Skin Care

Apr 15, 2019Skin Care

Using Frankincense for Skin Care

Frankincense essential oil is an astringent oil that contains antioxidant properties. It is popular as a remedy for acne and eczema, and it also to help lift and tighten the skin. This essential oil is often used as an aromatherapy oil, but it can also be combined with a carrier oil such as jojoba or […]

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Apr 14, 2019Skin Care

Best Essential Oils for Dry Cuticles

The way that your nails look can provide a number of clues about the health of the rest of your body. The color of the nail itself can be a warning sign of a fungal infection, malnutrition, or disease. Puffy nail beds can indicate illness.1 Dry cuticles are not usually a sign of disease, however, […]

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Apr 07, 2019Skin Care

Using Essential Oils and Other Strategies for Managing Rosacea

Rosacea is an inflammatory condition that affects the skin, primarily on the face. The condition can range from mild flushing to very serious redness, swelling, and inflammation. It affects people from all walks of life. There is no known cure for rosacea, but there are treatments that can help manage it. Some people also find […]

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Apr 06, 2019Skin Care

All About Collagen

Collagen, a protein, is one of the most important compounds in the body. It is in nearly everything, including our skin, muscles, bones, tendons and more. its nickname as the body’s scaffolding is a pretty apt description. Along with its partner protein elastin, collagen makes up the foundational layer of skin. Their cells link together […]

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Apr 04, 2019Skin Care

Best Essential Oils for Blisters

Blisters can be disproportionately painful for what they are—small, fluid-filled sores on the skin. It is not uncommon for runners and triathletes to suffer from blisters if they are racking up significant mileage. Even those who are less athletic may end up with blisters from ill-fitting shoes or in response to scalding or burn. Blisters […]

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Apr 03, 2019Skin Care

Skincare in Your 20s

When you’re in your 20s, skin care is usually not a high priority. You might be juggling college classes, a backpacking trek through Europe, your first child or a move across the country for a dream job. Now is the best time to lay the foundation for an excellent skin care regimen that can keep […]

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Mar 26, 2019Skin Care

Reducing Skin Redness with Essential Oils

Renee Zellweger has suffered from rosacea since America first began to notice the pretty girl next door, but she has not allowed the condition, characterized by flushed cheeks, redness, occasional breakouts, and painful swelling at its worst, to put the brakes on an acting career that kicked off with her charming breakout role in the […]

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Mar 22, 2019Skin Care

Which Essential Oils Are Good for Your Skin?

While we often focus on the benefits of essential oils as they pertain to mood, these elixirs from nature also offer amazing skincare powers, in part due to the vitamins and antioxidants that are the foundation of each. Essential oils not only protect against the signs of aging by keeping skin pliable, radiant, and plump, […]

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