Naturally Healthy

Being near water is good for your health… and your skin!

I’m sure you know that drinking water (preferably 6-8 glasses a day) is good for your body. But did you know that simply being close to a body of water is also good for your health and well-being? That’s right, research has found a clear correlation between proximity to a body of water and our

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Are Your Bed Sheets Helping or Hindering Your Skin Care Routine?

How you wash, and how often you wash, your bed sheets impacts the look, feel and health of your skin. A natural skin care routine goes beyond the products that go directly on your skin – your cleanser, toner, moisturizer, and makeup. It includes proper nutrition, drinking plenty of water, exercise, and even clean bed

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Why Our Stressful Lives Might be Damaging Our Skin (and what you can do to prevent it)

Stress is something that can be hard to avoid in real life, but did you know that it has a detrimental influence on our skin, especially over the long term? In other words, the longer and more often you endure stressful conditions, the more likely you are to suffer from the negative effects of stress

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Can Fast Food Help Prevent Melanoma Skin Cancer?

Researchers have found that the fat from fast food can help protect against Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. While fast food can be detrimental to the heart, waistline and appearance of your skin, there may be some good to it after all. In a recent study, researchers from Boston University in Massachusetts discovered

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Earthing: 5 reasons to go barefoot more often

Walking barefoot through the grass, over sand, feeling the earth beneath your toes; it’s freeing, invigorating, and ultimately… it’s good for your skin. Here’s why Earthing, also known as grounding, is the practice of connecting your body with the Earth. The most common way of doing this is walking barefoot over natural ground, such as

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Do You Know How Sugar Impacts the Skin?

It’s startling how much sugar we consume in a given day. And it all adds up to affect not only the waistline, but also your skin. When we consume sugar, or high-glycemic foods that convert to sugar – our bodies break them down into glucose. Glucose raises insulin levels. So simple carbohydrates such as refined

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Soaking Up The Sun While Protecting Your Skin

The warmer weather is finally here and we are all itching to get outside and soak up some sun. However, just because you might still need a light jacket, doesn’t mean you can skip the sunscreen. May is skin cancer awareness month. Protect yourself and your family by practicing sun safety, and routinely checking skin

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Tips for Timeless Skin

Are your habits helping or hindering the look of your skin? Day after day, year after year our skin is exposed to UV rays, wind damage and environmental pollution. Not to mention our own bad habits – over scrubbing, drying it out, not taking proper care, you name it. We all want healthy, youthful looking

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It’s Tick Season, Here’s What You Need to Know

Warm weather has the ability to draw people outside and onto the trails. Walking, hiking, biking, it is great to get out in nature. And while there are so many benefits of getting out in nature, you do need to watch out for the dreaded tick. Most ticks are simply a fleeting nuisance but some

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5 Reasons to Drink More Water

If you find yourself reaching for tea, coffee, pop, juice – basically anything – over water this blog’s for you. Water – you love it, until you have to drink it. We all know there are many benefits to drinking water, and that we are supposed to have 6-8 glasses a day. But that seems

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