Many grown women struggle with acne, wondering why it did not disappear after their teenage years and marveling at how stubborn the blemishes can be. The embarrassing, painful blemishes appear either at a certain time each month or linger on like unwanted guests. Just when you thought your skin problems should have started clearing up, you discover that they are actually getting worse. You may have started to notice the changes in your skin during your early twenties, and started using a multitude of acne products in an attempt to stave off the blemishes, or at least curb their frequency and stubbornness – all to no avail. It feels like a futile effort. However, up to forty five percent of women aged twenty one to twenty six combat this same skin condition.
Nothing is more picturesque or appetizing than sun-ripened raspberries glittering like rubies in the palm of your hand or a bowl. As one of the most popular, flavorful types of berries on the market, raspberries have become one of the most recognized foods to add to dishes for color and healthy eating. We use a couple of different forms of raspberry botanicals in our skincare products to incorporate its benefits into a quality beauty secret. As one of the oldest fruits available, raspberries have earned their spot in our ingredient spotlight. They traveled a long way and lasted for thousands of years to be available on the market today. Discover the wonders of this jewel-toned berry, and find out how it earned its ingredient highlight.
We artisan-craft all of our products from natural botanical ingredients – organic clove among them. However, its uses extend beyond skincare, as it appears in recipes, aromatherapy, and other sources of spicy goodness. Since it is one of the more commonly known herbs lining grocery store shelves, many individuals seek to better understand its benefits and how they can employ this spice into their daily lives. With so many purposes and abilities, we gave this super spice its place among the ingredient highlights. Clove’s capabilities stretch far beyond offering a sharply sweet aroma and a stage-stealing ingredient in some of our skincare products.
Looking for more reasons to go organic? It looks as though you may have found them! Organic can make a difference in the way your body ages, both from the inside and outside. This not only applies to the foods you consume, but also to the products you slather onto your skin. Organic, GMO-free options are often inherently healthier, and if you read our blog regularly, then you can find multiple posts backing up this argument with good reasons. Our posts ‘GMO: What to Know?‘ and ‘GMO: Friend or Foe?‘ can fill you in on why opting for both organic and non-GMO verified foods is best for your health in general.
Putting Your Face Back Together When It Starts to Fall Apart
One of the biggest mistakes people make when selecting a proper skincare routine lies in making generalized decisions that do not benefit the age of their skin. In other words, not all anti-aging products will benefit your skin or give you the results that really want. Your skin evolves and changes as you get older, and opting for products that do not suit your age can keep you from proper prevention, protection, and even reversal of aged aesthetics later down the road. But many people do not understand the proper steps and precautions to take, regardless of age and experience.
Getting Back to Your Natural Youth from Head to Toe
Whether you are still in your twenties, noticing the signs of premature aging, or being asked whether you want a senior discount at the local movie theater, your appearance probably plays a key role in how you feel about yourself – whether man or woman. No matter who you are or what your age, a great deal of your self-esteem lies in both how you treat yourself and look at yourself. We all have imperfections we come to terms with. We all age and start to show it at some point. However, the naturally unique beauty that encompasses us draws a fine line into what works for us. This extends to any beauty products. None of us are conventional people, so why turn to conventional products?
The sun and its light surrounds us nearly every minute of every day. Even on cloudy days, its rays still reach the surface of the planet, keeping the life on earth warm and alive. All living things need the sun to survive, as it produces plants with their needed energy. In turn, plants provide us with food and a number of other substances that we can easily make use of. It feels good to bask in its light, and soak it up onto our complexion. But how does the sun affect our skin? And what does it make or break the average anti-aging routine?
Imagine your brain constantly yelling “Ahhhh!” at random moments of the day. Imagine that you continuously find yourself incapable of controlling the fearful thought patterns weaving their way into every action or move you make during the course of a typical schedule. A rapid fire of inner dialogue consists of phrases like “I’ll never get anywhere; why bother?” or “What will everyone think of me?” A borage of self-doubt, fear, and worry about nearly everything follows you around, always lurking and waiting to pounce and take over either every second of the day or at unplanned moments. This is anxiety, a continuous cycle of low self-esteem, constant worry about not being good enough, and wondering why bother because you might seriously mess it up anyway. It nags and nags, sticking around as you talk to friends and family, making you afraid of what they will say about you. It prevents you from concentrating because it may not be good enough, whatever you are doing.
Olive oil, one of the most common and familiar products available on the market, has a history that reaches all the way back the ancient Egyptians and beyond. We generally use it as a cooking oil or ingredient in our recipes. Many beauty bloggers also hail its abilities as a potential addition to your skin-care or cosmetic routine. Face naturals already uses it as an ingredient in our botanical skin-care products. But do we actually know exactly why this ingredient works so effectively with our skin, or what it does that makes it work so powerfully for a range of different complexions?
You may already know about the toxicity that most common hair-care products have, and what the chemicals can do to your hair and your health. We covered much of this information in our blog entitled ‘The Shocking Shroud Surrounding Your Shampoo,’ which exposes how these synthetic ingredients can adversely affect your body as a whole – as well as your head of hair! Now, we want to demonstrate why our hair-cleansing system works, what it does, and how to use it.
You can achieve the lovely, natural locks you have always wanted very easily by employing our shampoos and conditioners. Many of our clients come to us with questions, and do not fully understand how it works or what to expect. We detailed much of this information in our Shampoo FAQ, which explains how to manage your hair during the detox period – the first few weeks that you start using our natural shampoos and conditioners. Here, we explain what benefits you will experience by adding our hair-care line to your beauty regimen.
Hormone disruption can cause a variety of unsettling physical and mental health issues that often prove difficult to shake. In our article about the endocrine system, we outlined some of the main components of how your body produces hormones, and what can happen when the functions of this system go awry. Estrogen mimickers, one of the main reasons that our naturally occurring hormones can get throw out of whack, are in more products than you think. Foods, medicines, skin-care products, and cosmetics can often contain some version of these mimickers.
Why does it matter? Well, estrogen mimickers can cause a variety of health problems over the course of time – many of which can often remain under the radar. People who are unfamiliar with the way certain substances interact with their body, and do not fully understand the symptoms that ensue may dismiss encroaching estrogen mimickers. Learn about the surprising items you may purchase or consume that may contain these mimickers, as well as the common symptoms and long-term health effects that they could cause to you and your family.
Everyone knows that our pets are just as important to our families as humans. Our cats and dogs will celebrate with us, snuggle with us, and share our general struggles with us. Some call them man’s best friend; other’s call them their children. Thus, we find great importance in taking care of our furbabies. However, many of the most popular pet supplies can have some serious health implications.
The upcoming warm seasons herald the arrival of potential flea plagues for many pet owners. Plus, with March marking Nation Pet Care Month, we decided to delve into the details of maintaining your pet’s health the holistic way. Face naturals outlines some potential dangers to using common flea treatments that contain insecticides as active ingredients, and ideas for keeping fleas at a minimum using only natural ingredients. Some of our products may even help you keep your four-legged children in ship shape.