How to Treat Mom on Mother’s Day

In your mother’s eyes, every day of the year is children’s day. Her focus is always on you, and making sure you are healthy, happy, and loved. She deserves more than one Sunday a year to know how much you appreciate everything she does for you. But you don’t need to invest in a grand gesture to declare your love …

The Benefits of Body Wraps

How does a caterpillar become a butterfly? It spends time in a cocoon, of course. Body wraps work the same magic on humans to transform dull, tired skin into softer, smoother, and more radiant skin. A body wrap is just what the name suggests: the entire body except the head – legs, arms, torso, and neck – is wrapped in …

The Benefits of Resveratrol for Skin Health

Red wine is the best thing since sliced bread: it helps lower cholesterol, promote heart health, and sharpen memory. And while we know not to question anyone who says red wine is good for our health, what is the secret behind red wine’s many benefits? One good answer is resveratrol. Resveratrol is a water-soluble antioxidant, meaning it dissolves in water …

The Skin Benefits of Vitamin E

In the world of skin care, first-string nutrients like Vitamin C and Vitamin A always take the stage. While their benefits for promoting smoother, brighter, younger-looking skin are undisputed, there’s another star in the making lurking in the background: Vitamin E. Like Vitamins C and A, Vitamin E is both a nutrient and an antioxidant – in fact, your body …

The Benefits of Avocado for Skin

When it comes to vegetables, green is good – and the same advice applies to fruits as well, especially when it comes to a ripe, green avocado. Avocado is one of the most nutrient-dense fruits you can consume: one avocado contains over twenty vitamins and minerals, along with healthy doses of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. These good fats contribute to …

How to Choose the Right Moisturizer

You listen to your heart, you listen to your head, you listen to your gut…..but do you ever listen to your skin? As your body’s largest organ, it deserves your ear every once in a while to determine its needs. And what you skin needs most is water – in fact, skin is 64% water, which means that good hydration …

The Benefits of LED Therapy

In the 1980s NASA was conducting plant growth experiments in space using red light energy. At the time, they were employing a light technology called LED (Light Emitting Diode) therapy. These light emitting diodes release low-level light energy that penetrates skin surface and triggers reactions at the cellular level. Today, the technology of LED therapy has become an effective method …

Natural Oils for Skin Care

The myth that all oil is bad for your skin is simply that – a myth. The truth is, while excess oil production does clog pores, create oily skin, and cause acne breakouts, your skin needs to maintain a healthy layer of oils to keep it moisturized and healthy. In fact, it is oil that helps protect your skin from …

How to Treat Dry Winter Skin

Winter is here, which means it’s time to trade in sandals for scarves, iced coffee for hot cappuccinos…..and a dewy face for dehydrated skin. As the temperature drops, you may notice your skin doesn’t enjoy long, hot baths, a crackling bonfire, or the cool, crisp air as much as you do during the wintertime. In fact, cold, dry air is …