SELF-CARE AND SCENTS

Allyson Welch

Most self care products contain some type of fragrance or scent that has been added for the consumer’s pleasure.  The range is huge and oftentimes the term “fragrance” refers to a host of other things which may be harmful.  However, scientifically proven, a fragrance or scent from essential oils can change your mood, lift your spirit, give you clarity, help you relax .  In these stressful times, we need to be finding ways to help ourselves sink deeper into gratitude, peace, relaxation, etc.  Here are some aromas that can really boost your mood!  Lemongrass’s refreshing scent makes it a valuable...

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the real truth about dairy and acne

Allyson Welch

Scientists use the term exposome to refer to everything we’re exposed to in our lifetimes that might affect the health of our skin and bodies. Each of our exposomes looks a little different, so it can be difficult to clearly identify exactly what might be causing someone to break out. How do you control for diet, pollution, toxins in utero, toxins out of utero, pesticides, other diseases, seasons, and skincare regimens, for example, if you’re trying to test for the influence of, say, dairy on acne? The question has stumped researchers for decades. It’s like pointing to specifically what is...

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