Nutraceuticals: The Benefits are Huge
Oct09

Nutraceuticals: The Benefits are Huge

So Nutraceuticals huh! Let me guess, you’ve never even heard of them, let alone accepted them as life and health enhancing! Well if it’s any consolation, the term was new to me too, until my curiosity was piqued enough to go look the term up. It seems that the word ‘Nutraceuticals’ (a mash up of the words ‘nutrition’ and ‘pharmaceutical’) was coined in 1989 by a guy named Stephen L. DeFelice, the founder and chairman of FIM, the...

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Sebum: Why it’s Essential for Every Face…
Aug15

Sebum: Why it’s Essential for Every Face…

What is Sebum? …in a few words… “Sebum is an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands. It is a cocktail of fats, wax esters, squalene, triglycerides, cholesterol and cellular debris, which is discharged as sebum through the sebaceous duct connecting the gland to the hair follicle” And in a few more words… Well, the dictionary definition of Sebum is: “…an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands”...

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Argan Oil: The Benefits for Your Skin, Hair & Beauty…
Aug02

Argan Oil: The Benefits for Your Skin, Hair & Beauty…

1 What is Argan Oil? …in a few words “Argan Oil is an oil that is extracted from the kernels of the argan tree found almost exclusively in south-western Morocco. It is a plant oil that is rich in Vitamin E, and it has a smooth texture and a pleasant aroma. These qualities make it a perfect and much sought after ingredient in both the cosmetic and food industries alike” And in a few more words… Try as you might,...

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Good Food, Good Skin
Jul16

Good Food, Good Skin

Buying skin care products can add up to a lot of money. Oftentimes, after spending all of that money, you’ll find that these products don’t work or even make your skin worse. Creams, lotions and medicines aren’t always the solution to your skin problems. Your diet can also be very responsible for the condition of your skin. Here are some of the best foods that you can eat to improve your skin. Seafood Seafood is a...

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Why is My Skin So Oily?
May21

Why is My Skin So Oily?

Oily skin – it makes your face shine, your make-up disappear and leads to blackheads and breakouts. Ugh! With oily skin, getting your skin to behave isn’t as simple as just washing the oil off. It just keeps coming back again, it’s like having your own personal oil well! That’s because glands called sebaceous glands that lie underneath your skin are producing too much of an oily substance called sebum. You now know...

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Why is My Skin So Acne-Prone?
May14

Why is My Skin So Acne-Prone?

Acne: Let’s show it the door… It’s tough to look in the mirror and see pimples and blackheads lining your face. Acne is the most common, and distressing of all skin conditions. Adolescents and teens are the most likely to suffer from it, but if you still have acne-prone skin and your high school days are a distant memory, you’re not alone and it’s by no means a modern problem. A number of adults continue to...

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