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Avocado Butter & Oil for Healthy Hydrated Skin

Avocado Butter & Oil for Healthy Hydrated Skin

Avocados are known to be one of the best natural ingredients on earth. The flesh of this fruit is good for more than just a delicious bowl of guacamole. When you use this biologically vitamin packed ingredient it helps hydrate all skin types and protect it from environmental damage. Incorporated in your skin care regimen its benefits are endless.
Avocados are native to Central and South America and have been cultivated for centuries. Highly regarded by the Mayan Indians for its extremely nourishing content and considered to be essential to keeping the body’s joints moving properly and to keep their skin young and supple. It has also been stated that the Mayans used the oil from the avocados to help shield their skin from damage from the elements such as the wind and sun. Avocados have been called super fruit due to its high content of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. This fruit is naturally nutrient-concentrated due to it containin…

Indian Oil Rinsing - What Is It & What Are the Benefits for Natural Hair?

Indian Oil Rinsing - What Is It & What Are the Benefits for Natural Hair? 

“Oil Rinsing” or the Indian Oiling Method has been used for centuries in Ayurveda (a holistic living approach) practiced in India for centuries. Women in India take great pride in their hair and beauty practices. Traditionally, they have always been known for long, thick, healthy looking hair. In traditional Ayurveda, organic herbs, oils, and powders are used to aid in healthy living. They believe that the state of a person's well-being is showcased through healthy looking hair, skin, and nails.
For natural hair, retaining moisture and keeping those luscious curly lock from becoming dry and brittle, which causes breakage is a top priority. Oil rinsing also reduces the amount of “fairy knots” and tangles. If you haven't tried the Indian oiling method, I highly suggest you try it and if your enjoy the results add it to your healthy hair regimen. The end results will leave your hair softer and shinier.

Dead Sea Mud - What Is It & What the Hype? Reasons You Should Try It

Dead Sea Mud: What is the hype and what are the benefits?


Throughout history the Dead Sea has played a significant role in history, especially during the Biblical Times. The Dead Sea located between Jordan and Israel is the largest natural spa in the world. Millions of people flock to this region to reap the health benefits that the Dead Sea has to offer. Tourists travel there to seek the natural therapeutic goodness and to take salt baths in hopes to cure skin conditions and ailments such as psoriasis, eczema, and arthritis or just to rejuvenate their skin.
The Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth standing at 434 feet below sea level. It is a unique point where the desert and sea meet. The regions climate and natural resources make is a natural wonder and holistic experience. Its mineral infused mud and extra saline waters are known for its healing properties. According to a study published by the Department of Dermatology of the University of Kiel in 2004, states that during a contro…

Calm Anxiety and Stress with Holiday Scents

Calm Anxiety & Stress with Seasonal Stress
Everyone loves the holidays! Its both exciting and stressful. Planning for events and just trying to make your family and friends happy for the holiday but boy, can it be overwhelming and stressful just trying to make everything perfect. Just thinking about the upcoming holidays probably has your anxiety on 10 already.
Did you know that you could calm anxiety and stress with the sweet smell of holiday scents?
Here are a few:
Vanilla: Even though, vanilla is not technically an essential oil it still has amazing benefits when it comes to boosting libido and easing anxiety symptoms. It has been used for centuries to help balance hormones, improve your mood, and quality of life. Vanilla oil has a calming effect on the brain, which helps with anger, insomnia, stress and anxiety. Vanilla’s sedative effects also help the body naturally lower its blood pressure by relaxing the body and mind. Plus doesn’t the thought of a big bowl of vanilla ice …

Six Reason Why You Should Be Using Amla Oil for Healthy Hair

Six Reasons Why You Should Be Using Amla Oil for Healthy Hair Growth

Amla (Emblica officinalis Gaertn) or better known as Indian Gooseberry has been used for centuries in traditional Indian medicine, Ayuveda. Many parts of the Gooseberry plant, including its fruit have been used to treat many ailments including hair loss. Ayurveda, the traditional Indian system of medicine, is one of the oldest systems of medicine and is practiced in the Indian subcontinent. Ayurveda inficeses disease prevention and promotion of good health by adopting a proper lifestyle and following therapeutic measures, which will rejuvenate the body. 
In Ayuveda, Amla is considered to be a potent rejuvenator.
Amla has most widely been known for its ability to boost hair growth, while it acts as a strong moisturizer when being used as a conditioner or pre-poo. It also acts an anti-inflammatory agent by preventing scalp infections and dandruff. Amla helps prevent dry skin while preventing infections of the scalp. Th…

Five Herbs That Prevent Hair Fall

Five Herbs That Prevent Hair Fall

Are you experiencing hair loss, fall, or breakage? Research has shown that several essential oils have proven to treat hair loss associated with alopecia areata. Alternative medicine, which consist of plant based oils, essences, and resins have proved to be a successful form of treatment for hair loss. Lavender, rosemary, and thyme promote healthy hair growth and have been used for more than 100 years to treat hair loss and alopecia areata. 
According to he University of Maryland, the average person looses on average 100 strands of hair a day. While it is expected to experience thinning hair as we age, it still has an emotional effect on us when our physical appearance becomes a concern. With the use of several essential oils, hair loss can either be reversed or slowed down.
Here are five herbs that can be used to treat hair fall:
Lavender: Commonly used in aromatherapy to treat stress and calm anxiety, also has antiseptic properties that can soothe an…