Beyond Skin Deep: Treatments for Skin Irritation

Skin is the largest organ in the body, and arguably the most important one. It's your first line of defense against infection and it's one of the first things people see when they look at you. Skin irritation is so common as to be practically ubiquitous, but how does one take care of this superficial but incredibly important organ.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Your Pursuit of the Smoothest Skin

"Smooth skin" means different things to different people, depending on their skincare concerns and goals. For some, it means permanently ridding themselves of the blemishes that pepper their complexion. For others, it's about getting rid of the constant dryness that leaves their skin rough and patchy. No matter what your skin concerns, the techniques for smoothing your skin are quite similar. Here's how you can get the smoothest skin ever.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

DIY Face Masks for All Skin Types

Not only can face masks alleviate skin problems, but they can also double as a stress reliever during a long, hard week. While a trip to the spa is a nice treat, too many facial appointments can leave your wallet empty and your skin longing for more. For a quick, healthy, and cost-effective mask, go the DIY route by turning to ingredients you already have in your pantry and refrigerator.

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Health Perch is a digital health magazine focusing on physical and mental wellness, as well as ways to fight signs of aging. We aim to make health and wellness easy to understand and fun to read.

We keep you up to date with the latest health articles, tips, & advice. Catch us on Twitter (@HealthPerch) for even more health news, and keep coming back here to learn how to become the healthiest version of you.

Can Face Oils Stop Sagging in Its Tracks?

Aging is inevitable. As a result of genetics, lifestyle choices, and time, wrinkles and lines appear and skin becomes drier and loses its elasticity, which results in skin sagging below the jawline. Fortunately, there is a safe way to slow the aging process that is inexpensive and does not require harsh chemicals. Read on to learn how face oils can keep your skin looking young and healthy.

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Health Perch is a digital health magazine focusing on physical and mental wellness, as well as ways to fight signs of aging. We aim to make health and wellness easy to understand and fun to read.

We keep you up to date with the latest health articles, tips, & advice. Catch us on Twitter (@HealthPerch) for even more health news, and keep coming back here to learn how to become the healthiest version of you.

Anti-Aging: Best Skincare Routine for Your 40s and Beyond

Once you enter 40s you start worrying about your skin as blemishes appear and creases have started increasing. It’s often said, “Invest in your skin, it's going to represent you for a long time!”  We will guide you on how to sail this sea of unknown. A daily skincare routine is all you need. By now you have noticed wrinkles on your skin, some dark spots, and skin generally appears to be uneven and less radiant. To regain that radiance you will want to follow simple steps mentioned below.

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Jessica Ann has written many blogs across the spectrum but specializes mainly in weight loss and dieting. With several years in the field, Jessica has been helping people get healthy and is dedicated to providing information for those who need it.

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4 Tips to Get Healthy, Glowing Skin, Naturally

You don’t need expensive, chemically-laden products or tedious, time-consuming routines to get beautiful skin. Healthy skin requires a simple daily routine and good nutrition. Many natural products work just as well or better than expensive commercial products. Simply add these affordable, natural products to your daily skin care routine for gorgeous, glowing skin.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Eat and Drink Your Way to Clear, Healthy Skin

If you are what you eat, can that also show up on your face? Evidence seems to point to YES, so chalk it up as another great reason to eat and drink in a way that supports your optimum overall health. You won't regret it.

Skin disorders are nearly universal in residents of Western countries: Between 79 and 95 percent of American adolescents have acne, and 12 percent of women and 3 percent of men struggle with it into middle age. Rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis are also common.

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Organic is Skin Deep

by Laurie Burgess | Organic Matters Blog

“Did you know that your skin in your largest organ?!” is a fun fact that a preteen may share after coming home from their biology class. Indeed, it’s a fact that you may vaguely recall learning at some point – but we want to understand what this means for the products you use, especially in regard to organic.

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Melody is the Vice President of Policy and Industry Relations for United Natural Foods (UNFI). In this role she is responsible for communicating and educating all stakeholders on critical organic issues. Her Blog www.organicmattersblog.com covers a range of organic and sustainable food issues.

She is the executive director of the UNFI Foundation which is dedicated to funding non-profit organizations that promote organic agriculture  www.unfifoundation.org. Melody serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Organic Trade Association www.ota.com.

10 Tips - Using Coconut Oil for Fantastic Skin

External Oil

Coconut oil is more than just a kitchen staple. It’s actually a very versatile product you can use for health and beauty.

The oil makes a great solution to skin dryness, infections, and dull skin. It also has positive effects on health conditions, like cholesterol issues and even diabetes.

If the idea of applying coconut oil on your skin still makes you cringe, here are a few quick facts to convince you.

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Hannah Do is the founder of Thank Your Skin, a beauty blog dedicated to provide honest skin care advice and information. She aspires to help her readers achieve their most beautiful skin by sharing personal tips learned through both years of experience and thorough research. Check out ThankYourSkin.com to learn more about her work. You can find her on TwitterPinterest, and Facebook.

