Natural Anti Aging and Rosacea Blog
According to recent studies, many people over the age of 50 lack enough stomach acid to adequately absorb vitamin B-12. Since the vitamin is also found naturally only in animal products, vegetarians and vegans can also be at risk of deficiency. Vitamin B12 is crucial to keeping the brain healthy, and it’s also critical to the health of just about every cell and system, including the blood and nervous system. The liver stores it for us, so even when we don’t get it every day, we usually aren’t at risk of deficiency for a while. The trick with vitamin B12,...Read More
Antioxidants are vital to your skin health. They are responsible for limiting the production of free radicals, which damage skin cells as well as collagen supplies and reduce the signs of ageing. Antioxidants repair and protect skin against the elements like sun, wind and cold, which is also known as environmental damage. In particular, there are a few core antioxidant ingredients that can make a significant difference to your skin’s health. These include: Vitamin C Vitamin A ...Read More
Pronounced ho-ho-ba, (the J is silent) this well known oil features heavily in many skincare products and rightly so too. It possess numerous benefits for skin health including containing many important vitamins and minerals like; vitamin E and B complex, silicon, chromium, copper and zinc. It also has a very high percentage of iodine which gives this oil powerful healing qualities while also containing essential fatty acids. What’s more this oil is almost identical to the sebum secreted by human sebaceous glands. When sebum supplies decline as a result of age, pollutants, or environmental stresses, jojoba oil can be used to duplicate sebum oil. Which makes...Read More
Here’s a sneak peak as to what’s in my makeup bag during the winter months. A shade lighter than my usual summer foundation, given I am not as sun tanned during the cooler the months. I find this helps with more natural and seamless looking coverage. Kabuki brush, - it’s my favourite brush for applying mineral powder foundation, easy to use and a great size for travel too. Mineral Veil to lock in and set my makeup so that it doesn’t rub off onto scarves and...Read More
While eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables and following a good skincare routine is a big step towards great skin health there are a few extra steps you can take to help give your skincare an extra boost from the inside. We’ve chosen 3 supplements that we think can help considerably when it comes to skin health. MSM (source of Organic Sulphur) MSM is a supplement that can assist with many health conditions and is more commonly know for its pain relieving qualities, but did you know that MSM can also help with improving your complexion too? MSM keeps complexions clear and...Read More
Doesn’t yoga seem to be the cure-all for everything these days? Arthritis, diabetes, depression, the list goes on and on. Can there be any truth in the claims made about this practice, the exercise of choice for many Hollywood A-listers. Is yoga really the fountain of eternal youth? There is a lot of hype surrounding the subject. The yoga industry is booming, but can this ancient philosophy really help us to achieve glowing, radiant, younger-looking skin? In a word, yes. In another word, absolutely. Yoga helps to give skin a healthy glow by stimulating certain hormones, aiding digestion and promoting restful sleep. Yoga really goes against modern thinking, which...Read More
With winter nearly here, its time to start preparing for the cold and flu season. We have put together a few suggestions of ways to help prevent infections
through natural remedies that boost the immune system and help your body cleanse toxins.
Garlic is well known throughout history as a food that fights infections from bacteria and viruses. Garlic stimulates and activates the
immune system to help fight off and destroy cold and flu viruses. Handy tip - Chew a healthy-sized sprig or two of parsley after eating the garlic
as it helps minimise the garlic smell.
MiSMo’s unique Magnesium Gel Forte with MSM formulation is now available in a convenient roller bottle size. This ideal size makes it perfect for those hard to reach areas when pain grabs. Why choose MiSMo’s Magnesium Gel roller bottle? Unique formulation. Other Magnesium Oil products available contain only magnesium and water. MiSMo’s formulation includes Magnesium Chloride Powder, Organic Aloe Vera, Rice Bran Oil, Hyaluronic Acid and MSM (source of organic Sulphur) MiSMo’s Magnesium Magnesium Gel Forte includes a very high concentration of...Read More
With Winter around the corner and mornings dark and chilly the motivation to move and exercise gets that little bit harder. (Believe me I know, I am facing this very battle at the moment!) But I do know each time I drag myself out of bed and complete that boxercise class, my energy levels are boosted, my mood is lifted and my day tends to go that little bit smoother each time I’ve incorporated some kind of movement into it. In fact the flow on effect from exercise/movement is huge and impacts not only physically and mentally, but believe it...Read More
Did you know carpal tunnel syndrome is the most commonly reported repetitive strain injury (RSI) that occurs in the workplace? This syndrome affects the hands, arms, shoulders, neck and backs of those who continue to use the same repeated movements day in day out over a long period of time, years in fact. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? "Carpal tunnel syndrome is named for the eight bones in the wrist – the carpals. They form a tunnel-like passage filled with tendons that control finger movement and the median nerve that carries nerve impulses to and from...Read More