Getting ready to hit the summer beach? How about trying this natural homemade sunscreen? Zinc oxide and raspberry seed oil are the main components of this natural sunscreen which lends its protection for the skin. Making use of natural oils, not only can we increase its strength against UVB rays, it can also nourish the … Continue reading Make Your Own Natural Sunscreen
What are telomeres? Telomeres are actually the protective caps at the ends of our DNA that helps us to reproduce new cells. Imagine a shoe lace - every time our cells reproduces, the tip of the shoelace gets a little shorter. Bit by bit. Once that protective tip of the shoelace is gone, what happens? … Continue reading Telomeres and Aging
The Anti-aging Effects of Purple Potato Hmm potatoes with baked beans... yum! If you love potatoes, how about swapping that out for the purple potato? Research has shown that purple-fleshed potatoes are a rich source of anthocyanins – potent plant-based antioxidant compounds. On top of that, it can even suppress the proliferation of the human … Continue reading Love baked potatoes? How about swapping that for a Purple Potato?
I'm not a firm believer of topical creams to be honest. But this is an article on whether anti-aging creams work. Those anti-wrinkle serums that you have been spending (probably a large portion of your income) on. How much difference does it make actually? In my book, 5 Steps to a Younger You, I discussed … Continue reading Anti-aging Creams – Do They Work?
Make your own vitamin E eye cream for fine lines and dark eye circles. Ingredients: (use organic whenever possible) 2 tbsp Coconut oil 2 tbsp Beeswax 1/4 cup almond oil 3 Vitamin E softgels (or 1/2 tsp Vitamin E oil) 1 tbsp Shea Butter 3-4 drops of Lavender Essential Oil Directions: Place all ingredients in … Continue reading DIY Vitamin E Eye Cream
Do you know that chamomile flowers have the effect of nourishing your skin as well as getting rid of those crow's feet around your eyes? Try this easy DIY eye mask recipe. Ingredients: Chamomile flowers (organic) (always choose organic) Water 1 cup Full cream milk Facial cotton Boil a big handful of chamomile flowers in … Continue reading Natural Chamomile Eye Mask for Eyebags, Dark Eye Circles
My first book is published!
It started from Acne When I was still a student, I never had any major skin issues (thank god!). They only started since I began my first job after graduation. I didn’t have a stressful career but it all started from one zit. I squeezed it, it bled, somehow it got infected and the next … Continue reading My Skin Story – Part 1
I got well after the oral medication that the doctor gave me but it I read that there was lots of side effects associated with the drug. I had frequent mood swings and my temper got really bad. I was also not have much self-esteem. So I stopped and after a few months my skin … Continue reading My Skin Story Part 2