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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.
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For years, multimedia platforms have groomed a large portion of the public into believing that fats are bad for you. With wispy models on the runways showing of thin bodies, actors and actresses looking toned on the red carpet, and a number of health magazines offering to tell all about how to diet and lose weight quickly, many individuals feel compelled to say away from fatty foods. Even commercials advertise the latest trend in weight loss, whether it consists of a meal plan, pill, or exercise equipment. This bombardment of having the perfect body pulls many into gravitation.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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If you are a fan of face naturals, then you know that what you put on your skin can make a huge impact on your appearance. We use organic ingredients to ensure that you feed the surface of your skin with nourishing botanicals. But no matter what brand of love you slather on you skin, the real reflection of health happens because you feed your body properly.
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Perilla seed oil will take your health by storm, with its power-packed contents of vitamins and minerals. Effective both as a skin-care ingredient and supplement, this carrier oil claims a space in dozens of our products. Today, we extrapolate on the vast combination of health benefits that perilla seed oil can provide in this special ingredient highlight.
Indigenous to the regions of eastern Asia, especially China and Japan, perilla plants have a place on the mint family tree. First used by the Chinese in the traditional herbal medicine practices common to their culture, it relieves a varying quantity of diverse ailments and irritations – inside and out.
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Have you adjusted your attitude today? You might want to do so after you find out how your emotions and thoughts can greatly impact your physical well-being over time. Many people do not stop to consider how their negative feelings could adversely affect the way their bodies work or how to take control of these feelings. But you can hold the reins and guide the galloping mustang of emotional reaction and response to your will.
In fact, a surprising number of people allow their emotions to string them along, and dictate the entire course of their day. What these individuals may not realize is the fact that holding onto and harboring a negative attitude can greatly depreciate their health and ability to withstand illness. Take a look at some of the health effects you may experience with a good attitude versus a bad attitude, while learning some methods to regain control over the way you feel, regardless of your situation.
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Face it. We all have bad habits. Really bad habits. Some people watch too much television, eyes glued to the flashing screen before them in a zombie-like state. Others have a bad snacking habit. Twinkies, Swiss Rolls, and microwavable popcorn often sound like gourmet dining to these people. Still, others might like to gossip. They go next door to chat with their friends about what the neighbors did last night – even if it has no affect on them. However, few bad habits are as nasty and detrimental as smoking cigarettes. And few habits are as difficult to cut out of your life.
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If you google the keyword ‘eczema,’ and flip through the variety of images available, you will see a range of skin rashes ranging from simplistic red marks or bumps that seem relatively easy to treat in comparison to the crusted, raw, exposed skin covered in pus and secretion. Eczema ranges from mild, to moderate, to severe, and may affect as much as thirty percent of the American population. This condition is by no means uncommon, and many people often have some level of knowledge or familiarity concerning it.
In fact, you or someone you know may struggle with this condition, and fully comprehend the irritation it can cause an individual on a daily basis. Constant itching, rashes occurring from exposure to irritants or allergens, and unsightly red marks heralding the flowering appearance of irritation are all hallmarks of the struggle with eczema. And the more severe the condition, the worse the effects – both aesthetically and mentally.
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What comes to your mind when you think of your teeth? Your pearly whites are one asset that nearly everyone in the world has in common, and they also serve as personal messengers about your health. Most people do not realize that their teeth can tell them secrets about how their body is functioning, or what kind of shape they are in, but your set of chompers often provide tell-tale details about what you are or are not doing to take care of yourself.
While teeth seem like such a minor detail in the grand scheme of your health, think about how you would function without them.
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Rashes – a common occurrence that many individuals have to deal with no matter what their age or lifestyle. Rashes are a typical part of life, and most people will experience at least one in their lifetime. Whether bringing irritation like itchiness or stinging, or causing red areas to flower across the complexion, rashes take on different forms and often have different contributors.
Everyone deals with a rash at some point in their lives. Some people deal with one everyday, like with eczema or rosacea. Others contract it from pets, like ringworm. Still others, especially small children, experience a rash as a resulting symptom of an illness, like chicken pox. Regardless of cause or whether the condition is there to stay or will eventually fade away, we will give you some insight on what a rash is, what causes it, and what face naturals has to offer to provide relief.
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