People do all sorts of crazy things to hold onto their youthful good looks, including injecting fat from their buttocks into their cheeks and plastering their faces with snail slime. But it’s all so unnecessary. All you have to do to be beautiful is eat well.
You have to wonder who was slathering food all over their face to make these brilliant discoveries, but we’re glad they did. It’s common knowledge now that you don’t need to spend a lot of money for good skin – just rummage through your pantry! Here are some of the weird and miraculous household ingredients that you can use for your own exfoliation recipe.
Spring can bring out a whole host of new allergies, from pollen and new cut grass in the air, to mold and dust that is uncovered by the melting snow and cleaning. But there are a few ways you can naturally cure and prevent these allergies from stopping your love of the new season.
So many of the natural health practitioners readily expound upon the benefits of lemon and honey. Often a home remedy given by mothers and grandmothers, they pack a one-two health punch when used in conjunction, whether in water or tea. As an herbal consultant, they are my go-to remedy in colds and flus, but they have so many more benefits in store for us.
Aspartame is present in many diet drinks, and acts as a sugar substitute to give your beverage the sweetness you need without the calories. But there is another safe and healthy alternative to make your drink taste as sweet as you’d like, without the unhealthy effects of aspartame.
Honey has been used not only as a sweetener, but for medicinal purposes dating back to ancient Rome, Egypt, China, and Greece. Dating back to 2100 BC, honey has been mentioned in the ancient writings of Indian texts and possibly even further back than that.
I remember the day I decided to completely remove sugar from my son’s diet. He’d just turned two, and had a fever. We gave him some liquid children’s acetaminophen to bring down his temp. Within seconds of drinking the sweet medicine, my boy stood up, ran into the wall with zooming speed, bumped his head, got up and began jumping on the bed.