Facial yoga may be the next big thing in beauty and fitness, but where do you start? To help you get to grips with yoga for your face, here are nine simple facial yoga exercises. Feel free to post photos of yourself during your daily facial yoga routine! Continue reading
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Facial Yoga – Could yoga for your face be the next big beauty fad?
We all know that it’s important to stay physically active to hold back the ravages of old age, but should your exercise regimen involve yoga for your face? If the results of one new study are to be believed, facial yoga may be the next big beauty and fitness fad. Continue reading
Dry, Cracked Heels – Effective Home Remedies
Dry, cracked heels are a common complaint and can prove painful and embarrassing. This condition often gets worse during winter, and may be diagnosed as hyperkeratotic xerosis or hyperkeratosis with ichthyosis vulgaris.
While the latter condition is incurable, there are effective treatments to help manage symptoms. These include salicylic acid, glycolic acid, and emollient and humectant moisturising creams to help reduce dryness and scaling for skin that looks healthier and feels happier. Continue reading
Green Tea Extract for Acne Relief
Green tea is a great source of antioxidants and has demonstrated a range of benefits for metabolism. Now, researchers have found evidence to support the use of green tea extract for acne relief. Continue reading
Keratosis Pilaris and Coconut Oil
Could coconut oil work as a natural remedy for keratosis pilaris? Before we look at the research, let’s take a look at this common skin condition. Continue reading
Acne Under Beard Hair – What Causes it and What Can You Do?
It may be a few months until Movember, but many people are still sporting beards grown over the winter months, and many of those people are struggling with acne under beard hair. Why does this itchy, irritating, painful skin condition occur? Read on to find out! Continue reading
More Causes and Cures for Acne in Winter
Winter Acne – Zits and Make-Up
Winter acne is sometimes related to the use of heavier make-up to mimic the bright, rosy glow of summer, especially in those with pale skin. Unfortunately, this can mean that pores become blocked with creams, powder, blush and bronzers, causing whiteheads and blackheads as sebum, melanin, and make-up all combine to increase the risk of swelling, inflammation and infection. Continue reading
Acne in Winter
If you suffer from winter acne, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people find that when the cold weather hits, so do outbreaks of spots, pustules, blemishes, and painful acne.
So, what causes acne in winter, and what can you do about it? Continue reading
Coconut Oil and Anise – A Natural Remedy for Head Lice
Anyone with young kids will likely have had to contend with head lice at some point, but many parents balk at using lotions and potions that contain potentially harmful chemicals like permethrin.
Fortunately, scientists have found evidence that a natural remedy for head lice – coconut oil and anise – could be just as effective as over the counter treatments. Continue reading
Are Lots of Orgasms the Secret to Healthy Skin?
A little while ago Lady Gaga suggested that the secret to healthy skin was plenty of orgasms. While this raised chortles from some, others noted that there could be an element of truth in the flamboyant singer’s claim for a link between orgasms and skin health. How can good sex improve your skin? Does the effect last after the first bloom of love is over? And, is the effect the same across genders? Continue reading