Changing Up Your Skincare Routines
Skin Care

The Skin

The Skin – Its Structure and Function The stratum germinativum is composed of a single layer of cells.  These cells are very busy constantly reproducing to form new cells, which move upward and outward toward the skin’s surface.  As each new layer of cells form, it displaces the overlying layer, therefore the three upper layers […]

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How Cosmetics Work

Whether you’re enhancing your beauty or covering a skin imperfection, cosmetics have made it possible. Cosmetics products are available for any need, and that’s what they’re there for – to allow you to improve, conceal, blend, illuminate, add emphasis or take it away – the possibilities are endless to create your own individual image of […]

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Foods For Healthy Skin

Various foods can dramatically improve skin health and ease the ageing process.  Generous amounts of protein are necessary for cell repair. Among the best are fish, egg whites, skinless chicken and turkey breast. Oily fish such as salmon, mackerel and tuna provide Omega-3 fatty acids and these foods reduce inflammation, keep the skin well moisturized, […]

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Beauty Sleep

Contrary to popular belief, beauty sleep is anything but a myth and sleep does decrease the presence of wrinkles on your neck and face, even if it’s temporary. This is partially because your body’s temperature decreases and there is a change in body position. Your body’s temperature cools down right before you go to sleep […]

Changing Up Your Skincare Routines
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Essential Oil Blends

1. Pregnancy Relaxing Oil Blend – contains Lavender, Geranium, Petigrain and Orange. Lavender – eases aches and pains; harmonizes and balances the mind whilst strengthening physical well being; and, helps with insomnia because of its calming, soothing and nurturing effect. Geranium – harmonizes and balances the body’s highs and lows.  It is excellent in uplifting […]