The active ingredients in pharmaceutical-grade hair loss treatments are usually derived from naturally-occurring plant chemicals that do wonders for your scalp and hair.
They also have added chemicals that can dry out and damage your hair.
Essential oils are pure concentrates of therapeutic plants. They give you the best results possible — but naturally.
Plus, you get the amazing benefits of aromatherapy when you create your own hair care recipes with essential oils.
Here are 4 essential oil recipes that will strengthen, nourish and beautify your hair and naturally fight hair loss.
Healthy hair begins with a healthy scalp…
With the trending diets out there today, from keto to vegan, confusion abounds about whether fat is good or bad, and which types of fat are healthy and not.
Forget everything you’ve ever heard about fat.
What’s important is understanding the effects each type of fat has in the body. Hopefully, this can help you make healthier choices with all the options available.
Monounsaturated fats are good fats shown to lower your cholesterol levels and your risk for heart disease. They’re in seeds, nuts, nut butter, olive oil and avocados.
Here’s an herbed salad recipe that incorporates multiple sources of…
Don’t be fooled by their size. Chia seeds pack a serious nutritional punch, with high concentrations of calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus and zinc. They’re also a great source of B vitamins and potassium.
The antioxidants in chia seeds even help fight aging and prevent disease. Being high in fiber (but low in calories), they help things move along in your gut.
You get a decent amount of protein from chia seeds, too. They’re rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been linked to a lower risk for heart disease and brain diseases like Alzheimer’s. …
Facial pores exist for important reasons. But…
they can become enlarged when your skin’s oil glands produce excess oil.
When that excess oil mixes with dead skin cells, pores become clogged. In turn, clogged pores become enlarged, since it’s hard for oil and sweat to flow freely through the pore.
Besides the want for “porcelain doll skin,” there are serious reasons it pays to have smaller pores. Clogged, enlarged pores make your skin more prone to acne, whiteheads, blackheads and imbalanced oil production.
Here are 6 tips to help you keep clean pores and reduce their size.
The first step…
Estrogen and progesterone. Heard of ‘em? They’re hormones that do lots of heavy lifting in the female reproductive system.
When levels of these hormones become imbalanced, a range of health problems can follow — including chronic symptoms and serious medical conditions.
It’s important to know the red flags that tell you your estrogen and progesterone levels are out of wack — and you may want to see a doctor.
When there’s too much estrogen and not enough progesterone, it’s known as “estrogen dominance. It’s more common than progesterone dominance. …
Not everything is up to your genetics.
Science suggests maintaining youthful health depends on the way you live your life day to day. That said, I’ve rounded up 8 proven lifestyle hacks you can adopt to look and feel your best. They may seem simple, but they translate to longevity, slower physical aging and a delayed onset of cognitive decline.
Sleep makes time for repairs after the “wear and tear” the day brought on your body. Chronic sleep deprivation weakens your immune system and raises your risk for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Get at least 8 hours a…