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Can Probiotics help your skin?

Can Probiotics help your skin?

Probiotics help to restore the balance of ‘helpful bacteria’ in the intestines, and maintain a healthy gut. They may help combat bloating, gas and discomfort caused by overgrowth of yeasts or ‘harmful’ bacteria. They also produce special fatty acids that feed the cells lining the gut keeping them healthy, and boost our immune function. Most interesting, relating to the skin, they introduce healthy bacteria to the gut and create a barrier to reduce inflammation, which can trigger certain skin conditions.  There is compelling evidence that probiotics hold promise for treating acne and rosacea. While the research on probiotics is still...

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Jacqui Evans
Find your glow - Amp up your exfoliation

Find your glow - Amp up your exfoliation

Exfoliating has always been a must-do for healthy skin. Let us explain. When you slack off with exfoliants all your dead skin cells, plus other grime and gross stuff can hang around on your face long after you want them to. That sounds gross… It is! {Check out this article here on just how gross it actually is!}  And it can lead to clogged pores, breakouts, congestion, dullness and the build-up prevents your other products from penetrating deeply and actually, um, working. What even is the point of exfoliating? Your skin has five layers to it, and the newest skin cells are...

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Jacqui Evans
21 (fun & gross) facts about your skin

21 (fun & gross) facts about your skin

Skin...we all have it...but how much do we really know about the body's largest organ?  Sure, it plays a vital role in detecting hot and cold, regulating your body temperature and protecting your muscles, bones and internal organs from outside infection and disease. But that’s just for starters. There is so much more to your skin than you might think. Here are some of the most interesting (and slightly gross) facts about your skin: The average person’s skin covers an area of 2 square meters Skin accounts for about 15% of your body weight There are two types of skin -...

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Jacqui Evans
9 Toxic Beauty Ingredients to Avoid

9 Toxic Beauty Ingredients to Avoid

There are thousands of chemicals in your products, many of which are being absorbed into your body.

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