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Phototoxicity, Photo-Irritation, and Essential Oils

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Phototoxicity, Photo-Irritation, and Essential Oils

Phototoxicity occurs when a drug or substance taken orally or applied to the skin is activated by exposure to UV. Unlike a skin sensitization response, which is an allergic reaction, phototoxic responses are not immune reactions, which is why they are often referred to as photo-irritation. A photo-irritant response is more like an exaggerated sunburn. There are scores of substances known to be photo-irritating, including many antibiotics, antifungals, and antiseptics in medications, soaps, deodorants and other cosmetics. Dyes and coal-tars in cosmetics can also be photo-irritating. In essential oils, furanocoumarins are the naturally occurring plant molecules that may cause photo-irritation....

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Be Your Breasts’ Best Friend

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Be Your Breasts’ Best Friend
At the heart of basic breast care is real food, hydration, sunshine, an upright posture, and being sure your skin drinks in bodycare that is brimming with botanical medicine.

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Maskne? Our Best Protocols For Happy Clear 'Mask Zone' Skin

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Maskne? Our Best Protocols For Happy Clear 'Mask Zone' Skin

“Maskne” is the newly coined word describing skin issues resulting from fabric-friction, extra humidity, and sweat and environmental pollutants trapped under a mask. These mask-induced conditions can cause shifts or deficits in the skin microbiome resulting in redness, chapping, bumps, dry and flaky patches, blackheads, and whiteheads.To treat existing acne spots, reduce redness, and tone and clarify the skin, apply a dab of Zippity Dew Dab. This extraordinary spot on treatment banishes blemishes, purifies pores, and clears the appearance of scars and spots.After a Day of Masking, bask in Soothing Skincare - Rebalance the skin with botanical skincare after a...

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Natural and eco-friendly oral care routine

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Natural and eco-friendly oral care routine

My dental care routine, with a focus on reducing inflammation and taking extra good care of my gums and teeth. I only super clean ingredients, because what goes in the mouth, goes inside the body too. I also speak about my experience with mercury fillings and its problems. Dental Hygiene Steps start at 9:50: 1. Salt rinse 2. Scraping tongue 3. Brushing gums with a soft dry brush (1-2 minutes) 4. Polishing teeth with round electric bush (1-2 minutes) 5. Flossing 6. Mouth rinse My favourite oral care products https://radiantbeauty.ch/collections/zero-waste-dental-care I only use bicarbonate of soda directly in my teeth 1-2...

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How to Create a Natural Aromatherapy Spa At Home

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How to Create a Natural Aromatherapy Spa At Home

Create a natural aromatherapy spa at home with Living Libations skincare products. An extended program for extra pampering, which we all need sometimes. 

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