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Are chemicals in beauty products making us ill?

Anyone who has ever glanced at a lotion or shampoo bottle has probably noticed a mystifying array of multi-syllabic chemicals. We assume they’re safe enough to put on our bodies – but how much do we really know about the products we apply on each day? The US cosmetics and personal care industry – everything from makeup to shampoo, lotion and sunscreen – is largely self-regulated. Since it first came under FDA purview in the 1930s, the industry has had only nine chemicals banned from use. More than 12,000 chemicals are approved for use today. American women use an average...


How CBD Can Help in Your Skincare Routine

CBD, or Cannabidiol has become legal in all 50 states and in many other countries, the possibilities for this product is endless. There are many products already that have CBD as its primary ingredient.  So what is CBD? CBD is one of the cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. It is known for its many functions such as reducing pain, inflammation, anxiety, stress, epilepsy, and many other problems. How does CBD help your skin? To start, research has found that CBD can help with preventing skin aging. The aging of the skin can occur to a variety of reasons such as eating and...


Can Sleep Affect Your Skin?

Cindy Mam

Tags healthy, skin, skincare

The answer to your question is a big YES. The term beauty sleep is real. The quality and length of sleep you receive every night can have an impact on your skin’s overall health. Your body needs to recharge when sleeping and so does our skin. Our skin repairs overnight, that's why many skincare products offers nighttime moisturizers and often times it is usually thicker than the day moisturizer.  Sleep condition and skin condition can greatly improve when getting a good night’s rest. Here are some reasons how lack of sleep can affect your skin: 1) Sleep deprivation can cause hair loss....


Foods That Will Help Keep Your Skin Healthy

Cindy Mam

Tags diet, glow, healthy, skin, skincare

Having a skin regime is a good habit to have if you want to keep a glowing skin. However that's just one factor. One big thing everyone should do is not externally, but internally. This means keeping the inside of your body healthy and well. Best foods for your skin can help you tremendously.  For healthier, glowing skin, try adding these foods to your diet: salmon avocados blueberries walnuts sweet potatoes broccoli