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5 Spectactular Benefits of Aloe Vera for the Skin

5 Spectactular Benefits of Aloe Vera for the Skin
You might already know about aloe vera’s unbelievable ability to soothe sunburns. However, aloe vera actually has many other amazing things for the skin. Aloe vera was even known by Ancient Egyptians as the “plant of eternity.” Today we go through 5 ways aloe vera helps your skin look the best it’s ever looked.

How to Shop for Ethical Beauty Products

How to Shop for Ethical Beauty Products
More and more people are becoming aware of the importance of ethical beauty. With the technology we have today, animal testing is completely unnecessary. The issue is, many brands still do it. In China, animal testing is mandatory which means any brands that sell in China are still engaging with unethical practices. It’s important to put your money towards causes you believe in, but, finding the best ethical beauty products isn’t always easy.

Is Intermittent Fasting Worth Trying?

Is Intermittent Fasting Worth Trying?
Intermittent fasting is the craze in the lifestyle and fitness world. It’s not meant to be a diet, instead it’s a way of eating. There are multiple ways you can do intermittent fasting and a variety of different claims about it. Today we go through whether or not you should give intermittent fasting a go.

5 Amazing Benefits of Pomegranate Oil for the Skin

5 Amazing Benefits of Pomegranate Oil for the Skin
You might know pomegranates as a topping for your frozen yogurt or smoothie bowl. You’ll be happy to know that pomegranates are actually incredible for the skin! Pomegranate oil when used topically on the skin can leave it highly nourished. In fact, the pomegranate was known by ancient Egyptians as “the fruit of Gods.” Who wouldn’t want that on their skin?

Rosacea | Science of Good Skin

Rosacea Science of Good Skin
Rosacea is one of the most common skin conditions next to acne, psoriasis, and eczema. It affects about 16 million people in the U.S. alone and 45 million people worldwide. With such a huge number of patients, what exactly is rosacea and how can you improve your skin?

Essential Topical Vitamins For Your Skin | Science of Good Skin

Essential Topical Vitamins For Your Skin | Science of Good Skin
Of course, getting your vitamins in with your diet is extremely important and will definitely do wonders for your skin. However, topically applying vitamins can be particularly effective in preventing and correcting damage. Today we go through 4 vitamins that you should definitely explore. However, it’s important to remember that these might not react well on everyone’s skin, especially in high concentrations.

5 Quali-tea Benefits of Green Tea Extract for the Skin

5 Quali-tea Benefits of Green Tea Extract for the Skin
Green tea seems to be in every skincare product nowadays. Green tea cleansers, green tea toners, green tea masks and the list goes on. But is this just a gimmick? Nope! Green tea extract actually has amazing benefits for your skin. Today we go through 5 of the best benefits.

The Magic of Moisturiser | Science of Good Skin

The Magic of Moisturiser | Science of Good Skin
With so many components to a healthy skincare routine, moisturising can seem like another chore especially after a long day or if you’re caught in an early morning rush. However, moisturising is one of the most important aspects of your skincare routine. But how does it do it? Find out about the Magic of Moisturiser below!

Vitamins You Need for Combination Skin | Science of Good Skin

essential vitamins for combination skin
Finding a skincare routine that works for combination skin can be a headache. If finding effective and affordable products is a pain, we’ve compiled a list of essential vitamins that can help nourish your combination skin.

Interview with White Ivy

Interview with White Ivy
White Ivy is a boutique lingerie store, based in Double Bay, that curates a selection of fine merchandise from France, Italy and the United Kingdom. Originally opened in 1949, White Ivy is now operated by sisters Primrose and Alex, who have helped it blossom into a local favourite. Our team was delighted to visit them and talk about the success of their business and their thoughts on BahamaBrown.

5 Nutty Benefits of Almond Oil for the Skin

5 Nutty Benefits of Almond Oil for the Skin
As long as you’re not allergic to almond oil, it can have amazing benefits for all types of skin. Almond oil has been used for health and beauty benefits for many years in Southeast Asia and in the Mediterranean region. It’s high in Vitamin E, potassium, zinc and a whole heap of other vitamins and minerals. It’s no wonder almond oil is so good for the skin!

Hashimoto’s Disease | Science of Good Skin

Hashimoto’s Disease | Science of Good Skin

Hashimoto’s Disease is an autoimmune disorder which causes the bodies antibodies to attack healthy thyroid tissue. One of Hashimoto’s characteristic symptoms is rough, cracked or scaly skin which occurs due to a reduction in blood supply to the skin. In advanced cases this reduction can be as much as 75-80%, leading to the skin being unable to replenish its supply of healthy cells due to the inadequate level of blood flow. However, there are some changes you can make in your life that can minimise the effect of Hashimoto’s Disease on your skin.