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Natural Ways to Soothe Itchy Skin Caused By Allergies

Itchy skin is one of the less comfortable effects of the allergic response. While you might have allergies without suffering itchy skin, it’s surprisingly common for people with sensitivities to break out in itchy and painful rashes, or at least to experience itching whether or not a visible rash appears. Allergic pathways are complex, and […]

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How to Safely Exfoliate Dry Skin

One of the best ways to treat dry skin – particularly when it’s the result of cold, dry air in the wintertime – is to exfoliate and moisturize. If you’re unfamiliar, exfoliation refers to the intentional removal of skin cells. Our bodies shed around 40,000 skin cells a day in normal circumstances, but skin can […]

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Healthy Uses for Beeswax

Studies show that beeswax contains long-chain fatty alcohols. This is important because these “long chains” are used to bind molecules together. The alcohol, combined with the long chains of beeswax, may be used by the body to eliminate cholesterol from blood plasma. High plasma cholesterol and coronary heart disease appear to be linked, and therefore […]

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