The Argan tree is a native of exotic Morocco in northern Africa. It produces nutrient rich nuts from which Argan oil is then extracted. Long described as “liquid gold”, it is a truly remarkable compound that is high in beneficial fatty acids and vitamin E. This is why it is so often touted as one […]
International Association of Professional Photographers announced the winners of its photo competition in 2016, and the results are simply breathtaking. For the fifth consecutive year, this competition has been on the spotlight of every newspaper and magazine in the world and photographers for this particular “how to become a mother” competition are evaluated in three categories: work, submission and post-natal period.
Taken from the seeds of the Simmondsia chinensis plant common to the American Southwest, Northwest Mexico and parts of California, jojoba oil (pronounced ho-ho-ba) is a remarkably beneficial oil. Though long viewed as a reliable folk remedy for issues like bruises and skin sores, today, many know that it is one of the most amazing […]
Ask skincare professionals if a vitamin C serum might actually help you look years younger, and the most common response will be a resounding yes. Why? Ideal for men and women of any skin type or age, a high quality vitamin C serum is going to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines thanks to its high amounts of natural antioxidants, but such a formula may do much more than that! In this article, we are going to look at the reasons everyone can benefit from a vitamin C serum, and explore the ideal formula to use.
Take a look at almost any skincare product and you are likely to see vitamin E listed among the key or active ingredients. Why is this the case? Well, among the wide range of vitamins and minerals in the world, vitamin E is one that can improve hair, skin and overall health in many consistent ways. Yet, when it is in the form of vitamin E oil, it seems to best target the skin and the hair. In this article, we’ll explore the ways that vitamin E oil can be used to address a surprisingly long is of issues with the scalp, skin and hair.
You may think of apricots as those delightful mid to late summer fruits packed with color and sweetness. However, the apricot variety known as Prunus armeniaa is one that packs even more than a lovely color and taste. A native of Asia, the fruits it produces feature kernels that are some of the most nutrient dense imaginable, and it is from this that the finest apricot kernel oil is made.
Every autumn, millions of people carve Halloween pumpkins or empty out enormous “sugar” pumpkins in order to make pies, stews and other seasonal dishes. Many toss out the seeds and pulp without realizing that they are throwing away an amazingly nutrient dense food. What food is that? The pumpkin seeds!
Though we look to almonds as a source of protein, an ideal snack, and even a nut used to make a dairy alternative, it is more than a food source. In fact, sweet almond oil made from the trees native to areas of the Middle East and Asia is considered a health and wellness powerhouse. This is because of the nutrient density of the almonds and how most of those nutrients transfer into the oil. It might surprise you to learn that sweet almond oil is used to heal those with cardiovascular disease, dangerously high levels of cholesterol and chronically dry and painful skin. Yet, it is also a very popular treatment used on the hair and the scalp.
When you think of an avocado, you probably don’t imagine using any part of the fruit for your hair or scalp. Though a lot of DIY facials are done with avocado flesh, many don’t realize the benefits to be gained from high quality avocado oil. There are the dietary benefits that we all know about, but the oil from the pit in the heart of the fleshy green fruit is also full of natural benefits. In fact, avocado oil has garnered a stellar reputation as a reliable compound to use on the hair and skin.
By now, most consumers are aware of the “omega fatty acids”, and yet many still remain unaware of the most beneficial of the omega fats. In this article, we are going to take an in-depth look at omega-3 fats and why you really need to ensure you are getting adequate amounts of them each day. We are also going to explore what the best omega-3 fish oil supplements should feature, and even discover a reliable and quality formula to use.