Quiz : Are you Vata, Pitta or Kapha? Continue reading...

Quiz : Are you Vata, Pitta or Kapha?

“Prakruti” is your basic constitution. It is determined at the moment of conception and relates to your genetically inherited physical and emotional qualities. Prakruti specifically relates to those qualities, characteristics and tendencies that are stable. For instance, while you may experience temporary changes, like gaining or losing weight, feeling nervous or irritable, developing a cold or flu, etc., in the natural course of life you will never gain or lose five inches on your height…

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THE REAL TRUTH ABOUT SUNSCREEN SPF NUMBER

With so many high SPF number sunscreens in the market, it creates a lot of confusion as to which number is the best in protecting your skin. We have many customers who stepped in our store and insisted on sunscreen with SPF 50 or more. But do we really need such high SPF? We’ll share some interesting (and surprising!) facts and myths about which SPF number you should be using to keep your skin protected…

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HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELVES ON SUNNY DAYS

The hot months are approaching, and we will be seeing more sunny days. You may be aware that besides sunburn, there is also the risk of skin cancer and premature skin aging caused by the harmful sunlight. But that doesn’t mean that we should avoid the sun totally. We still need sunlight for its vitamin D boosting benefits. Read on to learn more about the sunlight and how we can protect ourselves with natural sunscreen…

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HOW YOU CAN STOP SUFFERING FROM ADULT ACNE

Are you suffering from adult acne? But take a look carefully at where you’re breaking out. Traditional Chinese medicine maintains that a weakness or toxicity in a certain organ or gland in the body can result in acne showing up in certain areas of the skin. Such a theory of face mapping suggests the location of your acne could present clues about what’s causing it.   Forehead: Pimples here are usually linked to the digestive…

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LOOK! WHO’S THAT CALLING MY SKIN HOME?

There’s an extraordinary thing going down on your skin! TRILLIONS of microbes, from thousands of species, call your skin home. Normally, they get along just fine and they provide the building blocks that make your skin healthy and beautiful, but if you disrupt these smoothly-functioning communities of microbes, the trouble begins… ageing rates increase and physical manifestations of disruption (think acne, eczema and sensitivity) start to rear their ugly heads. Of course, it’s not just…

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The Truth About Facial Oils

For most of us, our adolescent years are filled with memories of pimples and oily skin. We’re taught that oil is the enemy. We need to keep it in check with harsh astringents and scrubs, purge all oil-like products from our vanity. So, when facial oils became the skincare trend du jour, it went against everything we knew and believed. But, here’s the thing, the “evils of oil,” turns out, are complete mythology. Top dermatologists…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LIVING NATURE’S BEE VENOM MASK

Launching this month in our store, Living Nature’s new Bee Venom Mask combines active bee venom with the natural botanicals of organic Manuka honey and certified organic coconut oil to create a mask that plumps, tightens, and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, giving skin a healthy and youthful glow. Formulated for all skin types, this mask has been made from the highest quality ingredients to keep skin moisturised and nourished. Living Nature’s…

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6 REASONS WHY YOU ARE HAVING A BAD HAIR DAY

Harsh, stripping or toxin filled shampoos and conditioners should be the last thing you’re putting on your parched locks; nourish your hair with healing butters and oils for lasting hydration. Here are 6 reasons why you are having a bad hair day… 1. OVERWASHING Yes, we all know that regular hair washing helps stimulate growth and keeps hair follicles healthy, but do you know that there really is such a thing as over-washing your hair.…

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CREATE YOUR NATURAL SMOKY EYE LOOK

It’s time of the year to attend fun parties, with lots of dancing and drinking. What you need are a great outfit and an awesome makeup. Just in time for your year-end celebration, as well as for New Year celebration, we show you how to create your perfect and yet natural smoky eye look in 6 easy steps. ( Use Coupon Code SMOKY to get $10 OFF with minimum $60 purchase of cosmetics, including accessories.…

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HOW OFTEN YOU SHOULD SHOWER?

Too exhausted, I sometimes go to bed without showering. But there are some of us, who don’t feel clean without a daily hot shower. There are also some of us who bathe more than once per day, like my customer, who bathes her 2-year-old daughter three times a day. But is a daily shower or bath really necessary—or even healthy? “People think they’re showering for hygiene or to be cleaner, but bacteriologically, that’s not the…

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