Skin aging has been linked to varied factors such as sunlight, smoking, and exposure to free radicals. It would appear, however, that all of these factors have one common denominator.
Soap making was originally a very natural and wholesome process that gained popularity in ancient Roman times. Somehow, the technique has become increasingly complicated over time, with more and more unnatural ingredients being added, usually to save time and money during production. Let’s take a look at how soaps are made and why the ingredients […]
The skin, like any other part of your body, is an interdependent organ that works with many other systems to stay healthy. Good blood flow is necessary to deliver oxygen to skin cells, while a healthy diet and digestive system provide the skin with the many vital nutrients it requires. The best way to approach […]
Rose water is one of the most ancient cosmetic remedies; some say it was used as far back as 3500 BC for facial cleansing. Those prehistoric medicine men noticed therapeutic qualities of rose extracts that are just as effective today. When used in combination with recently-discovered Double Helix Water, rose oils can present powerful and […]
Argan oil is the beauty industry’s big new trend; suddenly, it’s being included in everything from hair conditioner to body lotion. It’s true that this rare natural oil has been used by Moroccans on hair, skin, and nails for hundreds of years, but what is it that makes products from the argan tree so effective?
The evening primrose is a unique flowering herb that blooms (you guessed it!) only in the evening. Evening primrose oil is usually extracted from the seeds of the plant, which is found growing throughout North and South America. It has been touted as a therapeutic remedy for everything from heart disease to skin conditions. The […]
Political discord surrounding human embryonic research has brought human stem cells into the public eye. While human stem cells can be used for medical benefits, the potential uses of plant stem cells are only just being realized.
If you’ve turned on a television or walked down the street recently, you’ve probably heard something about gluten-free diets. This new trend is a serious health necessity for those with celiac disease, but it also has been shown to improve a host of problems from digestion complications to autism. When it comes to skincare however, […]