Natural Eczema Treatments

Natural Eczema Treatments

Natural Eczema Treatments

Eczema – What is this stupid name anyway. It’s hard to pronounce, it’s hard to get the spelling right, and it’s as itchy and painful as hell to deal with. Lets save everyone the spelling and pronunciation trouble and just call it X-ma or Exma.

But come to think of it, ‘eczema’ is actually quite a fitting name for this itchy skin condition. It’s bloody annoying – just like the pronunciation, and it’s a pain in the arss to deal with – just like the stupid spelling of the word.

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An Interview with Nvey Eco Vice President Sarah Cherot

An Interview with Nvey Eco Vice President Sarah Cherot

An Interview with Nvey Eco Vice President Sarah Cherot

This wonderful interview was conducted by Jen Hill, who runs a very successful Beauty Blog “Myth Buster Beauty”.

Name: Sarah Cherot
Position : Vice President Sales & Marketing / NVEY USA
Business: NVEY (global) was established in 1958 in Melbourne, Australia NVEY USA (US division to handle North and Central America) officially launched in February 2006.

Here is part of the interview. Visit Jen’s blog to read the full story behind Nvey Eco

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Foot Care – Time to Give My Feet Some Pampering

Foot Care - Time to Give My Feet Some Pampering

Foot Care – Time to Give My Feet Some Pampering

Am I forgetting something. What is it? Ahhhhh yes, MY FEET, my wonderful hardworking feet. My unsung heros.

They take the most beating from the every day hustle and bustle, yet they are the most neglected. I think I need to devote some of my time and energy to show my feet just how much I care and give it the pampering it deserves.

I’m going to give my feet a ultimate spa makeover. Give it the foot care it is longing for.

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How to Get Rid of Your Back Acne Problems

How to Get Rid of Your Back Acne Problems

How to Get Rid of Your Back Acne Problems

Back Acne:

Better to have acne on the back than the face, right? But wouldn’t it be even better to be acne free and have no acne at all.

Although back acne can be easily covered up with clothing, come summer time when the weather starts to heat up and you want to reveal a bit more skin, then wearing a singlet or a bikini can become rather embarrassing if you have a back full of dots.

The process to treat back acne is similar to that for treating the acne on your face. Cleanse, exfoliate, detoxify and hydrate. However, since there are more sebaceous glands in the back area and the skin is much thicker, back acne is more resistant to normal acne treatments and can be especially tough to treat. Back acne can take the form of pimples, blackheads, or whiteheads, but often they come as deep, painful cysts.

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Lets Do Battle to Minimize Those Enlarged Pores

Lets Do Battle to Minimize Those Enlarged Pores

Lets Do Battle to Minimize Those Enlarged Pores

Enlarge pores gives the impression of rough frail mature looking skin. Whereas fine pores gives the impression of smooth youthful looking skin. So in our quest to look beautiful, we want to reduce the size of those large skin holes as much as possible.

Enlarged pores usually appear on the T-zone –  forehead, chin and especially around the nose and a concern mainly during puberty and aging skin. Large pores is a frustrating problem for many women.

Enlarged pores isn’t necessarily such a bad thing. It is a warning sign given by the skin telling us that the pores are blocked or inflamed, it’s not getting enough nutrients or vitamins, or the skin is becoming too oily, and treatment needs to done to deal with the imbalance.

Large pores can be unsightly to look at and can impact the overall appearance of your skin. Minimizing the pore size should be a goal for any women who wants to look their best.

Enough talk, lets get straight into the combat zone and start minimize those oily holes.

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Who Said Soaps are Boring? 10 Very Creative Soap Designs

Who Said Soaps are Boring? 10 Very Creative Soap Designs

Who Said Soaps are Boring? 10 Very Creative Soap Designs

I never imagined soap making can be so creative. I recently came across a website article titled, “100 most interesting soaps in the world”. It has a great compilation of the the world’s most creative soap designs. The designs are ultra realistic and jaw dropping.

You have to see for yourself. Here are a 10 of my favorites:

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Dead Sea Salt – Discover the Skin Healing Benefits

Dead Sea Salt - Discover the Skin Healing Benefits

Dead Sea Salt – Discover the Skin Healing Benefits

Dead Sea Salts

What’s so special about the salt from the Dead Sea? Why don’t I just buy a bag of regular sea salt from the supermarket for only a few dollars and throw it into my bath?

Well, throwing a bag of regular sea salt into your bath may be cheaper in cost, but you definitely will not receive the same therapeutic benefits from soaking in a Dead Sea Salt bath.

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Do I Really Need a Facial Toner for My Skin?

Do I Really Need a Facial Toner for My Skin

Do I Really Need a Facial Toner for My Skin

I cleanse, I exfoliate, I moisturise and I treat my skin regularly with a facial mask. That should be enough to keep my skin in optimal shape, right? So why do I need to spend more money and time on a facial toner?

Before giving an answer to this question, we need to first understand the purpose of using a facial toner and find out exactly what it does for your skin.

And you’re right! For some of you, a toner may be a waste of money and time and skipping the toning stage during your beauty routine would be perfectly fine.

So lets find out whether a toner is suitable and necessary for you.

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Green Your Bathroom with a Moss Mat

Green Your Bathroom with a Moss Mat

Green Your Bathroom with a Moss Mat

Simplicity is the key to great ideas and building great products. This is exactly what Switzerland designer Nguyen La Chanh had in mind when she came up with the ‘Moss carpet’.

The moss carpet is a green eco bath mat made simply from living moss and plastazote. The moss comes with 3 varieties including forest moss, island moss and ball moss, while the plastazote is a decay-free foam built for durability.

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