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Is Your Skin Dry or Dehydrated?

Skin is generally classified as being dry, oily or combination. We don't often think about it, but there is a difference between dry and dehydrated skin: dry skin lacks oil, while dehydrated skin l…

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6 Ways to Protect Skin from Winter Weather

Contrary to the popular jingle, Jack Frost doesn’t just nip—he often bites. And, far from attacking just your nose, he targets the largest organ you possess—your skin. The bitter cold and blisterin…

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Low Thyroid? How to Conduct a Basal Temperature Test

The Basal Temperature Test is not to be used as a replacement for a proper medical assessment.  Instead it can help you determine whether you may have a thyroid imbalance and a low functioning thyroid…

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Is an Underactive Thyroid Making You Overweight?

Because the thyroid gland is involved in so many functions in the body, an under-functioning thyroid gland can result in many possible symptoms. The following list includes many of the most common sym…

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Handmade Holidays: Soothing Skin Ointment

Handmade gifts are the best. This skin ointment makes a great holiday gift for friends or family but it is also a great gift for you. This natural, soothing and healing ointment is great for dry sk…

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Combat Dry Skin Naturally

The colder weather of autumn and winter is upon us.  While we can hide beneath layers of clothing, the elements still take their toll on our skin.  Cold weather and dry, windy conditions can wreak hav…

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7 Tips to Winterize Your Skin

Brr! It's cold outside, and that chill harms your skin. Watch the video for 7 ways to care for your skin in the winter.…

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5 Most Common Skin Problems

You don't need to cover up head-to-toe if you have acne, eczema or another of these 5 common skin conditions. Learn about treatment and stop hiding behind that turtleneck.…

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Psoriasis and the Seasons

Here's another reason to dread winter--psoriasis may get worse then. Find out how to counter the effects that cold weather has on your skin.…

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6 Natural Cures For Dry Skin

Soothe the dryness of winter with these spa-approved all-natural tips and treatments. By Amy Ahlberg, Rodale.com For many of us, the cooler weather brings parched, flaky skin and flyaway, stati…

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