Monthly Archives: August 2010

Natural Eye Cream

There are many eye creams out there today that claim to be natural but what ingredients do you look for when buying a truly natural eye cream? All creams need to have some type of preservative to give the product … Continue reading

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Sensitive Oily Skin

Fluctuating hormones are usually the cause of sensitive oily skin although heredity can be responsible too.  With excess oil , facial pores can become clogged which can lead to acne.  No skin care product will have a magical ingredient to … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Body Wash

Olive oil body wash or olive oil based soap is often times called castile soap.  Olive oil soap has been around since the 1600′s.  Saponification are chemical processes that produce soap from fatty acid derivatives.  Vegetable oils and animal fats … Continue reading

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Eye Wrinkles

As we age, wrinkles are inevitable.  Aging causes eye wrinkles due to: Cells dividing more slowly. Less elasticity. Skin retaining less moisture. Less efficient oil secreting glands. Other factors are also at play to further increase eye wrinkles: Over time… … Continue reading

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Unscented Bar Soap

If you have sensitive skin, using an unscented bar soap is a better alternative.  The less ingredients to irritate your skin the better.   Even if the bar soap is organic and scented with pure essential oils, they may still bother … Continue reading

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Organic Bar Soap

Why use an organic bar soap?  Here are three good reasons: Certified organic ingredients are free of pesticides, fertilizer, antibiotics, genetically modified organisms and yes, sewage sludge. Only organic essential oils are used to create the wonderful aromas in the … Continue reading

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Natural Shea Butter

Natural shea butter has been used for centuries by African people to protect the skin from the harsh sun, wind, heat and salt water.  Shea contains healing properties including vitamins, minerals, proteins and unique fatty acids.  It also helps restore … Continue reading

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Reduce Eye Puffiness

Do you ever wake up with puffy eyes?  There are ways to reduce eye puffiness naturally. Eyes get puffy due to fluid accumulating under the eyes giving it that swollen appearance.  Age also plays a factor in that the tissue … Continue reading

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