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Why is it important to cleanse and detox your environment?

Detox your environment This post is part of The Detox Series.  The more we are heading into an urban world, the more we realize why it is of utmost importance to have an organic lifestyle. Toxicity is all around us, both natural and synthetic (man-made). And sadly, it is taking an immense toll on our overall health. The atmosphere is filled with heavy metals which are generally toxic in nature. This contamination has led to many health issues among all age-groups, even the newborns aren't exempted from the toxicity of heavy metals as shown in research performed in the US by Greenpeace, the non-governmental environmental organization. They studied blood samples from the umbilical cord of newborns and astonishingly found that...

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Understanding Acne : Acne and Air Pollution

Acne and Air Pollution How much do we all love to pamper our skin? We cleanse it, prep it, moisturize it, take care of it. After all, we all have one skin to live with, and it deserves all the love and catering of the world. Sometimes, despite doing everything perfectly, we end up with pimples, or even a full blown break out. We think it’s because of something we did to make it bad. However, what if we told you that it might not be your fault? Consider the following if you are suffering from acne: Have you recently moved to a dustier environment, or a busier city? Do you get random pimples that itches, is sometimes red, for...

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Eleven Natural Ingredients that work for Sensitive Skin

 Eleven Natural Ingredients that work for Sensitive Skin  Did you know that only 10% of the world actually have a sensitive skin? Did you also know that sensitive skin is an acquired condition in several cases? This is exactly why our skin suddenly starts acting haywire and stops tolerating even the products that earlier suited the skin. In a majority of the cases, it is usually because our skin is sensitized to something - this could be an ingredient in one of the products you are applying or even food -  and switching it can usually make the difference to our skin, although it might take a while for your skin to get normal. But what about those poor souls...

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Wild Wild Berries for Super Natural Skincare

Today we are going to talk about berries. That's right, berries. Not just any berry, but this specific one that's grown in the harshest and wildest habitats in the world; a survival plant so to say. Seabuckthorn berries are supercharged with antioxidants, a range of vitamins (A, E, B1, B2, C, D), phytonutrients, amino acids, skin loving lipids and the extracts contain 200+ amazing nutrients in every drop!   A bit about the fruit: These orange berries adorn the cold deserts of the Himalayas - both in the Spiti region of Himachal as well as Leh. Some are harvested in Sikkim too. This wonder fruit survives and thrives in cold winters and high altitudes at elevations as high as 12000+ feet. These are...

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Get younger looking skin with Zizyphus Sativa or Jujube - the Indian Date

Have you ever wondered if flowers from a date shrub can be a treasure of skin benefits? Well, Zizyphus also known as Chinese date or ber in India has shown for some outstanding properties that lead to skin and health benefits. Zizyphus has been mentioned since centuries in mythology, especially in Ramayana. Remember shabari tasting each date so that only sweet dates are eaten by Shri Ram? Well,  Zizyphus flowers are also very well known for their brilliant properties and our motive is to explore each and every property of Zizyphus and make sure only best reaches to you. What is Zizyphus Sativa extract? Zizyphus Sativa belongs to the buckthorn family. It's plant is a small deciduous shrub and usually...

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