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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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How to treat adult acne with face oils

Waking up to a face full of acne is not a pleasant sight in the morning. Acne is a common skin problem prevalent among women of all ages. In fact, a study of The American Academy of Dermatology indicates that more than 50% women aged between 20- 29 are affected by acne. Not only this, women aged between 30-39 and 40-49 also come in the acne prone category. Thus, late or adult onset acne has become very common among women aged in their 20s to 50s. Acne and depression Acne affects more than appearance, it goes skin deep and affects a person’s emotional health. According to Doris Day, a certified dermatologist based in New York "There is an emotional connection...

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Your Skin needs a Detox! Like Yesterday!

Detox your skin Just like the detoxification of the body, the skin also needs to be detoxed every now and then, especially when our fast-paced lifestyle and chemicals we are exposed to, are damaging our skin. The skin is always eliminating the toxins from your body, and it needs the care to do so in a healthy way. Just like any other organ in the body, the skin has specific needs and wants. How do you determine if your skin needs a detox? Your skin will start looking dull and uncared for. Dry skinned people will see more dry patches, and oily skinned people will see a lot more oil. Your skin will have unevenness on the face. It may...

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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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Sleep Detox? Yes, you read it right!

This article is part of The Detox Series.  Never heard of detoxing your sleep? It's time. We will cover the importance of healthier bedding for safer sleep. Scientific research states that they are potential hazards with the material used. Some are even carcinogenic.  Did you know that the bedding and mattresses you choose to sleep on can potentially impact your overall health? We spend one-third of our lives on revitalizing our drained body and mind through sleep. The fabric of our mattresses and bedding can contain chemicals, some of which are toxic in nature - that cause negative health issues, hinder the task of rejuvenation and our body's natural healing ability. They can even expose our body to toxic chemicals...

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