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I have acne and dry winter skin – what should I do

Dec 15 2017

The first rule for the winter skin care is – moisturise, moisturise, moisturise. What about care for acne-prone and oily skin in winter? Oily and impure skin also dries out in winter and therefore needs special winter care with a lot of moisturising – however, there are some rules to follow. We have prepared 7 simple tips to help your winter skin look radiant and beautiful 1. How water damages skin Avoid washing your face with hot water during winter. If you don't like using cold water, you can wash your face with warm water, but it should not be...

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5 Simple Winter Skin Care Tips

Dec 07 2017

Winter causes a lot of work for our skin. When temperatures fall, the moisture level in our skin also falls. Additional stress is caused by big changes in temperature to which we are exposed at most times during winter; walking to the shops or the morning journey to work; evenings looking at festive lights; and weekends on the ski pistes. Low temperatures and big differences in temperature are the main culprits of symptoms of winter skin. Among the most common winter skin problems are very dry, rough skin, a feeling of tightness, and scaly and/or itchy skin. If you are...

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6 reasons why you should be using CBD oil

Nov 30 2017

CBD oil has taken over the world. This active ingredient of Cannabis sativa successfully heals and calms a number of conditions. It is so successful in what it does, because it binds to our own internal endocannabinoid system, making the body recognize it and accept it as part of itself. The endocannabinoid system ensures our body is in balance. It regulates numerous body functions, such as sleep, pain, inflammation, our immune system, stress, and mood. It also protects our neurological system and strengthens our brain functions. We could argue that the endocannabinoid system is the conductor of our organism, making sure that...

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12 amazing facts about our skin

Nov 27 2017

Our skin protects us from the outside world and, at the same time, enables us to communicate with it. Our skin allows us to feel softness and warmth. Beautiful skin tells us and the outside world that we are healthy and that our organs are balanced. All this and more is the reason why our skin is one of the most amazing parts of our body. Below we have listed 12 interesting facts about skin that you most likely didn't know. 12 amazing facts about our skin Skin is an organ. In fact, It is the largest organ in our bodies...

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Why is Hemp Seed Oil good for your skin?

Nov 15 2017

Nature's most perfectly balanced oil is a great source of high-quality nutrients and has a long history of use as a multi-purpose natural remedy. Among other, cold pressed Hemp Seed Oil is good for your heart health, it is an excellent nutrition for your brain, supports the immune system and has a lot of positive effects on your skin and hair. Hemp seed oil is reputed to be the most unsaturated oil derived from the plant kingdom. What are the nutrients that list Hemp seed oil among the most valuable skin care ingredients? Minerals: Calcium, Magnesium, Sulphur, Iron and Zinc...

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What kind of bath should I take if I have atopic dermatitis?

Nov 09 2017

Suggestions for your daily bath if you are suffering from atopic dermatitis or winter rashes. For many, autumn is the favourite time of the year. We are charmed by the endless rustic shades of nature, the veiled autumn light, cold evenings and the first unforgettable smell of winter.  However, there is a part of us all that is less overjoyed about autumn – our skin. When autumn temperatures fall, moisture levels in our skin also fall, which can lead to an outbreak of dermatitis or other types of winter rashes. The latter can also affect people who, during warmer months,...

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Endocrine disruptors in cosmetics

Nov 06 2017

Endocrine disruptors are damaging to your health, and yet, the debate on whether we should continue using chemicals that are proven endocrine disruptors and are, despite this, still being used in personal care products, cosmetics, cleaners, and plastics, has been going on for more than 10 years. What are endocrine disruptors In 2012 the World Health Organization presented the following definition of what endocrine disruptors in cosmetics are: An endocrine disruptor is an exogenous substance (existing outside our body) or mixture that alters function(s) of the endocrine system and consequently causes adverse health effects in an intact organism, or its progeny, or (sub)populations....

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Natural remedies for acne and impure skin

Sep 25 2017

Our skin is our largest organ and I often say that it is a blank slate onto which we write using different pens. The first of them comes in the form of our genetic code, the second one is heavily burdened by stress, the third one smells like chocolate. Different people use different writing instruments, and we use them freely. The end result is skin with various problems and needs. The most common skin problems still pertain to pimples, blackheads, oily and impure skin. Acne Causes There are various reasons for the emergence of impurities on the skin but we...

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Do you know what INCI means?

Sep 11 2017

Modern consumers are responsible consumers. We are concerned about the origin of the food we buy, and love everything organic and fair trade. We try to avoid buying packed food and when we do, we go for the one with fewer preservatives. We also avoid artificial colors and sweeteners. We can say that we are in the era of the conscious consumerism. But what happens when it comes to choosing you daily Face cream? Experience has shown us that consumers are still focusing on the "front of the packaging" when choosing their skin care products. The front side is mostly...

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What are terpenes in hemp?

Sep 05 2017

For most of us, the term terpenes is unfamiliar and new, even though we are surrounded by them. They are the substances that affect our senses; they whet our appetite and trigger pleasant emotions, treat certain conditions, they soothe us and cheer us up. Terpenes are the culprits behind the pleasant smells that overwhelm the kitchen when we squeeze a fresh orange or open a glass of blueberry jam. They are what makes lavender and roses special. Terpenes give plants their aroma, taste, and color Terpenes are chemical compounds, naturally present in plants and they contribute to the plants’ unique...

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