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Why you should start caring about the microbiome?

How to improve gut and skin microbiome the natural way You would have heard about gut microbiome. But there is a skin microbiome that you need to really start caring about. Although the gut health, rightly known as the ‘second brain’, has been a buzz word for some time now, the concept of skin microbiome is seeping into the collective consciousness of the beauty industry only now. While we understand the importance of prebiotics and probiotics that help our microbiome (eg: lactic acid bacteria in curd), did you know that our skin too needs a balance of microbiome to maintain its health? It is even more important now given the lifestyle we all follow, the rhetoric on preservatives and other...

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Why & How of Detoxing your Mind

This post is part of The Detox Series.  A simple google search about the word detox will tell you that it is a process through which you can rid your body of from the toxins. Detoxing has gone mainstream as a vast number of people tend to seek wellness. But an important aspect of our body, our mind, its health and vigour is often ignored. Our brains are powerhouses - it stores our experiences right from birth, forms our thought processes, gives us our logical thinking capabilities, makes us form reactions around us, processes emotions, and even helps us dream while we sleep. That’s a lot of function for an organ, and consecutively, a lot of toxins that are intangible....

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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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Detox your life : Guide to a conscious lifestyle

DETOX YOUR LIFE: A Guide to Conscious Lifestyle Humans are creatures of habit. Paying attention to your everyday habits and what your environment is surrounded by will play a significant role in creating a restful body and mind.  Regular detoxing your body by following a complete regime of food, skincare and lifestyle habits lead to radiant, lifelong health and youthfulness. Go natural: Processed foods and GMO (Genetically modified organisms) products filled with preservatives and fillers are marinated in toxic substances and they are preventing your body from reducing stress and sleeping better. Try eating organic fruits and vegetables like mushrooms that can replenish your skin and body with essential vitamins and minerals. Green your surroundings: Keeping plants near your house...

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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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