Natural Remedies for Summer Skin Woes!

  We are heading into the last month of summer and normally August is a month of vacationing, camping, and spending weekends at the beach. This means more fun outside, which ultimately  means we have to be vigilant about protecting our skin from the sun, bugs, and...

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Tips on Stress Relief for Healthy Skin

If you are stressed out your skin will suffer! The side effects of stress on skin include premature wrinkling, dryness and dark circles under your eyes. This occurs because stress reduces the amount of collagen by releasing a hormone called cortisol in the body that...

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Best Summer Foods for Healthy Skin

  Its finally the season we have all been waiting for – Summer! Our days out in the sun can dry and dehydrate our skin. Here are some of our favorite summer foods, that will help keep skin glowing throughout the season. Fruits Fruits are high in vitamins and also help...

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What is Shea Butter Made Out Of?

What exactly is Shea Butter made of? The Shea tree, with the botanical names of Butyrospermum Parkii or Vitellaria Paradoxa, produces a seed when processed becomes what is commonly known as Shea Butter, a creamy, solid oil with many health and beauty benefits. The...

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How to Use Raw Shea Butter on Natural Hair

Shea Butter is typically promoted as a skin care product because of the essential fatty acids and vitamins A, E and F that lend to help heal ailments like stretch marks and dry skin. But can you use Shea Butter on your hair? For centuries, traditional African...

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Does Shea Body Butter Get Rid of Stretch Marks?

Shea body butter is an effective way of treating stretch marks, but successful treatment is largely dependent on a few factors.  Also known as striae, stretch marks appear on the body when the middle layer of skin known as the dermis is stressed more than it can...

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