TAG: Skin

Treat Acne Naturally

Healthy skin treatments

We have all had our fair share of acne and often treat it with toxic medications.  Fortunately, there are natural ways to treat acne and save some money.  These natural remedies have been tested by science and are shown to work for most skin types. Dairy – Science has confirmed that diet can cause acne.  According to the Mayo Clinic, eating dairy foods and carbohydrates can cause acne.  The problem is the rise in blood sugar from eating foods containing refined flour.   If dairy is a part of your everyday diet, try cutting back or replacing your usual dairy products with… read more

Versatility of Lemons

Uses for lemons

Lemons grow on trees and we use lemons mainly on or in food as an ingredient.  But, what you may not know is that lemons have numerous other uses, I have compiled a list of various uses for lemons and lemon juice.  Hopefully you can find one not-so-common use that works for you. Uses For Lemons (other than cooking): 1.  Relieve a sore throat.  Cut a lemon in half.  Skewer one half over a medium flame on a gas stove or an electric burner set on high and roast until golden brown.  Let it cool, and then mix the juice… read more

Preventing Acne

Organic skin care

With the amount of chemicals packed into skincare and acne treatments as well as the addition of the commonly prescribed contraceptive pill for females, I thought it best to provide some alternatives to the treatment and prevention of acne. There are many things that can cause acne, which manifest in boils, pimples and abscesses. It can be caused by a  number of factors including hormone imbalance, dietary deficiencies, allergies, environmental toxins and stress overload. If your other organs such as kidneys and liver are not at optimum working condition, then the skin takes over as the detoxification organ. Suppressing acne… read more

Shampoo Dilemma

Shampoo dilemma

Is your shampoo killing you? It’s an outlandish thought but one that actually demands your attention. There could be some ingredients in shampoos that cause you harm and should be avoided as much as possible. Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Sulphate (SLES) create the foam we are generally used to when engaging in the shampoo experience. The fact is these chemicals are closely related to compounds you find in heavy duty cleaners and degreases and have been linked to eye damage, depression, diarrhea, and severe skin irritation. DEA’s are a hormone disruptor and linked to kidney failure and… read more