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What Your Acne Says About Your Health

Acne Facemap

Eastern medicine, namely Chinese medicine and ayurveda, believe in a concept called face mapping. Face mapping is a method that indicates an acne flare might be due to more than the cosmetics, hair products, or fabrics that come into contact with your skin. According to face mapping, the location of an acne flare-up can help […]

Tea Tree Oil as an Acne Treatment Option

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Tea tree oil has become a household name in terms of being a holistic home remedy for skin, hair, and nails. If this powerfully healing essential oil isn’t a go-to in your house, get ready, because it’s about to be. Tea tree oil derives from a tree species called melaleuca alternifolia native to Australia. Aborigines […]

10 Surprising Everyday Household Uses for Tea Tree Oil

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Melaleuca alternifolia, most commonly known as tea tree oil, is a catch-all when it comes to solving the world’s problems. Okay, well, not the world’s problems, but it does have a number of household uses, as well as features prominently in a number of holistic remedies for the skin and nails. This is because tea […]

5 Bentonite Clay Mask Recipes for Healthy Skin

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It is such a battle trying to deal with unruly skin. Whether it’s acne, dry patches, or wrinkles, sometimes it seems like your skin just won’t listen. Well maybe it is what you are eating and drinking or maybe you just need a new acne cleanser, acne treatment, or eczema treatment; or maybe you want […]

Foods You Should Eat (and Avoid) to Help Reduce Acne This Summer

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Summer is such a fun time of year for many people. The sun is shining, the weather is warm, the day stretches on and on as the sun takes its sweet time setting in the sky. However, all this extra heat and sunlight also means more opportunity to sweat, and more sweat can mean oily […]

How to Protect Your Skin This Summer

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It is almost officially summer, and you know what that means — ice cream, the beach, barbeques, short sleeves, festivals, and celebrations that mark the changing seasons. June 21 will usher in the summer solstice, the longest day of the year when the sun is closest to the earth and its rays are the strongest. […]