With the recent Zika virus outbreak all over the news people are thinking about mosquitoes. From the use of bay leaves in books to prevent bookworms or chili peppers in grain to prevent weevils, plants have long been used to repel bugs of all sorts. Mosquitoes are no different. Over time, plants have developed […]
The skin is the largest organ of the body. The millions of pores allow the skin to digest any substance put on its surface, similar to how our stomach processes food. Knowing this, it is critical that we only apply things to our skin that we would be willing to ingest orally. Many lotions […]
As we have reached the peak of summer, it is a perfect time to talk about the beautiful healing flower – calendula. With its rich orange color it is often used as an ornamental in gardens. But don’t get too distracted by its golden beauty to forget that it is also one of the […]
If seasonal changes wreak havoc on your skin—reach for some yogurt. But whatever you do, don’t eat it all. Turn it into a treatment for your skin.
That’s what leading skin care brands are doing. Some are creating entire product lines based on the benefits of probiotics. And this is no passing trend. These beneficial […]
We asked three skincare experts to share their favorite-and easy-DIY skincare recipes for summer to keep you looking and feeling beautiful from head to toe.
According to Cecilia Wong, facialist and founder of eponymous skin care line, Cecilia Wong, it is just as important to replenish the skin in summer as it is in the […]
Herbs transform skin care into fragrant, potent skin food that you might be tempted to eat. Actually, some of these recipes ARE edible and work as therapeutically internally as they do externally.
Herbal face masks can bring your skin into balance by delivering healing levels of nutrients to the skin. Creating your own recipes allows […]