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Prickly Pear Oil Beauty Benefits for your Skin

As the name suggests, prickly pear oil is obtained from the prickly pear plant, a member of the cactus family. Once open, you'll find pads, seeds, flowers and the prickly pear fruit, which is found in yellow, red or purple color. When…
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Kakuda Plum-Highest Vitamin C Concentration for Everlasting Beauty

Kakadu Plum with its' extraordinary concentration of Vitamin C is a super hero in brighten the skin.
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Copaiba Oil Skincare Benefits

Copaiba resin is perhaps ranks the highest anti-inflammatory ingredient on this planet. It is often used to heal and treat skin conditions
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Camu-Camu-Mega Vitamin C for Brighter Skin

Camu Camu berry has mega Vitamin C. It brightens skin and reduces sagging skin.
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Amazing benefits of Cacao in Skincare

Cocao is being added as an exceptional ingredient to skincare to revive dull skin and as an excellent sun filter
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Sancha Inchi Oil ~ Nature’s Rich Source of Omega-3

OMEGA-3 RICH OIL-excellent Moisturizer Grown in the Peruvian Amazon region, Sacha Inchi is known as one of the healthiest superfoods in the world. Highly rich in Omega-3 and Omega-6, this Amazonian shrub has been used for decades by Peruvian…
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Buriti (Agueje) Oil ~ Natural Retinol for the Skin

Grown in the Amazon Forest, the Buriti tree is known as the ‘Tree of Life’ and rightly so. The palm tree is extremely significant to the Amazonian diet for producing the nutritious Buriti fruit. Prized for many reasons, the fruit is a vital…
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ZenJen in Peru ~ January -> February 2020

Ever since I was very young, I have been interested in Spanish speaking people and their countries.  I think I got this love from my Dad.  He often visited South America and Spain so much we all took a Spanish class together. …
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Flawless, Healthy Skin… What You Should Know About Ceramides

What the heck is a Ceramide? To start with they help your skin remain plump and retain its moisture, but they also strengthen your skin’s protective barrier. If you haven’t heard about ceramides, here’s a complete guide about…
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Vitamins for Elasticity in Skin

Vitamins tо Improve Skin Elasticity Eat your fruits and veggies we always hear.  Well, it is good advice.  Skinfood vitamins in the form of Vitamin A, C, B and K are necessary for your overall health and for your skin. Wе аlmоѕt…
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Hyaluronic Acid in Skincare

Why is Hyaluronic Acid used in Skin Care? Hyaluronic Acid in skin  decreases as we age starting at the age of 18 when our skin is naturally very supple and glowing.  It is used in many skincare products focusing on diminishing the signs…
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5 Homemade Masks for Different Skin Types

Different skin types have different nourishment requirements. Having great skin depends not only on your genes but also on what you eat and what products you use. It is important to adopt a good skincare routine to make sure your skin is getting…
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Learning How to Care for Dry Skin

Dry skin got you down? You're not the only one! As the years go by, your skin tends to lose its moisture and natural oils. This can lead to stubborn wrinkles, fine lines, and even cracked skin. It's never too late to improve on your skin…
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Natural Retinol: Better than Synthetic Retinol?

As you age, your body’s ability to regenerate cells slows to a snail’s pace. A process that would take merely 28 days jumps to a whopping fifty, or even seventy days, as you age. This makes the skin dull and tired. Retinol is touted as…
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Prevent Wrinkles & Regenerate – Plant Stem Cells in Skincare

Ever wondered what your skincare products actually contain? Wondering what products would be the best for your skin? Worry no more – we are going to explain why plant stem cells are great for your skin. USING PLANT STEM CELLS IN SKINCARE The…
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Dragon’s Blood – The Ingredient That’s Making a Buzz in Skincare

Dragon’s blood is the latest A-list ingredient to look for in your skincare products! The name sure sounds a bit creepy, but rest assured no animals were tortured in obtaining this wonder ingredient. Where Does It Come From?  The…
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The Dark Side of Brightness: The Sun’s Effects On Skin Explained

The hallmark of summer is the beaming, bright sun. However, with sun exposure comes drawbacks. While the skin has natural protective mechanisms in place to protect from the sun, sometimes it's not always enough. So, what does the…
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My Journey to Ecuador for Dragons Blood

It was always my dream to backpack in another country, so for my 60th birthday, I decided to visit Ecuador. I looked forward to experiencing something new each day, and to follow my passion for plants.  I was absolutely amazed at what…
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Jewelweed Remedies for Itchy Skin

Jewelweed helps relieve itchy skinIf you are a hiker, allergic to poison ivy or outdoorsy type of person like me, jewelweed is a great plant to know.  They are a great remedy for poison ivy, insect bites or anything that's causing itchy skin.
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Essential Oils for Natural Skincare

Just when it seems that the essential oil revolution in all areas of our lives has reached its peak, science continues to discover that these concentrated essences of plants have yet another use. We already use them in diffusers inside…
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Nighttime Skin Care Tips

How you take care of your skin at night can play a huge factor in how it looks during the day. Beyond that, it can also determine how good your skin looks as you age. Since new skin cells grow faster while you are sleeping, you should make nighttime…
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The Precious Pomegranate: 5 Super Benefits for the Skin

Do you enjoy biting into the ruby red jewels of pomegranates? We do too! Their sweet tangy taste is just the thing you need to get your taste buds tingling. It is not surprising to know that this fruit is known as one of the royal fruits…
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Health Benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs

The health advantages associated with CBD oil for dogs are truly extraordinary. CBD has proved effective in benefitting the dog's: Brain Skin Bones Lungs Muscles Pancreas Immune system Brain stem Bone marrow …
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Colloidal Oatmeal vs. Your Mom’s Oatmeal: Which Is Better?

Did you ever think that the bowl of warm oatmeal your mother serves could have other uses other than just filling your tummy up with warm deliciousness? Did you know that it could fix your itchy, pesky skin problems? Oatmeal is a very…
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Summer Skincare Routine and Tips

All You Need for a Super Summer Skin Care Routine Summer is here. What does this mean for you? Warm beach parties, hot sizzling barbeques, lusciously green hiking and camping trips. Summer is the season of moving and grooving. But is…
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DIY Face Spritzers – How to Make Them and Why Are They Important?

A face spritzer is an excellent way to keep your skin hydrated and looking fresh. Several specialists prescribe using refined water or packaged mineral water to achieve ideal results. A homemade or DIY face spritzer can be kept both at your…
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Alpha Lipoic Acid – The Ultimate Solution to Skin Problems

ALA (Alpha Lipoic Acid) is a catalyst that, when comes in contact with skin, acts as an amazing antioxidant. Alpha-lipoic is an organic compound produced by the body which was first found in the 1950's. It was declared an antioxidant in…
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Importance of exfoliating your skin-all you need to know

Skin Exfoliation: All You Need to Know About Exfoliators No matter what type of exfoliator you are using and how costly or high-end it is, you are likely to harm your skin if you are using one which is not according to your skin-type! What…

Skin Care with Plants

As the world is progressing, it is moving more towards simpler and natural solutions than complex, artificial ones. This holds true even for dealing with skin related concerns! Various plant species are being used to cure numerous diseases…
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Skincare Tips for Women over 50

A popular phrase in sports is “Father Time is undefeated”. It is used to denote the fact that no athlete is exempt from the loss of athleticism necessary to compete at a high level. This phrase can be extended to many areas of life because…