What Causes Dry Skin and What You Can Do About It

Simple home remedies can treat (and prevent) dry skin. Xeroderma, commonly known as dry skin, is a manageable condition that affects nearly everyone at some point throughout his or her life. Thankfully, skin typically heals itself. Yet the weather and our environment can affect how skin heals—you may need to take steps to prevent and … Read more

5 Foods That Cause Skin Inflammation (And 5 Foods That Fight It)

We all know when something is inflamed on the outside, but the problem really starts inside the body. Internal inflammation can happen for a host of reasons such as from poor dietary habits, environmental toxin exposures, immune system overactivity (allergies, autoimmune disease), digestive problems and even hormone imbalances. A high level of inflammation within the … Read more

7 Ways To Use Coconut Oil That You’ve Never Heard Of

The sweet-smelling oil has so many other uses—beyond moisturizing and sautéeing your garden veggies. Season cast iron Your grandma probably taught you how to season cast iron with lard or duck fat to make your favorite skillet last forever. But coconut oil is a good substitute if you’d rather stay away from animal fats. It’s … Read more

Detoxify Your Body Immediately If You Notice Any of These 8 Warning Signs!

Living in a modern world is convenient, but it comes with many negative effects, too.  For instance, we are being exposed to toxins on a daily basis, which makes it impossible to stay away from them. Toxins are found in the food we eat, the electronic devices we use daily, in the household cleaners we … Read more

Naturally Heal Itchy Skin

Battle Plan to Fight Off Itch Itch is a common symptom associated with many skin conditions such as insect bites, allergic contact dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, lymphoma and topical steroid withdrawal syndrome. For many patients, chronic and intense itching can be maddening, leading to difficulty in sleep, inability to perform daily tasks and even causing depression … Read more

Low Blood Sugar Is Seriously Damaging Your Skin. This Is How You Can Fix It

As if people with diabetes didn’t have enough to deal with, those managing this blood-glucose imbalance also face special skincare challenges. The small capillaries close to a diabetic’s skin often become narrowed, which slows circulation and makes skin more prone to problems. For instance, cuts and wounds can take longer to heal, hair grows more … Read more