Tips for Getting and Keeping Healthy Skin This Season

Winter Into Spring

The winter weather can take a toll on your skin. The cold, dry air can cause your skin to become itchy and irritated. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to keep your skin healthy all winter long.

Use Non-Foaming Cleansers

Foaming cleansers are great for cleansing your skin. However, they are not the best things to use during colder months. Foaming cleansers have a tendency to dry out your skin. That is why it is best to switch to a non-foaming cleanser for the winter season.

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Cary is an Oregon native with a flair for small business and healthy living. She's passionate about writing and enjoys hiking, reading, and cooking. When she isn't writing about health or business, she is playing with her rescue pitbull, Mazie. 

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Man applying facial scrub in bathroom
09/28/2020
Skin is the largest organ in the body, and arguably the most important one. It's your first line of defense against infection and it's one of the first things people see when they look at you. Skin... read more
WOman with charcoal facial mask on her face
08/20/2020
"Smooth skin" means different things to different people, depending on their skincare concerns and goals. For some, it means permanently ridding themselves of the blemishes that pepper their... read more
Two women in robes with facial masks.
07/17/2020
Not only can face masks alleviate skin problems, but they can also double as a stress reliever during a long, hard week. While a trip to the spa is a nice treat, too many facial appointments can... read more
Woman holding up small bottles of oils while rubbing oil into her face
02/24/2020
Aging is inevitable. As a result of genetics, lifestyle choices, and time, wrinkles and lines appear and skin becomes drier and loses its elasticity, which results in skin sagging below the jawline.... read more
Woman smiling and touching her face
01/16/2020
Once you enter 40s you start worrying about your skin as blemishes appear and creases have started increasing. It’s often said, “Invest in your skin, it's going to represent you for a long time!”... read more
Woman laying on spa mat with cucumber slices over her eyes
04/03/2018
You don’t need expensive, chemically-laden products or tedious, time-consuming routines to get beautiful skin. Healthy skin requires a simple daily routine and good nutrition. Many natural products... read more
Young woman cooking with vegetables while eating them.
05/13/2017
Anonymous (not verified)
If you are what you eat, can that also show up on your face? Evidence seems to point to YES, so chalk it up as another great reason to eat and drink in a way that supports your optimum overall health... read more
Woman with face mask and hair towel holding cucumber slices by her eyes.
04/29/2017
by Laurie Burgess | Organic Matters Blog “Did you know that your skin in your largest organ?!” is a fun fact that a preteen may share after coming home from their biology class. Indeed, it’s a... read more
Two halves of a split coconut on white background.
04/14/2017
External Oil Coconut oil is more than just a kitchen staple. It’s actually a very versatile product you can use for health and beauty. The oil makes a great solution to skin dryness,... read more

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Man applying facial scrub in bathroom
09/28/2020
Skin is the largest organ in the body, and arguably the most important one. It's your first line of defense against infection and it's one of the first things people see when they look at you. Skin... read more
WOman with charcoal facial mask on her face
08/20/2020
"Smooth skin" means different things to different people, depending on their skincare concerns and goals. For some, it means permanently ridding themselves of the blemishes that pepper their... read more
Two women in robes with facial masks.
07/17/2020
Not only can face masks alleviate skin problems, but they can also double as a stress reliever during a long, hard week. While a trip to the spa is a nice treat, too many facial appointments can... read more
Woman holding up small bottles of oils while rubbing oil into her face
02/24/2020
Aging is inevitable. As a result of genetics, lifestyle choices, and time, wrinkles and lines appear and skin becomes drier and loses its elasticity, which results in skin sagging below the jawline.... read more
Woman smiling and touching her face
01/16/2020
Once you enter 40s you start worrying about your skin as blemishes appear and creases have started increasing. It’s often said, “Invest in your skin, it's going to represent you for a long time!”... read more
Woman laying on spa mat with cucumber slices over her eyes
04/03/2018
You don’t need expensive, chemically-laden products or tedious, time-consuming routines to get beautiful skin. Healthy skin requires a simple daily routine and good nutrition. Many natural products... read more
Young woman cooking with vegetables while eating them.
05/13/2017
Anonymous (not verified)
If you are what you eat, can that also show up on your face? Evidence seems to point to YES, so chalk it up as another great reason to eat and drink in a way that supports your optimum overall health... read more
Woman with face mask and hair towel holding cucumber slices by her eyes.
04/29/2017
by Laurie Burgess | Organic Matters Blog “Did you know that your skin in your largest organ?!” is a fun fact that a preteen may share after coming home from their biology class. Indeed, it’s a... read more
Two halves of a split coconut on white background.
04/14/2017
External Oil Coconut oil is more than just a kitchen staple. It’s actually a very versatile product you can use for health and beauty. The oil makes a great solution to skin dryness,... read more

Pages