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Does Dry Brushing Really Flush Toxins and Fight Cellulite?

Centuries ago, the people of Japan and Greece are said to have brushed their bodies with corncobs and loofahs to get silken smooth skin. And for decades now, spa therapists and beauty experts have bee…

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The Top 10 Foods That Trigger Acne

Are you vulnerable to acne? While many people used to believe (doctors included) that food didn't affect acne, that idea is now a medical myth. The reality is that every part of your body is impacted …

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Does Your Skin Need a Detox?

You really are what you eat. I would add that you are also what your skin eats. That's because most of what you slather on your skin will literally be absorbed directly into your bloodstream where it …

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The ‘Dirty Dozen’ Toxins in Your Skin Care Products

There are more than 82,000 chemicals in common cosmetics and personal care products. Because the skin is the body's largest detox organ and one of the best ways to eliminate toxins is through perspira…

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One Secret to Healthy Skin

Regular workouts don't just benefit your fitness. They benefit your skin, too — particularly as you age. Preliminary research by scientists at Ontario's McMaster University shows that exercis…

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Want Glowing Skin? Try Oil Cleansing

Most of us want to our skin to look and feel great, but there's so much conflicting information on what's best for it. I like to say that there are three factors that determine great skin and how i…

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3-Ingredient Homemade Facial Scrub Recipe

Has the dry, cold winter weather done a number on your skin? This simple homemade facial scrub can help your face bounce back from the winter chill. Here in Atlanta the weather is starting to take …

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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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Cannabis — in Your Lotion?

Marijuana may ignite debate when it comes to legalization for medical consumption, but what about topical application? As it turns out, cannabis has tremendous potential in skincare. It is even the ey…

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The Brew That Fights Joint Pain, Sun Damage, Cancer & More

White tea is fast brewing its way up as a star beverage, thanks to its tremendous health benefits. Study after study is establishing its role in controlling obesity, preventing heart disease, and even…

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Oh man, the hemp milk sounds right up my alley, and I have some hemp seeds. Hmmmmm..........

Great article, good lessons. I especially like 'keep it simple"- one at a time always works for me.…