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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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Surprise: Your Face Could Hold the Clue to How Long you Might Live

Often, when I happen to tell people how old I am, it is amusing—and I must admit, flattering—to see their disbelieving reactions. I am blessed with what people call a "baby face," and until now, I lik…

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How Healthy Is Your Skin? (5 Reasons to Know Your ABCDE’s)

Skin is the human body's largest organ. Stretched out, your skin would measure about 21 square feet and account for 15 percent of your body weight. Yeah, skin is kind of a big deal. Our skin is the…

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10 Terrific Reasons to Love Lemons

After a heavy dinner last night, I resolved to start my day light and fresh. So I poured warm water in a tall glass, and squeezed the juice of a lemon into it. Washed and chopped basil leaves went in …

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7 Surprising — and Safe — Uses for Sugar

Health experts sometimes call it "white poison," or "sweet killer." And while I have an impossible-to-control sweet tooth, I do realize that sugar is best avoided if you want to stay trim, keep your b…

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6 Natural Sunburn Remedies

While I do know the basics of skin protection to get me through summer without too much exposure to harmful sun rays — avoid being outside during the sun’s peak hours, wear a wide-brim hat and long sl…

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