Aging is a part of life and finding ways to age gracefully and still showing one’s glow and beauty is magnetic.
According to Victoria Sherrow in For Appearance' Sake, the Elizabethans laid raw meat on the face to minimize wrinkles, ancient Egyptians used oil of fenugreek on wrinkled skin, and a face cream made with pulverized pearl, jade and ginseng was developed in China at the turn of the last century to keep wrinkles and sagging skin at bay.
The body naturally gets rid of impurities in many ways, one of these detoxing methods is by sweating.
Though there are many who consider antiperspirants detrimental to your health for a number of reasons, including the potential harmful effects of aluminum, a simple reason not to use them is because they are designed to stop you from sweating.
Natural deodorant on the other hand allows you to sweat and simply helps to manage the bacteria on your skin and by masking any potential odour with essential oils.
You are what you eat and tomorrow I will be…
Go on get out a pen and finish the sentence, truthfully! Youthfulness begins from the inside out and what we put in shows on the outside because it changes us at a cellular level.
As a Health and Wellness Coach, Registered Nurse and Nutritionist it has made me more and more aware of the importance and relevance of Epigenetics…so what is it?
Without going into too much of the science most of us know what DNA is right? They are the genes in our cells, we all have them and we get 50% from our biological mother and 50% from our biological father. Further to that, modern chemicals added to foods we eat, in the air we breathe, products we put on our skin, the clothes we wear, our laundry liquid…you get it, everything,
Ever checked the ingredients on your ‘natural’ baby or face wipes?
The great majority of the most common brands contains a long list of hazard ingredients and warnings include possible allergies, immunotoxicity, developmental problems, reproductive toxicity, organ dysfunction, endocrine disruption and cellular changes. No thanks!
I used these wipes for years with my first baby, figuring that if they were made for a newborn’s skin, they must be safe. Apparently not! Having my second baby on the way (due July 1st) led me to do some research for healthier alternatives.
Today I’m going to share with you homemade facial moisturizing and scrub masks. The best way to give your skin some extra all-natural hydration mostly because they all utilize things that any wellness-savy person likely already has on hand.
Get ready for a beautiful budget-friendly and homemade masks recipes that will make you feel like a day at the spa!
Healthy Benefits of Epsom Salts With Essential Oils:
An Epsom Salt Bath is a warm bath with Epsom salts added to it. Soaking in a nice warm bath with Epsom salts can help improve the body’s natural detoxification process and promote healing.
Epsom salts are a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate that are used as a natural remedy for a number of ailments.
Dry skin brushing or body brushing is an incredibly simple activity that has huge benefits for your skin and body in general.
Just a couple of minutes a day, or two to three times a week, helps activate your lymphatic system and increase your blood flow, assisting you to eliminate toxins from your body.
Unlike the blood circulatory system where the heart keeps blood continuously circulating, the lymphatic system has no central pumping system and so requires a degree of external stimulation, such as walking and dry skin brushing, to work effectively.