As a writer for Holistic Day Spa, Facial Lounge, I have been like a kid in a candy store learning about all things natural skincare! This is an article I wrote for Facial Lounge several months back and am excited to share with you all. With so many exfoliating products on the market this is a guide to choosing products and creating a routine that will exfoliate the skin without causing irritation, breakouts, dryness, flakiness, micro-tears, etc!
There is a seemingly endless array of “detox” products or at-home remedies swearing to rid your body of everything that may be ailing it. I know it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which ones work or don’t work and which ones are even safe to do. Here are some of my favorite effective AND safe ways to help cleanse the body of toxins, heal any damage and replenish lost nutrients after any event or holiday season that leaves you feeling sluggish inside and out.
We see this ingredient on almost every label from shampoos, conditioners, other hair care products, sunscreens, cosmetics, body care products, candles, soaps, perfumes, etc, etc, etc! What many do not realize is that companies are able to hide harmful chemicals under the term “Fragrance”.
Studies indicate that up to 75% of wine drinkers report adverse reactions to drinking wine. Despite these significantly high numbers there still seems to be a fair amount of confusion behind the cause of these negative reactions. Sulfites are often blamed for many of the frustrating symptoms , but what are they and are they the real culprit?
Royal Jelly as a natural medicine has been around for centuries (records show that even the Ancient Egyptians used Royal Jelly!). I recently attended a bee keeping course and was instantly fascinated with the several different substances honey bees product. I was absolutely awe-struck as I began to learn the benefits of not just honey but Royal Jelly, propolis and bee pollen.
Infrared saunas are becoming increasingly popular in the States and with good reason! Unfortunately, many people do not realize that they are minimizing and potentially even negating the entire detoxification process by bringing their electronics (cell phones, smart watches, etc.) into the sauna. For my own health, your health and the health of everyone surrounding you in that toasting little box, here is why bringing those electronics with you is a BIG no, no!
Color therapy dates back to Ancient Egyptians times where light and colors were used in different healing applications. Modern day medicine still recognizes color therapy as a powerful treatment for many ailments. Thankfully, research has broadened our knowledge and modern technologies have expanded the impact color therapy can have. But what is color therapy (chromotherapy)? Perhaps the best place to start is first defining what is color.
Infrared saunas boast a long list of benefits begging the question, “Why doesn’t everyone have one of these??” For those who still need convincing here is an in-depth article surrounding the benefits of infrared saunas, recommended use and additional articles for more information.