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2 Natural Alternatives to Kybella

Mar 22 2017 - 3:34am
kybella, double chin, fat

Again the FDA has approved a shortcut to weight loss. This drug is called kybella. But being a commercial pharmaceutical, kybella has its own risk of side effects. Here are two natural alternatives to kybella that can have equal effects.

What is kybella? Well, to put it simply – it's liposuction without the surgery.

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Here's A Healthy Natural Foundation That Can Reverse Aging and Boost Your Skin Health

Mar 21 2017 - 10:42am
foundation, makeup

If you use makeup, you could be exposing your skin to thousands of carcinogens. But did you know there are healthy makeups you can make using natural, healing ingredients? Try this homemade recipe for foundation!

Commercial makeups use pharmaceutical ingredients which can be harmful to your body.

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Considering Botox? Try These Two Healthy Remedies That Act Like Botox

Mar 10 2017 - 6:07pm
botox, wrinkles, sagging

If you're getting increasingly self-conscious about your wrinkles and sagging face, postpone your dermatologist's botox appointment. Did you know there are natural remedies that may be as effective at removing sagging?

Wrinkles can happen at any age, but they're more prominent when you get past your 30s.

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2 Natural Beauty Remedies That Boost Your Smile and Appearance

Mar 10 2017 - 1:47pm
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Many factors can affect your beauty. But wearing makeup or using potentially toxic whitening products can be bad for you. Here are some natural, healthy tips that can make your smile and face more beautiful.

There are days when your face just looks a bit haggard, no matter what age you are. If you're up late studying or working and don't get enough rest, you can wake up with a rougher complexion.

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Can Wearing Makeup Everyday Harm Your Skin?

Mar 2 2017 - 5:07am
makeup, toxins

Both men and women wear makeup. It can make you look younger and more beautiful. But is makeup healthy for your face? Depending on which brand you're using, your makeup might actually cause wrinkles and advanced signs of aging.

It's natural to think that girls wear makeup everyday. But some data may suggest that almost 20 percent of men wear some kind of facial cosmetic product, like eyeliner or foundation.

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Try These Thrifty, but Healthy Ways to Keep Your Face Wrinkle-free and Beautiful

Feb 21 2017 - 7:54pm
wrinkles, anti-aging, skin, beauty

Believe it or not, wrinkles aren't worries that won't reach you until you're older. Teens and people in their 20s can get them too! Here are some things you should avoid that can cause wrinkles, and some natural ways to keep your face wrinkle-free.

Wrinkles are a stigma in Western and Eastern societies. They're viewed as ugly and a sign of aging. But just because you think wrinkles are unpleasant, doesn't mean the whole world does!

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The recent findings on Turmeric’s anti-aging effects

Feb 16 2017 - 3:28pm
Turmeric root , a natural anti-ageing spice

Recent studies have observed in animal and human trials that Turmeric’s natural chemical knows as Curcumin, (the yellow pigment from the rhizoma of Curcuma longa), exerts powerful anti-oxidant, photo-protective and anti - inflammatory activities. This leads scientists to believe that curcumin has anti-aging effects.

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Remove Makeup Before Bed, Stay Hydrated: 5 Things That are Skin No-Nos

Jul 13 2016 - 10:24am
Drinking Water

Being that are our skin is the body’s largest organ, it stands to reason that there are things we should be doing to care for it each and every day. However, many of us go through our daily routines paying very little attention to our skin. In fact, there are a lot of things that we do that end up leading to clogged pores and a dull complexion. These skin “no-nos” should be avoided to help keep skin looking and feeling great.

By Cher Murphy

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FDA Warns Consumers about Buying Decorative Contact Lenses

Nov 2 2015 - 7:06am
Decorative contact lenses are FDA regulated

Would you believe that it can actually be cheaper to go to your local eye doctor for an eye exam and an order of decorative contact lenses than it is buying a pair of off-the-shelf lenses at a convenience or souvenir shop? Here’s how one person learned this lesson the hard way warns the FDA.

Known as “decorative contact lenses,” fashion contact lenses,” or “colored contact lenses,” these non-corrective vision lenses with designs and unusual color schemes can be a fun way to accessorize

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The Most Important Beauty Secret Women Need to Know Today

Jul 29 2015 - 2:27am
Female Beauty Secret

Truth in beauty advertising is uglier than many once thought. Find out now why being a critical consumer of beauty products is so important today.

According to a new study published in the Journal of Global Fashion Marketing: Bridging Fashion and Marketing, researchers recently revealed that less than one out of every five beauty ads

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Double Chin Fat Removed by Simple Injection Say Researchers

Jan 29 2015 - 2:35am
Double Chin Fat Removal

Have you managed to lose weight, only to discover that your double chin remains? Would you like to put a stop to and reverse the buildup of neck fat under your chin as you grow older? Researchers say that they have found a cure that significantly improves how your neck will look under the chin requiring only a few simple injections that they say has resulted in a reduction of fat under the chin of more than 90% of their clinical trial patients.

