Assuming you haven’t been living under a rock, you’ve likely heard that dairy can wreak havoc on your skin, and more specifically, your acne.
If dairy is supposed to be good for you – it is one of the 4 food groups after all – then why is acne and dairy such a toxic combination?
Dairy products can be considered the perfect food…if you’re a calf. Like breast milk for children, a cow’s milk is rich with vitamins and minerals necessary for a calf to grow and develop. [Keep Reading]
There are a lot of things that are good for your skin. Exfoliating, staying out of the sun, moisturizing; the list goes on and on. You want to know what’s really phat for your skin though?
I’m not talking about artery clogging, heart deteriorating, size-inducing saturated fats. I’m thinking more about healthy fats that are unsaturated, unrefined, trans-fat free and rich with the essential fatty acids (EFA’s) Omega 3 and 6. [Keep Reading]
We’ve taught you all sorts of different acne remedies – from acne face masks to spot treatments, pore tighteners to backne remedies.
We’ve put together a free 4 week program to blast blemishes naturally and we’ve reviewed some devilishly potent acne products. [Keep Reading]
You’ve heard their name and you know to watch out for them. The sheer idea even strikes a little bit of fear.
But do you actually know what you’re fearful of?
This eight-lettered word has got the beauty and skin care industries in a tizzy with information surfacing of their dangers. With so many rumors swirling around, it’s time to clear the air. [Keep Reading]
Are sleep and acne related? They sure are!
In fact, my 7 year old son notices new acne spots on my face every morning whenever I sleep late.
This tempted me to find out more on the matter. I have noticed a pattern and found scientific evidence on sleep intervals and acne.
Acne flares cannot be attributed to sleep deprivation, but instead has an indirect effect on this condition.
Lack of sleep can trigger some other causes leading to acne. [Keep Reading]
You’re feeling pretty good about yourself. You’ve been hitting the gym, you’re all toned up and you’re ready to bare your best in an itty bitty bikini.
But hold up. What’s that? Could it be? No.
YES! It’s a stretch mark.
Stretch marks are unsightly and can really affect a gal’s self confidence, but what are they and how do we get them?
So glad you asked! [Keep Reading]
I’m sorry G-free’ers, this post is not for you.
This week I’m talking about gluten-infested, barley rich, wheat-infused beer! I’m sure most of you picture an icy cold pint that feels oh, so good on a hot summers day. I bet you never considered using beer to benefit your skin.
Benefits of Beer
Over the past few years, studies have begun to show the beautifying benefits of beer. Most beers are made from ingredients that are rich with selenium, iron, magnesium, zinc and vitamins B1 and B3. [Keep Reading]
Now that I live in Thailand, I have made it my mission to unearth alternative skin care techniques that can keep my skin looking as young as possible, without having to spend big money on anti-aging creams.
Luckily, I have Sabrina who has been helping me discover all sorts of home remedies, organic products (hello, Coconut oil!) and even spices that are good for your skin which help to ramp up the radiance while also protecting my skin from any UV damage.
And today is no different because that cheeky little minx has now stumbled onto 4 of the best fruits for skin that are typically found in South East Asia!
Not only do these fruits wipe those wrinkles off your face but they will also moisturize, brighten and tighten your skin. [Keep Reading]
Have you ever taken a stroll through the fruit section at an Asian market? I bet there are a few questionable looking fruits that you’ve never seen before. Some might look a little hairy, others may be as spiky as a porcupine, but don’t be deceived by their exterior.
Many of the most uncommon fruits pack the most skintastic benefits. Why then, have we been limiting ourselves to the usual mangoes, avocados and berries?
Well not anymore my friends!
Since V is now living in Thailand - and I’m planning on crashing her party – I’ve become a tad obsessed with all sorts of Asian skinsperation techniques, and this post is no different. [Keep Reading]
Sure you can go out and buy yourself an anti aging cream. Sure that store bought cream will be “great,” but did you ever consider what’s actually in it?
Going au natural is one of the best things you can do to preserve your youth and beauty and knowing exactly what you are putting on your skin is absolutely essential.
Since I’m a lover of all things DIY, I’m going to share with you a homemade anti aging cream that is not only cheap, but effective.
Paraben-free, chemical-free, cruelty-free…let’s just make this easy and say all-bad-stuff-free, this recipe is going to be a go-to for you in your quest for younger looking skin. [Keep Reading]