Vitamin E Skin Care Benefits

Vitamin E Skin Care Benefits

Vitamin E Skin Care Benefits

Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant with powerful skin healing properties that improves skin tone, fine lines, and even prevents skin cancer

Having a healthy balanced diet is the best way to get the vitamin E you need and to keep your skin looking it’s best. Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin meaning that it is stored in the body. Some foods rich in vitamin E include avocados, nuts, asparagus, olives and olive oil and spinach.

Read on to find out the anti-aging properties of vitamin E.

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Show Your Hands the Tender Loving Care it Deserves

Show Your Hands the Tender Loving Care it Deserves

Show Your Hands the Tender Loving Care it Deserves

Your hands take on quite a beating. They’re often exposed to water, harsh detergents, nasty chemicals, damaging UV rays, and endless vigorous labor work. And yet, your hands often receive the least protection from the all of these destructive dynamics.

Through time, the wear and tear will become evident. Hands begin to wrinkle, age spots rapidly appears, nails become brittle, skin texture becomes dry and chapped, and skin begin to flake off. Take the time to care for your hands today. For softer hands try the following hand care tips:

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Does an SPF30 Sunscreen Mean Twice the Sun Protection as SPF15

Does an SPF30 Sunscreen Mean Twice the Sun Protection as SPF15

Does an SPF30 Sunscreen Mean Twice the Sun Protection as SPF15

It’s SPRING! The weather is beginning to warm up and in 3 months time, we”ll be heading into the scorching Australian summer. Sadly, Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world. It’s frightening to see that more than 430,000 Australians are treated for skin cancers every year, with around 1600 deaths from melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer.

We all need to be extra vigilant with protecting our skin from the sun when participating in outdoor activities. This includes wearing protective clothing, slapping on a hat and applying the right sunscreen. When shopping for a sunscreen, we are normally faced with selecting between:

1. SPF15 sunscreen

2. SPF30 sunscreen

3. SPF50 sunscreen

But what exactly does the sun protection factor (SPF) mean???

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Green Celebrity of the Month – Alanis Morissette

Green Celebrity of the Month - Alanis Morissette

Green Celebrity of the Month – Alanis Morissette

Take the time to listen to the songs of Alanis Morrissette and begin to appreciate and feel her fury and rage with life. Each song is performed perfectly though her creative and unrestricted expressions to capture her rebellious mood and feelings.

Where’s all the anger gone now? Well she is in her mid 30s and I guess maturity, tranquility and a bit of wisdom is starting to set in. She’s still the vocal — ‘Get out of my way I’ll do whatever I want’ Alanis. But now she’s found a way to creatively channel that energy into other worthy causes, like helping to Green the earth and environment.

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Use Rosehip Oil as Your Anti-Aging Weapon!

Use Rosehip Oil as Your Anti-Aging Weapon!

Use Rosehip Oil as Your Anti-Aging Weapon!

Roses are red, violets are blue, if anti-aging is your goal, then rosehip oil is for you….. OK that’s pretty lame. Hope nobody cringed with goosebumps listening to my amature poetry rhyme. But the benefits of rosehip oil is endless. It has been scientifically proven to improve dry skin, scarring, pigmentations, fine-lines, wrinkles, stretch marks, skin elasticity and sun damage.

Rosehip oil comes from the “hip” of the rose, which is the seed pod or fruit of the rose that occurs after the rose petals fall off. Rosehip Oil is most effective as a daily moisturiser for the face and body, leaving your skin feeling soft and hydrated all day long. It specifically targets to enhance your skins barrier function by delivering skin compatible lipids that are undetectable on the surface of the skin, providing daily protection from dehydrating environmental conditions.

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Badger Balm Product Reviews

Badger Balm Product Reviews

Badger Balm Product Reviews

Badger Balm – Good things come in small packages. These wonderful little tin-can Badgers will make your skin dewy, soft and hydrated all over.

The best thing about this Badger pet is that you don’t need to take care of it, the Badger will take good care of you. They’ll heal your cracked skin, treat your itchy rashes, soothe your burns, calms your aching muscles and help to give you a better night sleep.

Badger balms work! Read on to find reviews on various Badger products.

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How Your Skin Ages From Birth to 100

How Your Skin Ages From Birth to 100

How Your Skin Ages From Birth to 100

Putting genetics aside, you’ll notice a significant difference in your skin with each decade of life. Every phase has its challenges.

From the day you were born, you’re faced with thin fragile skin that is prone to eczema and other sensitivities. As you move into your teenage years, the increased oil production leads to breakouts and blemishes. Moving pass your oily acne years, you’re now faced with drier more dehydrated skin and fighting against fine lines. And as you get pass your 50s, your collagen production becomes weak and elastins become fragile leading to the challenges of wrinkles and skin sagging.

So as you can see, every phase of life has new skin challenges. The main idea however, is to maintain a consistent skin care regime using the ‘right’ skin care products for various aging phases.

AGE IS ONLY A NUMBER. You can easily slow down the clock by maintaining a healthy diet, having regular sleeping and eating patterns, controlling your stress, participating in vigorous exercise and AVOIDING THE DIRECT SUNLIGHT…… REPEAT AGAIN……STAY OUT OF THE SUN.

Lets go through the the changes in your skin from 0 – 100.

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6 Very Effective Exfoliating Methods

6 Very Effective Exfoliating Methods

6 Very Effective Exfoliating Methods

All exfoliators work together to achieve one purpose, to remove accumulated dead skin cells and debris on the surface of your skin. This accumulated waste if not removed can clog pores and make your skin tone look dull and uneven. By using the right combination of exfoliating products for your skin type, you are able to remove this waste and restore your skin’s natural glow.

As a general rule, avoid the delicate eye areas when exfoliating and find a “gentle” exfoliator for home use. In this article, we will go through 6 types of very effective exfoliating products and techniques that will help you to achieve a smooth radiant complexion.

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Toxic Skin Care Ingredients Part 2

Toxic Skin Care Ingredients Part 2

Toxic Skin Care Ingredients Part 2

In part one of our toxic skin care ingredients list, we discussed the common harmful cosmetic ingredients to avoid. These included parabens, propylene glycol, Sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), Sodium Laureth Sulphate (SLES), Petroleum derivatives, Mineral Oil, DEA (Diethanalomine), TEA (triethanolamine), Artificial Fragrances, Artificial Colours. But the list doesn’t stop here!

The list is endless, and in part 2 of our toxic skin and hair care ingredients report, we analyse a list that are less common, but nevertheless the ingredients will pop up in a variety of personal care products around your home. As an ingredients detective, your job to ‘sus-out’ these toxins and keep them away from you and your loved ones.

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The Right Way to Apply Essential Oils

The Right Way to Apply Essential Oils

The Right Way to Apply Essential Oils

I was asked recently by my good friend Elisa the different ways you can apply essential oils and whether different application techniques led to different therapeutic results. In answer to her question, I first needed to find out Elisa’s intended therapeutic goal in order for me to give the correct delivery method.

Broadly speaking, most people use essential oils for the skin, for sinus problems, for house hold purpose, for allergies, for relaxation, colds and flu, or for muscle tension. In Elisa’s case, her goal was to alleviate the painful menstrual cramps and sore back muscles.

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