So how do you know which sunscreen offers protection from both UVB and UVA rays? Look for a sunscreen that offers “broad spectrum” protection. If you are still unsure check the ingredients. A product that contains zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, avobenzone, or ecamsule(Mexoryl) will effectively protect you from both types of UV rays.
Nuts and Seeds can add a nutrient rich element that supports your skin, and nuts are packed with protein, vitamins, minerals, and useful fatty acids. Hazel nuts- Sweet and tasty, low in fat and rich in vitamin E. Brazil nuts- Creamy and delicately flavored, a rich source of protein, B vitamins, and magnesium, Almonds -… Continue reading ANOTHER NUTRIENT RICH ELEMENT TO ADD TO YOUR DIET
Fruits are packed with water, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They taste wonderful and their nutrient rich content is quickly absorbed by your system. Blend teas or ice cubes with fruit. Throw some frozen bluberries in your morning oatmeal or just eat it fresh!! You are giving your face a treat as well as your body!
This routine incorporates a mask made with blended cucumber, followed by aloe vera. Aloe gel is available in most stores, and is a bargain for the beauty it packs! For the mask, wash a cucumber and cut it in half. Slice off two discs for your eyes, Thoroughly chop the rest and mix with aloe… Continue reading COOL YOUR SKIN WITH CUCUMBER AND ALOE VERA
your beauty as a capital account. You add to your balance with water, nutrition, sleep, exercise and other virtuous habits. And you subtract when you smoke, drink, stay out late, and think un pretty thoughts.
This is based on Ayurvedic principals- and the results are increased blood flow and energy to the face. I like to add rose oil to a bit of carrier oil for this routine. I was looking for gifts for dads, and found a good selection here. Get a Groupon on clothing here also. 1. Alternate… Continue reading At-Home Nourishing Facial Routine
Pressure point techniques can regulate the oils and moisture on the skin as well as the hormonal balance in the body. These points are deceptively simple, and yet they are vital to facial rejuvenation because they work inside as well as outside of the face. This routine provides an energizing and harmonizing start to your… Continue reading Acupressure for Inner Beauty
Acupressure concentrates movements on energy lines called meridians. These are channels of chi, or life force energy, which circulate through the physical body every 24 hours. Points on the meridians can become blocked due to physical and emotional pressure, and acupressure helps relieve the obstruction and move the energy through the channels once more. 1.… Continue reading At-Home Facial Acupressure
This routine is a treat that is nice for mature faces. Before you begin the massage, put a nice warm damp washcloth over your face, and add a bit of lavender oil. 1. Cupping the face with a little lavender oil on your hands, cup one hand over your forehead and one under your chin.… Continue reading AT-HOME REJUVENATION MASSAGE
Does your skin feel tight, painful or itchy? Does it appear dull, flaky or red? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you could be one of the millions of people suffering from chronically dry skin. We spend billions of dollars every year on products promising to soothe and relieve this miserable… Continue reading Is Dry Skin Getting You Down??