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DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series

DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series
No matter what our age or our skin type, sometimes our skin can use a little help. Things like stress, too much sun and lack of sleep can make our skin look less than red carpet ready. What better way than a DIY face mask to beautify your way to glowing skin? There's no need to resort to products filled with artificial preservatives and unpronounceable ingredients. Mānuka honey, a rising natural beauty superstar and “super” honey with enhanced hea...

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Vitamin C Manuka Honey Face Mask

Vitamin C Manuka Honey  Face Mask
This lovely golden face mask can brighten your day and your face. With manuka honey and natural vitamin C, it is so good you can eat it! Commercial vitamin C serums are wonderful for brightening skin and clearing up blemishes, but vitamin C is not stable in liquids for long periods of time. Therefore many beauty experts now suggest skipping the serums and adding vitamin C in the more stable dry powder form to your own homemade products, just pr...

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Plants Can Make You Look and Feel Younger

Plants Can Make You Look and Feel Younger
Ponce de Leon clocked a lotta hours searching for that elusive fountain of youth. The problem was, he was looking in the wrong place. The fountain of youth isn’t in Florida…it’s in your garden! Here are five ways plants can help you look and feel more youthful: 1. Plants Have Your Back …and nearly every other part of your body. Name a body part, and chances are there’s a plant that helps keep it strong and healthy. Blueberries promote brain ...

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Shea Butter Saves Skin from Winter Woes

Winter winds and indoor heaters are drying and damaging; dry skin worsens in winter. But even if chapped red hands and cracked heels are common for others in your climate or job, you don’t have to accept the same fate. I’ll let you in on a secret many ‘natural beauties’ already know: shea butter is an ideal natural option for very dry skin, packed with compounds proven to soothe and protect. Shea butter gets its name from its rich creamy texture an...

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Fresh-Pressed Oils & Why You Need Them in Your Life

We love oils at Flora (hello, omegas!), but it’s not all about the ones you ingest. The oils you use topically can radically change your life, too. In fact, there are some pretty unexpected ways fresh-pressed oils can help you take health and beauty to the next level. Each oil is unique in its ability, capable of helping with everything from skin care to hair growth to cell health. Which one is missing from your wellness and beauty regimen? Find ou...

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Three Steps to Younger-Looking Skin

I’m noticing my skin more and more as each year passes. My eyes look puffier after a not-so-great night of sleep. My wrinkles get a little more noticeable after a second glass of wine. My skin just doesn’t have the spring it used to have. As we age, our skin takes a beating. Our diet, hydration, sun exposure, exercise habits, weight loss/gain, and nutritional deficiencies all start to show right on our face. Wouldn’t it be nice if a different part...

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Florasil – A Makeover for Your Skin, Nails & Hair from the Inside Out

Florasil – A Makeover for Your Skin, Nails & Hair from the Inside Out
Topical solutions letting you down? No surprise there. The most effective ways to make your body look its best are from the inside out. Give yourself strong nails, flowing locks, and flawless skin with FloraSil (US/CA) and finally see the results you’ve been looking for. FloraSil is prized for its ability to help restore natural beauty by providing valuable nutrients to skin, bones, hair, and nails. This silica-based supplement is the inside-out so...

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Clean, Green Beauty Routine in the New Year

Looking to clean up your act and greenify your beauty regimen? The start of the New Year is a great time to assess what’s inside your makeup bag and medicine cabinet, and start the year off fresh. To help you turn over a new, green leaf, here are some tips to help ensure the benefits of the products you’re using go beyond skin deep. Be Informed A little knowledge of ingredients commonly used in beauty products goes a long way. Therefore, read up on...

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Back to Beauty Basics, Inside & Out

Back to Beauty Basics, Inside & Out
Life is full of curve balls, plot twists, and surprises, good and bad. The fact is that the unexpected in life is inevitable, but how we react and adapt to these challenges is in our hands. The same holds true for our health. Life’s difficulties can sometimes manifest themselves in how we feel and look, but there are natural solutions. Here are a few of our favorites to help fight back against what life throws at you, and let true beauty shine. Ta...

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