Anti-Aging · Beauty · Ingredients · Nutrition · Skincare

Avocado: Nutritious and Good for your Skin!

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We all know how delicious avocados are in guacamole or on toast but did you know that avocados have numerous skin benefits?

Avocados are very rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals which is why it is highly beneficial in skincare. Due to this fruit having natural anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and moisturizing properties, it is able to soothe and hydrate dry, itchy skin. Continue reading “Avocado: Nutritious and Good for your Skin!”

Acne · Gunilla of Sweden · Ingredients · Skincare

Ingredient of the Week: Witch Hazel

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Just in time for Halloween, our ingredient of the week is witch hazel. This plant has so many beneficial properties not only for the skin but for general health as well. Native to North America, witch hazel is a member of the Hamamelidaceae plant family. For centuries, the leaves and bark from this plant have been used to make skin astringents  that naturally reduce skin conditions such as acne, bug bites, poison ivy and many other conditions that cause inflammation.  Continue reading “Ingredient of the Week: Witch Hazel”

Acne · Aloe · Anti-Aging · Beauty · Gunilla of Sweden · Nutrition · Skincare

Eat your Way to Healthy, Glowing Skin

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The common phrase “you are what you eat” actually holds more truth than you may have originally thought. Although it does feel good to splurge on that cheeseburger and french fries every once in a while, what we put into our bodies does have a pretty large impact on our outward appearance. The best way to achieve a healthy complexion begins with nourishing your insides. Drinking plenty of water throughout the day is one of the most important nutrition tips out there. In addition, foods such as fresh vegetables and fruits contain powerful antioxidants that can protect our skin from cellular damage caused by environmental factors and free radicals.  Continue reading “Eat your Way to Healthy, Glowing Skin”