Dry Skin Relief With Sesame Oil

If you follow me on Twitter then you know that for the last few weeks I have been suffering from serious seasonal dry skin. In general, Alberta is quite dry year round; but during the winter months, it goes to the next level. For me, this means really dry skin; but the dry skin I can deal with, it’s the incessant itchiness that proves more challenging to accept.

For the better part of November I have been itching like I’ve smoked PCP; and despite my unbridled love for coconut oil, it simply wasn’t cutting it- I was having to slather it all over my body at least six to seven times a day to find dry skin relief. Too much if you ask me. So after taking to Twitter to see if any of my friends and followers had any suggestion, I finally admitted defeat and went to my local organic market to seek professional help.

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glowing skin smoothie

Autumn is here; and although I haven’t gone back to class, I like to use the dawn of a new season as a time to reset my body and my goals. I don’t know about you but I consider the start of a new year to be in September and not January- twenty years of schooling is to blame.

In an effort to reset my body, it was brought to my attention that I have a fermentation problem; meaning I eat too many grains, and not enough protein, which has caused all these grains in my tummy to ferment, which is not to be confused with fermented foods (kefir, miso etc.), which are amazing. So all this fermentation is causing my body to hang on to extra weight; yes, even I have a nagging ten pounds that just doesn’t want to go anywhere, and all my grain consumption is to blame- and here I thought it was all the summer sippin’! So I’ve been prescribed more protein and less grains, one grain a day to be exact; so at least I don’t have to bid farewell to my beloved quinoa!

Enter the pitted fruit that is the avocado.

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Foods For Healthy Skin

It is very well documented on this website that nutrition is, not only my livelihood, but my passion too. When I was younger I struggled with problematic skin; and when I changed the way I ate my skin cleared up! The saying “let food be thy medicine” is definitely far reaching. Today’s guest post features all the foods for healthy skin.

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foods for healthy skin

Foods For Healthy Skin

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How to Shop For Anti-Aging Skin Care Products

I’m a skincare fanatic. I wear SPF 30 on my face year round and my bathroom counter looks like a spa. I believe strongly in protecting my skin from environmental factors and, let’s face it, nobody wants wrinkles. Today’s guest post is all about how to shop for anti-aging skin care products; from what ingredients to look for and the importance of sun protection.

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How to Shop For Anti-Aging Skin Care Products

How to Shop For Anti-Aging Skin Care Products

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Effectively Choose An Anti Aging Skin Care Product

Everyone is looking for the fountain of youth; and, although, I believe nutrition is the foundation of a youthful body and mind, skin care products can help support our efforts. Today’s guest post shows you how to effectively choose an anti aging skin care product that is right for you.

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Effectively choose an anti aging skin care product

How To Effectively Choose an Anti Aging Skin Care Product

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