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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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Hibiscus Benefits for Skin

Hibiscus, also sometimes known as swamp rose, is a bright, tropical flower beloved both by gardeners, tea lovers, and naturopaths. It looks great, it smells great, and it tastes great.  The hibiscus flower has long been used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine because of its many potential healing properties. Hibiscus flower has historically been used […]

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Here’s Why Cooler Showers Benefit The Body

There’s nothing better than a hot shower, unless it’s a cold shower. While there isn’t a great deal of good science on shower temperature, there are plenty of anecdotal accounts about the benefits of cold showers relative to hot ones. And in fact, there’s plenty of positive results that can be observed through experience and […]

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How to Choose the Right Serum for Puffy Eyes

Puffy eyes, bags under the eyes, dark circles, these all become more common as we age. Along with general aging, there are many causes for puffy eyes. Smoking, allergies, or a salty meal (puffiness is often caused by water retention, which sodium affects) can cause eye puffiness; but generally, two primary causes for eye puffiness […]

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