impossible to prevent getting wrinkles but there is plenty you can do to reduce the amount of them, and lessen their appearance.
You drink it and eat it, but did you know that California-grown citrus is an effective and popular ingredient for re-energizing the spirit?
In the hustle and bustle of today’s busy lifestyles, weekend health spas have become a welcome retreat, but are often too extravagant and costly for frequent visits. With a little creativity and imagination, you can create the therapeutic and rewarding effects of a spa in the privacy of your own home — with a sunroom.
With a whole new year ahead, now is the perfect time to relax and refresh with at-home spa treatments that are easy, natural, luxurious and, best of all, affordable.
Most of us try to go green in as many facets of our lives as we can – we use CFL light bulbs, we buy organic clothing, and we recycle. However, how often do you look at your beauty products and check how you can be greener in that aspect? Here is a list of harmful chemicals that are currently used in skincare, hair care, makeup, and fragrances. I will warn you; this list will give you pause. You will most likely find that a lot of your beauty products have these chemicals as ingredients!
Winter is a wonderful time of the year – holidays, warm fires, crisp air, and for many, fresh fallen snow. But the colder temperature and lower humidity affect the condition of your skin and hair. Here are some suggestions for protecting your skin and hair:
Acne is the most common skin disorder in the modern world. While acne typically begins during puberty, it is not limited to adolescents and may impact any age group. Though not physically dangerous, acne can take a huge psychological toll. Some sufferers become so self-conscious and embarrassed that their professional and personal lives become severely impacted.
Like them or not, raw onions are beneficial to health, as they contain flavanoids and polyphenols–one of the largest categories of phytonutrients in food. Do you know that we need to consume one big raw onion per day, in order to keep some types of cancer at bay; that would include colorectal, laryngeal and ovarian cancer? In addition, the sulphur compounds in them provide protection for the heart and blood vessels from a fatal heart attack!