You’ve probably heard it before, “carbs make you fat,” “carbs are the enemy,” etc. Maybe you’ve even heard the opposite side of the spectrum, “eat carbs and you’ll lose weight!” Though it might not be the conclusive answer you want, carbs, or carbohydrates might have a different impact on different bodies. It can also come down to whole bunch of other factors, but overall carbs are definitely important in your diet.
Many of the biggest name brand clothing companies that we all recognise are considered ‘fast fashion’. Fast fashion is one of the most polluting industries and infamously known to exploit some degree of human labour.
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.
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.
Atopic eczema is one of the most common skin conditions, affecting about 30% of Australian children who likely carry this onto adulthood. As a chronic inflammatory skin condition, patients experience itchy and dry skin because of defects in their skin barrier activity.
In an increasingly globalised and connected world, people are becoming more aware of issues that affect our society and planet. This has given rise to the concept of social enterprises, where today 94% of young graduates want to use their professional skills towards a beneficial cause. Social enterprises stand at this crossroads of the philanthropy and private sectors.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.