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What Puts the 'Super' in Superfood?

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Nutritionists and the media often tell us that superfoods are great for the mind and body. But really, how many people know what puts the ‘super’ in superfood? Superfoods work beyond providing consumers healthy nutrients and vitamins. Many superfoods are proven to improve vitality, prevent chronic illnesses, and have anti-aging benefits to the body and skin.

5 Incredib-oil Benefits of Jojoba Oil for the Skin

5 Incredib-oil Benefits of Jojoba Oil for the Skin
Jojoba oil is one of the more popular superfoods that are known to be beneficial for the hair and skin. It’s popularity isn’t without reason! Jojoba oil is made from the seed of the jojoba plant, native to Northern America. Today we go through 5 incredib-oil benefits jojoba oil has for your skin.

5 C-lovely Benefits of Clove Oil for the Skin

5 C-lovely Benefits of Clove Oil for the Skin
Cloves are native to Indonesia and has been used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for many years. It has incredible benefits for you both inside and out. Today we go through 5 of the incredible things clove oil can do to keep your skin looking its best.

5 Magical Benefits of Mangosteen Extract | Superfood Sunday

benefits of mangosteen extract for skin
Garcinia Mangostana, or more commonly known as mangosteen, is used in traditional medicine to treat skin infections because of its wound healing properties. Experimental research have reported that extracts of mangosteen have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral activities. Below are some of the best benefits of mangosteen extract for the skin.

5 Sweet Benefits of Apricot Kernel Oil for the Skin

5 Sweet Benefits of Apricot Kernel Oil for the Skin
Eating apricots is extremely good for your health. However, you can actually use apricot kernel oil as a sweet addition to your skin regimine. Apricot kernel oil is typically used in conventional bath products and lotions but it can do wonders for your skin health when used on its own.

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.

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?

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.

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!

5 Cray-sea Benefits of Seaweed Extract for the Skin

5 Cray-sea Benefits of Seaweed Extract for the Skin
When you think of seaweed you might think of the distinct ocean smell you get when you visit the beach, or you might think of it as a delicious snack. However, seaweed extract is actually a superfood for your skin! It’s beneficial in so many different ways and has been used in a variety of skincare products. We go through 5 of the best benefits!

5 Unbelievable Benefits of Grape Seed Oil for the Skin

5 Unbelievable Benefits of Grape Seed Oil for the Skin
Yes, you heard right! Grapes, the completely mundane snack, can do incredible things for your skin. More specifically, the oil from grape seeds has been used in traditional medicines for thousands of years. Not only does it improve overall health, it brings your skin to its optimal state. Here are 5 of the best benefits.

THE BEAUTY OF CALENDULA – POT-MARIGOLD

Calendula in Bahama Brown
Calendula is an edible plant commonly referred to as pot-marigold, and is native to the Mediterranean. This herbal plant is not only beautiful, but also powerful in its use within homeopathic medicine. Its anti-inflammatory properties not only heal cuts and grazes, but also reduce the inflammation...more...