Natural Deodorant vs Chemical Deodorant

Natural Deodorant vs Chemical Deodorant

Natural Deodorant vs Chemical Deodorant

While there is no concrete proof yet that the chemicals used in deodorant and anti-perspirant sprays cause breast cancer, it may be wise NOT TO apply a mixture of chemicals under the arms and around the breast area for extended periods of time, as this could cause a build-up of toxic overload in the long term.

Deodorant sprays work by trying to destroy and reduce the bacteria on the skin and uses strong artificial fragrances to mask the bad bacteria smells. Common chemicals used include propylene glycol, parabens and triclosan.

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Causes of Body Odour

Causes of Body Odour

Causes of Body Odour

Sweating is our body’s natural response to regulate body temperature and to release toxins from our bodies. However, the result of sweating along with bacteria may lead to unpleasant body odour.

Our bodies have two types of sweat glands; eccrine and apocrine sweat glands. The sweat released from the “eccrine” sweat glands is odourless made up mainly of water and salt. On the other hand, the sweat that comes from the “apocrine” glands (usually located under the arm pits, the genital areas and around the nipples) contain proteins and oily substances that bacteria can feed on and break down to cause body odour. In short, body odour is the product of bacterial metabolism.

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Puffy Eyes

Puffy Eyes

Puffy Eyes

Late nights, body dehydration, excessive alcohol, lack of sleep, computer work, allergies and even reading can all lead to swollen puffy eyes.

Normally, the eye puffiness you get in the morning when you wake up should calm down and disappear by mid-morning when the excessive eye fluid that has accumulated throughout the night is drained away. Swelling that doesn’t disappear rapidly once you’re out of bed is commonly caused by allergies, dehydration, or hormonal changes.

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7 Ways to Destroy Your Skin Beauty

7 Ways to Destroy Your Skin Beauty

7 Ways to Destroy Your Skin Beauty

If you want dry, leathery, course, dehydrated, blotchy, sagging, wrinkled, bumpy, dull coloured skin, then you’ve come to the right place. If destroying your skin beauty is your intention, then here are 7 quick and possibly life threatening ways to do it.

1. Excessive Sun Exposure
2. Smoking Cigarettes
3. Excessive Stress
4. Excessive Alcohol
5. Excessive Caffeinated Drinks
6. Yo yo Dieting
7. Poor Diet

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Winter Skin Care Tips

Winter Skin Care Tips

Winter Skin Care Tips

The winter season is approaching! For many people, the cold dry winter climates may bring uncomfortable dryness to the face, hands and feet. For more severe cases, it means unwanted skin conditions flaring up again such as flaking skin, cracking lips, skin allergies, eczema, psoriasis, chapped hands or coarse hair.

The low temperatures, low humidity and strong, harsh winds suck away the moisture in our bodies and deplete our skin of its natural lipid layer which keeps the skin from drying out. More attention is required during the winter months and here are some ways to help you achieve optimal soft skin suppleness during these harsh times.

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Suki – Founder of One of the World’s Best Organic Skin Care Lines

Suki - Founder of One of the World's Best Organic Skin Care Lines

Suki – Founder of One of the World’s Best Organic Skin Care Lines

Meet Suki Kramer, organic skin care genius.

After years of collaboration with cosmetic chemists & traditional herbalists, Suki Kramer’s vision to create – 100% pure, organic products, integrated with cutting-edge scientific actives in innovative safe & effective authentic treatments came to life – advanced. organic. science.™

Her motto – “Know your beauty” – means to fully & completely accept & respect ourselves in our entirety. it means having honest, complete information, so we can arm ourselves with the knowledge to make the right decisions & find the right solutions in what we consume & absorb both inside & out.

Find out in the following interview how her ambitious dreams of creating a pure organic skin care line became a true reality. Find out why Suki products are so popular especially for people with sensitive skin.

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Mineral Makeup Benefits Revealed

Mineral Makeup Benefits Revealed

Mineral Makeup Benefits Revealed

Mineral makeup is creating quite a buzz. With more and more health conscious individuals finding out the harm done to their skin from conventional chemical makeup, millions are discovering the benefits of using pure mineral makeup.

I will reveal 5 key benefits mineral makeup has over conventional makeup and you will discover how minerals from mother nature can provide your skin with a radiant glowing complexion.

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Meet Pangea Organics’ Handmade Soap Entrepreneur Josh Onysko

Meet Pangea Organics' Handmade Soap Entrepreneur Josh Onysko

Meet Pangea Organics’ Handmade Soap Entrepreneur Josh Onysko

It all started from just a few soap recipes……

Before leaving for a long trip to India, Joshua made a visit to see his parents where a handmade soap making book that Joshua’s mom had caught his eye. He used the book to his full advantage and completed his first batch of natural handmade soaps where he took with him to India.

Ideas came flooding through his head, and upon his return to America, he decided to make more soap and sell it to fund his traveling trips around the world. His time abroad was often spent working for special causes, such as helping to save green sea turtles in Nicaragua. These experiences continued to open him to new thoughts and ideas eventually bringing him to the realization that he wanted to start a non-profit organization that educated corporations about environmentally and socially responsible living & business practices.

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Green Celebrity of the Month – Leonardo DiCaprio

A Super Natural Summer Glow

A Super Natural Summer Glow

If there were awards given out for celebrities involved with green eco friendly activities, Leonardo DiCaprio will surely win the Oscar best actor equivalent. Apart from his charming good looks and his breathtaking acting roles, Green Leo is also putting in an incredible effort to educate people from all around the world of the benefits and necessity for going green.

With ambitious goals to building a greener world for future generations, you can be sure that Leo is not just an other pretty boy from Hollywood trying to get publicity for himself. He’s a committed environmentalist who practices what he preaches.

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