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skin health

Recipes
August 17, 2017

Delicious broth recipes for beautiful skin

Chicken soup is known as the food of choice to soothe a cold or flu, but there’s another soup making headlines. Ever heard of bone broth? It’s a simple soup made from simmered meaty bones, like beef knuckles, oxtail or soup bones, and basically any vegetables you prefer.. Why is it suddenly so popular? Because it is suggested that bone broth can give you younger, more radiant skin. When you cook down bones, it breaks down the collagen in bones so it becomes more easily digestible. This collagen is what gives your skin it’s radiant, elastic quality. So, more collagen…
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Skin
July 22, 2016

10 things to know about Eczema

Here’s an inside scoop into the doctor’s office: If you go to your GP complaining of a red, itchy rash, your doctor’s first thought is “It’s probably eczema.” Why? Because – statistically – it probably is. That doesn’t mean you don’t need to be examined. However, after just a quick look and a few questions, your doctor may very likely dispense a small tube of lotion to clear up your eczema in a few days. Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions. If you’ve ever had a rash, it may very well have been it. So here are…
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Ageing
July 20, 2016

A fresh look at anti-ageing

Stopping the ageing clock starts now for you. No waiting for emergency beauty procedures, or for the day that your muscle-tone starts to let you down! Cutting edge research on how to slow the clock offers you many new options on ways to keep your body, brain and looks both fit and fabulous. (more…)
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Skin
July 3, 2016

What do your nails say about you?

No, we’re not talking about the latest manicure trends – your nails (without any cutex) actually give us many clues about your health-status. Just by looking at them, a well trained eye can pick up potential problems! Before you panic when you see this list, it’s important to note that we don’t only use the nails to diagnose, but your nails can give doctors a good sense of what to expect. (more…)
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Skin
May 16, 2016

Winter skin care

Whether you live in a dry or rainy winter region, your skin still takes a bashing during winter! Here are a few vital tips to keep your skin supple and healthy through the cold months. (more…)
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Skin
April 11, 2016

I’ve got a RASH!

Bumpy, lumpy, scaly, red or itchy – a skin rash is hard to hide and hard to live with! There’s a reason that a rash is hard to ignore: it’s your skin telling you that something is wrong. (more…)
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Skin
April 6, 2016

The truth about warts

Warts is a very common skin condition. Although everyone has got their own idea as to what causes them and how to get rid of them, these are the facts. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
September 4, 2015

Spring clean your look!

It’s Spring - just like that! We know; it felt like winter was never going to end. But the mornings are already lighter, which means that summer is on its way! Did you put on a few kilos over the cold months? Well, now is the perfect time to work them off. Here are 3 ways you can use Spring to get ready for a great Summer. (more…)
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Skin
August 25, 2015

Oh no, I have dandruff!

Too scared to wear anything dark because you battle with dandruff? It’s painless and it won’t kill you, but dandruff is an embarrassing bother. What Is Dandruff? Those annoying skin flakes are caused by a skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis. It’s an inflammatory skin disorder that affects the scalp, causing white or yellow dandruff flakes to rub off a person's head easily. If you have dandruff, you might find that your scalp feels crusty or raw in the areas where seborrhea is getting worse, and it can also cause your scalp to itch. This condition may cause hair loss if it…
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Hair & nails
June 6, 2015

A bad hair day

Could your hair be telling you there's something amiss with your health? Your hair can definitely give you a "heads up" as a first sign of an underlying medical disorder. Before you put it down to a bad hair day, let’s take a closer look! (more…)
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