Category Archives: Skin

When Skin + Bright Red is a Good Thing!

It used to be that when I thought of tomatoes and skin I generally thought of the unattractive pink hue that my skin turns after a small amount of sun exposure. However a German study found that women who ate 40 grams … Continue reading

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Spray Sunscreen – Is It Safe?

Sunscreens that come in a spray can seem like a pretty great idea; you can spray an even layer onto the skin and reach areas that you couldn’t otherwise reach, such as your back. However, when you use a spray … Continue reading

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What Types Of Sunscreen Work the Best?

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month, and we are always looking for the best ways to protect our family from unnecessary sun damage.  So what type of sunscreen works the best? Below I’ll be sharing some great information that will … Continue reading

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Sun, Skin & Cancer Stats

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Here in the UK we have a love hate relationship with the weather but finally it seems that the sun is putting its hat on and making an appearance. After months of rain, sleet, hail, snow and…

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Should I Use “2 in 1” Sunscreen And Insect Repellent Or Separate Products?

When preparing for a beautiful summer hike most likely you’ll have sunscreen and insect repellent in your handy backpack or a combination cream including both ingredients. Any time we can reduce the number of items we need to bring along … Continue reading

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Which Are The Best Fish For Vitamin D?

Although the days are getting longer, for many it will still be several weeks until their arms and legs will finally be unwrapped from winter woollies.  covering up through the long winter months makes getting sufficient sun exposure, needed for … Continue reading

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The secret to warming up, getting your antioxidants and reviving dry winter skin

The secret to warming up, getting your antioxidants and reviving dry winter skin can be as easy as putting the kettle on.  This low cost, delicious  miracle in a mug is of course tea! Being English my kettle rarely get … Continue reading

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The ABCs Of Edible Skin Care

As the thermometer plunges the heating gets turned up, but along with cozy crackling fires comes cracked, dry & scaly skin. Cold dry winter weather can be harsh on your skin but you can combat the chill by adding skin … Continue reading

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Do you want safer personal care products?

  Right now, cosmetics manufacturers may use almost any ingredient or raw material in soap, shampoo or makeup without government review or approval. According to EWG’s research, 22 percent of all personal care products, including those made for children’s use, … Continue reading

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