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save our skin 26 seconds is all it takes for the ingredients in your personal care products to enter your bloodstream

Anastasia Skin Crusader

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save our skin 26 seconds is all it takes for the ingredients in your personal care products to enter your bloodstream

  We now know, without debate, that chemicals in our personal care products can and do enter our bloodstream. It makes sense, when you think about it. Did you know - Our skin is our body’s largest organ and what you put on it can affect you in good and bad ways. Just think about Nicotine patches for those trying to quit smoking. Patches are applied directly to the skin and hopeful quitters can get their hit from the patch, which delivers Nicotine to them via their bloodstream. It happens quickly too. It’s been reported recently that it takes only...


Super Smooth Skin is only a trip to the pantry away

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Tags essential, exfoliate, exfoliator, facial, healthy, oil, smell, soft, sooth, SOS, spring, touch, towel, wet, you

Hemlines will be heading north very soon, so it’s time to get your pins ready for skirt season. And… there’s no better way to do this, than by using simple kitchen staples. To make an easy at-home exfoliator, simply mix extra virgin olive oil, together with raw sugar, for a do-it-yourself body scrub that will have your aesthetician swooning and short-shorts calling… Why exfoliate? exfoliation removes the barrier of dead skin cells clogging the skin and uncovers fresh new cells below. This opens the way for moisturising products to penetrate more deeply into the skin, which makes them more effective. In short,...


The Oily Truth… Natural Olive Oil vs Creams

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Tags for, fresh, good, hair, healthy, oil, plump, Skin, smart, smell, soft, sooth, SOS, touch, you

A lot of people still find it hard to get their heads around using natural oils, such as olive oil as a daily face and body moisturiser. But, this common kitchen staple has been used for centuries as a magical beauty multitasker and has so many benefits for the skin. Olive oil is closer in chemical structure to the skin’s natural oil than any other naturally occurring oil. What this means, is it is easily absorbed by the skin and helps the skin to achieve natural moisture levels. Put simply, using an oil like olive oil on the skin, isn’t...


Beauty is more than 'skin-deep' - You are what you eat!

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Tags eating, face, food, healthy, kitchen, Save, Skin, smart, smell, soft, sooth, SOS, touch

SaveOurSkin shows you how regular everyday foods can have super charged positive results for your skin. Pumpkin The Carotenoids in pumpkin and carrots are like wrinkle fighting pigments that help neutralise free radicals in the skin, keeping them from damaging the cells that fast forward aging. Winter is the perfect time for roast pumpkin & pumpkin soup. So add this natural beauty into your weekly menu to stay healthy inside and out. Check out the DIY Pumpkin Face Mask recipe below treat yourself to a night in with this low cost DIY face mask designed to help you achieve a healthy,...