The Truth about How Much Our Skin Absorbs

The Truth about How Much Our Skin Absorbs

March 12, 2020

There's a lot of conflicting information about how much our skin absorbs. Some sources say 60-70%, while others say none at all. The skin is an elimination system It has more than four million sweat glands, and adult humans shed about 9 pounds of skin every year on average. The skin eliminates naturally-occurring chemicals, as well as toxic chemicals. 

Penetration is when a chemical reaches the deeper layers of the skin, while absorption is when it makes it into the blood. However, some people use these terms interchangeably, which isn't correct.

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Nighttime Skincare Routine Tips from an Esthetician

Nighttime Skincare Routine Tips from an Esthetician

March 11, 2020

You might be doing several healthy things to achieve a radiant complexion- eating a balanced diet, exercise, plenty of water, and plenty of sleep. However, to take it to the next level, you need to develop and stick to a nighttime beauty routine.If you'd like to wake up with glowing skin, you need to upgrade your night routine. Here's how:

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Struggling with Brain Fog? Try These 5 Tips

Struggling with Brain Fog? Try These 5 Tips

March 11, 2020

Have you ever felt a cloud of fog envelop your brain such that you couldn't focus on tasks or concentrate on anything? Have you ever walked into a room and forgotten why you went there, almost forgotten to pick your child up at school, or forgotten why you turned on your laptop?

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How to Make a DIY Natural Bug Repellent

How to Make a DIY Natural Bug Repellent

March 11, 2020

Have you ever stopped to consider the ingredients in the regular bug sprays and insect repellents that you use? If not, it's time to do so. You may be exposing yourself to harmful chemicals. One of the popular yet toxic ingredients is DEET. If you'd like to switch to safer, natural options to protect your family from summer pests, there are several options.

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Diet Tips For Clearing Acne

Diet Tips For Clearing Acne

March 10, 2020

Much has been said about the subject, but now there's scientific evidence to prove that diet affects the state of your skin, particularly concerning acne. 

A study published in 2007 by Australian researchers showed that men aged 15-25 with mild to moderate acne experienced dramatic improvement upon switching from the typical American diet to a healthier one of lean meat, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.

The state of their acne improved by more than 50 percent! That says something about eating healthy.

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DIY Revitalizing Hair Mask

DIY Revitalizing Hair Mask

March 10, 2020

Is your hair parched and yearning for moisture to revive it? Then a hair mask will do you good. Today we're exploring the benefits of hair masks and their all-natural ingredients. The hair mask recipe below works well for all hair types, from thin and straight to thicker and more curly.  Depending on your location and hair's porosity, you might have to make some adjustments to this recipe.

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