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Why your Skin loves Botanical Oils?

We have been taught that our skin doesn't like oil, how this is so untrue. We have been brainwashed by commercial skincare and large pharmaceutical companies selling us chemical-laced cleansers, moisturizers, and a myriad of other products designed to keep the oil out, which causes damage to our skin.  the composition of our skin The skin is comprised of two layers, the outer epidermis, and the inner dermis.  The epidermis is the thinnest of the skin layers and is also the outermost one, (the one that you see). It has the important role of serving as our armor against infections and diseases.  The layer holds a large amount of water. This is why it's important to drink lots of water...

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The Benefits of Facial Steaming

My skin loves herbal facial steams. This simple self-care practice is a wonderful addition to any skincare routine. Clogged pores are one of the top contributing factors to acne breakouts, no matter what your age is. One of the best ways to cleanse your facial pores is by giving them a steam bath. Steaming your skin is like taking a bath that cleans from the inside out. Additionally, adding herbs, flowers and essential oils in the water nourishes and tones your skin. Adding botanicals to the hot water releases their nutrient-rich aromatic oils, which are then absorbed by your skin. Why Facial Steaming Is Important CLEANS THE PORES - It cleanses your pores. Clogged pores are one of the key contributing factors...

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Why is Hydrosol Water and why is it the perfect water for your skin?

Spraying on my Hydrosol Water is my favorite part of my skincare ritual. Do I actually feel the difference? Yes, however, the cells in my skin feel that addition of hydrosol water and over time your skin will look more clear, hydrated, and glowing. What is Hydrosol Water? Hydrosols are often referred to as "flower waters." This is because they are produced by distilling fresh flowers, leaves, fruits, and other plant materials. When you distill a plant, either through water or steam distillation, you are left with two end-products: the essential oil, which contains the oil-soluble constituents of the plant, and any condensate water, which contains the water-soluble constituents as well as microscopic droplets of the essential oil. This condensate water is...

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Why Turmeric lightens the Skin?

   I discovered the benefits of Turmeric for my skin after having a discussion with my Indian friend following her traditional Indian wedding. Indian brides have long used turmeric body scrubs and face masks to purify and cleanse their bodies as well as provide a healthy glow by brightening their skin right before their weddings. Wow, I was blown how Turmeric gave the entire bridal party skin a fantastic glow.  What is Turmeric? Turmeric is a powerful herb that can replenish your skin in several ways; It amps up collagen production, heals wounds, and increase fibroblasts' levels. Ingredients in Turmeric may have a role in helping treat psoriasis, scleroderma, or prevent certain skin cancers, although more studies are needed to understand its utility...

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12 Oils for Hyperpigmentation

  What is Hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation a big word for a big problem; it is the 2nd most significant skin concern for women and men in the US and one that affects over 30 million people worldwide. Hyperpigmentation is the production of excess melanin, causing dark spots on the skin. Age spots, liver spots, freckles, sun spots, pregnancy mask, are all types of hyperpigmentation, and there are several treatments available to reduce or remove the darker skin. Hyperpigmentation refers to areas of skin with an excess of melanin production forms deposits, causing skin patches that appear darker than the surrounding skin. How melanin affects hyperpigmentation? Melanin is a pigment produced in the skin of almost all animals on Earth. Melanin is...

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