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Four DIY Natural Beauty Tips for Men

Lemon Essential Oil

lemonEOWhile most of the beauty industry caters to women, it’s just as important for guys to take care of their appearance.  Guys look and feel their best when they take care of their skin and physical appearance, and the ladies will notice too.  Guys often don’t know where to start when it comes to personal upkeep, much less doing it au naturale.  Here are some basic DIY natural beauty tips to improve your skin the crap-free, no bull way.

Cleanse

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Five Natural Acne Treatments That Will Give You Clear Skin – No Funk Needed

5 natural acne treatments

5 natural acne treatmentsAcne.  Often only associated with teenagers, acne can actually be a problem for most of us throughout our lives.  Of course we don’t enjoy the way our pores can swell up, get red, and fill with pus during a breakout – so – we “treat” the acne with various remedies and products.  Unfortunately though, many “acne treatments” – even the pricey ones – use ingredients that actually end up continuing the cycle of acne instead of clearing it.

That’s why

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When Life Gives You Lemons, Lucky You!

organic lemons for natural hair treatments

organic lemons for natural hair treatmentsFar from being a sour surprise, lemons abound in health benefits.  Lemons are known for their cleansing and detoxification properties when taken orally, and are an excellent topical skin cleanser as well.  Read on to find out how to incorporate these tart gems into your health and beauty regimen.

Lemons for Detoxification

Our bodies are designed to filter out toxins, and do so effectively, but only to a point.  In our chemical-laded modern world, we often accumulate more toxins than …

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Is Salicylic Acid Synthetic? Get the Scoop Here!

natural salicylic acid

So you may wonder if salicylic acid skincare products are synthetic.  While it is initially a naturally occurring plant derived ingredient, it is commonly (but not always) processed to extract the beneficial constituent then altered into powder form. You may know it as “aspirin” which contains salicylin, or you may have experienced it in beauty products.  Does this process make it bad?  Many may say “no” if the benefits outweigh the risks.  I would imagine if you need relief from …

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Neroli for Mind. Body and Beauty Benefits

Neroli Oil

Why is neroli, otherwise known as “orange blossom” the perfect beauty ingredient?

Neroli oil is a pure plant derived oil that comes from the blossom of the bitter orange tree. It has a sweet citrus yet floral aroma, making it a popular essence in many modern fragrances. It also has a rather dramatic history. Neroli oil was first used at the end of the 17th century by Anne Marie Orsini, duchess of Bracciano and princess of Nerola, Italy to

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To Tea or Not To Tea? The Topical Benefits of powerful

There has been plenty of talk about green tea but what about red tea? Are these teas really a health and beauty aid or a load of crap? Also known as Rooibos tea, both red and green teas have properties to boost your well-being and appearance. It seems green tea and red tea are as good in skin care as they are in a mug.

Red tea leaves are oxidized or fermented to enhance the flavor. Green tea requires …

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Are There Poopy Ingredients in your Beauty Products?

Unless you use non-toxic and organic cosmetics, it is likely there are poopy ingredients in your beauty products. Even natural and organic cosmetics “may” contain harmful elements. The harsh reality is The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics revealed cosmetics are one of the least regulated products sold for human use. Reading the ingredients in your cosmetics is essential to keep crap off your skin and out of your system.

Fragrances are confusing crap because they are simple referred to as “fragrance” …

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Little Things Mean a Lot When It Comes to Acne and Rosacea


From holistic practitioners to dermatologists, professionals are discovering small steps mean a lot when it comes to caring for skin with acne or rosacea. 

In the past, people turned to internal medications and topical medicines. Often they would dry out the skin and have other minor side effects. This seemed like confusing caca since you are, in essence, exchanging one problem for another. As a result, we would flush them and move on to more non toxic beauty solutions. 

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