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Why bathing regularly is important

Some people don’t take a bath every day. While there’s tons of conflicting advice about how often you should be bathing, this group might have it right. It may sound counterproductive, but a bath every day could be bad for your skin. Some dermatologists only recommend bathing every other day, or two to three times a week. Many people take a bath at least once a day, either in the morning or at night before bed. Depending on the day and your activity level, you might even take two or three baths. There’s no arguing the importance of personal hygiene. But while some people take a bath every single day, in many cases it doesn’t have to be a part...

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Food for healthy skin

Looking to make your skin its best? Along with smart habits -- like wearing sunscreen every day -- check out what's on your plate. From fighting free radicals to smoothing fine lines, some types of foods are packed with the good stuff for glowing skin. No need to obsess about a particular “superfood" or exotic ingredient. There are plenty of options in regular grocery stores. What matters most is your overall eating pattern. In a nutshell, most people need to eat more fruits and vegetables, cut down on sugar and salt, and choose whole foods over processed ones. While we all feel the same dread of looking in the mirror on an important day to see a red pimple glaring at you,...

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Bath recipes that can help you sleep

After a crazy day of work, hectic errands, a hurried workout (if you’re lucky) and a rushed dinner with the family, the last thing you need at bedtime is a restless night of tossing and turning. Fall asleep quickly and stay asleep with natural, green remedies that will leave you feeling rested and refreshed in the morning, without that groggy feeling you get with many over the counter solutions. A bath before bed has been shown to quickly bring down your body temperature, which will help you relax and also supports a deep sleep. Add to the calming experience with some DIY bath recipes that soak away stress and leave your skin silky smooth. A hot bath is so relaxing at the...

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DIY Summer bath recipes

Summer is already here which means its that time of the year where you can go to out with friends, have fun on the beach or maybe host a cook out. Basically, it’s the season where you can go out the whole day or to your hearts content. But let’s face it, being under the sun for a whole day can be harmful not just to your skin (make sure to wear your sunscreen properly, people!) but also to your mental health. “Harmful to your mental health” maybe a little exaggerated but being outside your house can be mentally exhausting too! Aside from staying at home, getting some sleep or watching a movie, what else can you do to recharge...

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Homemade hair spa treatments

It’s time to treat yourself, at home, where you feel most comfortable. The first image that pops up in one’s mind when someone mentions pampering yourself is a whole day at the spa. But no one really talks about how much effort it takes to get an appointment, head to the spa, drill a big hole in your wallet, and then head back. Wouldn’t it be so much easier if you could just bring the spa home? Yes, absolutely. Have no time to go on indulgent spa days to show some TLC (Tender loving care) to your tresses? There is no need to worry since you can do an easy and effective hair spa at home! Hair spa in the...

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