What Are Androgens And How They Can Affect Your Skin?

What Are Androgens And How They Can Affect Your Skin?

You may or may not have heard of androgens; a group of steroid hormones made from cholesterol by the adrenal glands and the ovaries. The most common being testesterone, which is produced by all genders and needed for reproductive function. Some of the functions of...

Why Pesticides Are A Problem

Why Pesticides Are A Problem

My grandmother always said that the day would come when I'd wholly appreciate the life I lived with her in the Trinidad & Tobago countryside. That day came a long time ago. Back then, the beach was my playground, climbing trees and scaling down trunks were my...

How To Manage The Effects Of Adrenal Fatigue

How To Manage The Effects Of Adrenal Fatigue

What is Adrenal Fatigue? We live in a fast-paced, high energy, stressful environment and we do our best to keep up. But it wasn't always like that. Historically, most of the short term stressors humans faced were life-threatening and long-term stressors were around...

The Benefits of Oil Pulling

The Benefits of Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is an Ayurvedic practice, which involves putting oil in your mouth and swishing around for 15 to 20 minutes. The purpose is to remove toxins from the mouth, which will ultimately improve oral health. However, aside from improved oral health, it's said to...

6 Tips For Sensational Spring Skin

6 Tips For Sensational Spring Skin

Spring is officially in. It's the season associated with the element wood and it's a time of birth and new beginnings. That means new beginnings for living things, including us. So think of this as a new beginning for your skin. The winter months were harsh, cold and...

Inside Outer Beautiful Wellness Day

Inside Outer Beautiful Wellness Day

From birth, the model of behavior for women is learned primarily from our beautiful mothers and female elders. As a result, many have been handed a legacy of caring; caring for others and leaving themselves undone. Our grandmothers modeled it for our mothers. Some of...

The Benefits of Dry Facial Brushing

The Benefits of Dry Facial Brushing

Some of you already know that I'm a die-hard dry-skin brushing proponent. I've been doing it for several years now and as I age, my skin is healthier in appearance, partly because of the practice. So what is this facial dry brushing? Well, as the name suggests, it's...

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