The submental region―the area under the chin - is an important facial feature that at its best reveals your true age and at worst makes you appear older than you are.

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Penis Drug Shown to Reduce Cellulite in Women

Aug 21 2014 - 1:17pm
celluite reduction and treatment

An exciting new announcement for women who suffer from unsightly cellulite has just been released by the biopharmaceutical company Auxilium, who reports that a penis drug to improve curvature of the penis has also been found to reduce cellulite in women.

The report originates from the results of a Phase 2a clinical trial that involved 150 women between the ages of 18 and 45 who each received up to three treatment sessions of drug or placebo.

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Is There Mercury In Your Skin Lightening Cream?

Aug 18 2014 - 4:30pm
skin lightening cream

UPDATE AUGUST 2016: New information about mercury in skin lightening creams is offered below (in italics) before the original article.

A recent study in Clinical and Experimental Dermatology has revealed how common it is for mercury and other dangerous substances to be found in skin lightening products originating from countri

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Anti-Aging Dentistry: Instead of Botox Treat Oral Issues

May 6 2014 - 1:48pm
Anti-aging dentistry

People have been searching for the Fountain of Youth for centuries, and we’ve settled on plastic surgeries, fillers, Botox and other temporary solutions for our facial looks, instead of treating the actual cause of the signs of aging. Hollow cheeks, sagging jaw lines, wrinkles around the lips and other facial issues that make us look old, are actually an oral health issue - and one that can be fixed.

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Erase Away Your Stretch Marks with These 3 Dr. Oz Stretch Mark Solutions

Mar 20 2014 - 10:55am
Stretch Marks

"Stretch marks - you hate them, but over half of you have them. So get ready to say ‘goodbye’ to stretch marks, because I have a new solution - a couple actually - to make them disappear," says Dr. Oz as he offers his stretch mark solutions that he promises will improve how your skin looks.

Dr. Oz tells viewers that there are 3 times in a woman’s life when she will get stretch marks that typically appear around the abdomen, the flanks and buttocks, and the arms:

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Smoking Alcohol for Weight Loss May Prematurely Age Women

Mar 7 2014 - 11:34am
Smoking, alcohol and premature aging

Can you drink and still lose weight? According to a new trend referred to as “Smoking Alcohol” - a method in which a person can inhale the vapors of an alcoholic drink and get a quick alcohol high without the calories - many subscribe to this new way of imbibing without worrying about gaining weight and actually helping them lose weight.

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Don't Use These 17 Beauty Products, Avoid Them

Nov 7 2013 - 11:06am
Feminine care product

According to a recent report issued by Women’s Voices for the Earth, your feminine care products may be doing more harm than good for your body. The problem is two-fold: the vaginal tissue and vulvar regions are highly absorptive of chemicals found in feminine care products. Those chemicals often include known or suspected carcinogens, endocrine disruptors, allergens and reproductive toxins. Read on to learn more about why this is a serious health issue and why you may want to avoid buying and using an identified list of feminine care products that contains chemicals of concern.

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Six nail appearances that may predict health issues

Oct 31 2013 - 4:22pm
Nails and health issues

Palmistry or chiromancy is the art of foretelling the future through the study of the palms. Many celebrities such as Oscar Wilde, Grover Cleveland, Thomas Edison and Mark Twain have reported visiting one in their day. The purpose was to have their palms analyzed and their future foretold. Some individuals are sold on this practice while others believe it to be nonsense. However did you know that there is a possibility that having your fingernails evaluated can give you a glimpse into your health and possibly your future?

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The Sham of Organic Shampoos: How to Naturally Clean Your Hair

Oct 28 2013 - 7:26am
Natural Shampoo

While organic shampoos are most definitely not as bad as the cheaper commercial versions on the market, they are by no means perfect and will still harm the body, according to studies. There are alternatives, however, and using a truly natural shampoo you make at home is by far better than following the latest trend of washing your hair once a week or not at all. In my opinion, that's just two extremes and one should always look for natural alternatives.

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Dr. Oz's Latest Wrinkle Fighter You Can Find at a Health Food Store

Oct 25 2013 - 11:20am
Dr. Oz Wrinkle Fighter

Do you wish that you could find an all-natural anti-wrinkle cream that you can trust that is both affordable and safe for the skin and has proven wrinkle fighting abilities? Would you like to look 7 years younger in 7 weeks? According to a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, his latest wrinkle fighter is as close as your local health food store and is his preference over using coconut oil for treating dry skin.

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