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The beauty market is filled with a host of skin care products. Every single day, more and more beauty products promising ultimate beauty are being manufactured. In the maze of products, it is hard not to get confused when looking for ideal beauty products. The reality on the other hand is that many of these products are loaded with toxins ranging from synthetic fragrances to preservatives and colors.

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Some of the ingredients used in beauty products, particularly the personal care varieties, are quite simply shocking. According to a recent study, 1 in every 8 of the 82,000 different ingredients utilized in these given products in the US are industrial chemicals. This includes some that have been proven to be carcinogenic, pesticides, reproductive toxins and even hormone disrupters. A big number of beauty products contain plasticizers, degreasers and surfactants as well.

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The holidays never fail to ignite a jubilant mood. This heartwarming season is both cheerful and challenging. From shopping to partying and all the cooking, getting worn out becomes imminent. After a long year, you want to wind down and enjoy the festivities with minimal stress. To this effect, you must look after your welfare and tune your senses accordingly. One of the best ways to keep stress at bay is to enjoy luxurious bath experiences with bath bombs. Tap into the goodness of aromatherapy as you heal your body. There are countless DIY essential oil recipes for brilliant bath bombs. This article examines various recipes and shows you how to pamper yourself at home amid the hectic holidays.  

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Aromatherapy is a holistic treatment that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and well-being. It is also sometimes referred to as essential oil therapy and has been around for centuries. It continues to have an important role in Indonesian and Balinese culture to this day.

Continue reading Jamu: The Ancient Practice of Indonesian Aromatherapy

With Christmas and the holidays right around the corner, many of us are clamoring to find perfect gifts for those very special people in our lives. However, it can become a challenge to buy something for someone that seems to already have everything, right? So, how do you find the perfect gift?

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Winter is a wonderful time of the year; however, the lack of sunlight during this time can trigger seasonal depression in a lot of people. Today, we will be going through some self-care tips you can use to help combat these negative feelings.

Diffusing stress-busting essential oils, doing yoga, and taking extra care or time for ourselves are just a few examples of self-care routines we will look into below.

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Are you looking for that one natural beauty product to add to your skincare routine that will have the highest impact? We highly recommend an essential oil Face Serum. Face Serums help to fight aging, acne, and scarring while hydrating the skin. Used regularly as part of your skincare routine, Face Serums can give your skin a firmer, smoother texture and reduce the look of fine lines and pores.

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According to the FDA’s definition, fragrance is a blend of chemicals, which gives every single perfume, cologne along with other beauty products, their unique scent. Fragrance is often present in personal care products like sunscreens, shampoos, soaps, deodorants, body lotions, makeup and so on. The exact ingredients, which are utilized to formulate fragrance, also commonly referred to as parfum, are either petroleum based or derived from natural sources. The companies which make beauty products frequently buy fragrance compounds from fragrance houses (companies that specialize in making it), and then use them to ultimately formulate their own proprietary blends.

Continue reading Fragrance in beauty products – is your nose being deceived?

A huge chunk of people in our modern societies are now embracing natural living. This is a leaning towards the use of more natural health and beauty products. It is also about using environmentally friendly household cleaning and body products for better health. Antiseptic or antibacterial soap is mainly used to keep our bodies free from harmful germs. However, recent findings have revealed the dangers of using commercial antiseptic soaps. Most recently, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded in a report that there is no evidence to show that antiseptic soap is better than ordinary soap. The report went on to state that some of the ingredients used in commercial antibacterial soaps could even have harmful effects!.

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You cannot talk about beauty without mentioning skin care. In fact, the state of your skin determines beauty overall. More people are coming to terms with the fact that natural skin care is the best. This involves using products derived from nature; products made without synthetic additives or ingredients, such as those developed by Utama Spice.

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