In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided... Read more
It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,... Read more
If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth... Read more
Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-price... Read more
Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,... Read more
I think of the loose skin as a good problem to have...and as a reminder of where I was and how far I've come. That said when I have more of it I may think differently, but that's my thought right now! :-)... Read more
Lose the weight, don't worry about saggy skin. I was worried too before I lost 100 lbs. I lost the weight and do have a bit of saggy skin, but I'm so much happier in a smaller body that I can live with it.... Read more
I am beginning my workout routine soon. I'm using livestrong's "fitter" program and from there I might do more programs. I'm scared I'm going to have a lot of excess skin when I'm done. I'm 18 male and 330lbs at the moment hope to get to the 250 area... Read more
I love beans! Trying to incorporate more into my daily choices. I only buy canned beans (honestly never made dry beans), for those who have made them both ways, what do you prefer? Is one healthier than the other choice?... Read more
Blend Olive Oil,Vinegar and Warm Water in equal quantities in the Blender and use instead of a Night Moisturising Cream.The Olive Oil is an excellent Moisturising Agent,Vinegar clears up the Microbicidal Problem as well as dead Cells on the Skin.It... Read more
It's bad enough that you lose your sense of smell when you get a cold, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that a popular homeopathic remedy might leave without olfactory abilities long after your sniffles stop. And to add more bad news to... Read more
Treating minor health problems doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, you may already own some of the miracle-workers in this slide show. Click through to find out which foods, drinks and craft supplies (yes, craft supplies) can make you feel b... Read more
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