Saw Palmetto (Really!) Works for Hormonal Acne in Women

Saw Palmetto is a wonderful herb that has shown from many testimonials its effectiveness to treat and prevent the occurrence of hormonal acne.

How hormonal acne works:

Everybody, male and female, has both male and female sex hormones, such as estrogen and testosterone (as well as others) in their bodies. Men usually have more male sex hormones, and women usually have more female sex hormones. Sometimes an imbalance can occur for various reasons, and the body produces an excess of the opposite sex hormones, or the body doesn’t produce enough of the right sex hormones. Read more…

How To: Make Your Own Strawberry, Oatmeal and Honey Facial Mask

Combine these natural foods to make a great, natural, gently-exfoliating, antibacterial facial mask.

  • Strawberries contain alphahydroxy acids witch are used for exfoliating. Also, the seeds act as tiny smooth exfoliators.
  • Honey has antibacterial properties and also helps the skin retain natural moisture.
  • Extra virgin olive oil is used on the skin for moisturizing and removing free radicals.
  • Coconut oil can also be used in the place of the olive oil, and it has antibacterial, anti-fungal properties and moisturizes the skin just as well.
  • Oatmeal has gentle exfoliating and moisturizing properties, and in this recipe, acts as a gelling agent.
  • Read on for instructions…

Witch Hazel Skin Care

Witch hazel is known for its massive skin healing, anti-inflammatory and anti-itch properties.

It is a natural astringent made from the witch hazel shrub, and was traditionally used in Native American medicine.

Because of its properties, it’s a good remedy for acne, bug bites, sunburn, and can even be used as a deodorant!
Read on for uses…

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