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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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Five Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil

Its fall and Pumpkins are on everyone's mind. But many forget about the benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil. Pumpkin seeds are packed up with essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and many more. Pumpkin Seed Oil is often known as the “superhero ingredient” in skincare products due to its richness in zinc, vitamin E, vitamin C, antioxidants, and omega 3- and 6- fatty acids. Pumpkin seed oil has the ability to hydrate the skin but not leave an oily residue – leaving your skin looking fresh and clean.The oil from these pumpkin seeds helps soothe, hydrate, and protect, making it a great ingredient for anti-aging formulas. 5 Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil Anti- Aging - PSO has potent antioxidants that...

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Spirulina, the good skin algae!

Spirulina is loaded with vitamin A and antioxidants. it has been called a “Superfood”. Spirulina is an algae that has beneficial and powerful skin benefits, a type of green-blue algae.  It can be harvested anywhere that the culture can grow in water with access to sunlight. Naturally, it grows in freshwater rivers, lakes, and ponds that have lots of sunlight in moderate climates. It helps: Inflamed skin Acne and blemishes Aging skin or UV damaged skin Shrinking the appearance of pores Spirulina is highly nutritious, containing 8 essential amino acids. It is also high in protein, which is necessary for cell repair and growth. On top of that, spirulina contains a rare fatty acid known as gamma-linolenic acid. Fatty acids, especially...

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The Benefits of Blue Azulene Oils

Blue Yarrow is part of the Blue essential oils family. It contains the organic compound, Azulene, which was first distilled from chamomile in the 15th century, and later from wormwood and yarrow. Azulene is prized for it's calming properties, healing a variety of irritating skin conditions due to it's anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.  Blue Yarrow is a sweet aromatic herbal oil and is one of the most powerful natural astringents. It shrinks the skin and promotes skin healing which is especially helpful to acne-prone skin. It is a powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and antiseptic but is also helpful at regenerating skin cells. It too is fantastic as an eczema treatment, healing all sensitive skin issues including dermatitis, psoriasis, and eczema....

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