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A treatment that TRULY heals stretch marks!!! I honestly thought that my stretch marks were just something I was going to have to live with forever....my many badges of motherhood, but I am so thrilled to be wrong!!

A treatment that TRULY heals stretch marks!!!

I actually found a way to heal them, for real!! I can't believe the difference already - I'm so excited!! My stretch marks were very old, transparent ridges and I've been watching the ridges slowly fill in and smooth out! My remedy has been a combination of things I had heard of that were said to help stretch marks and I figured putting them together would be even better! My first weapon is a 1mm dermaroller (if your stretch marks are really deep, you might want to get a 1.5mm) - and this thing is a little weapon indeed! How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks Using Essential Oils? Marula Oil's Amazing Health and Beauty Benefits. By now, your beauty cupboards are likely stocked with coconut oil and Argan oil (not to mention a whole slew of K-beauty products to boot).

Marula Oil's Amazing Health and Beauty Benefits

But if you haven't yet heard of marula oil, AKA our new favorite multi-purpose miracle product, then we must insist that you give it a try. Marula oil is harvested from the nut inside the sweet marula fruit and has been a hallmark skincare cure-all for the Ovambo women in northern Namibia for centuries. Whether used unrefined on its own or as a key ingredient in a more complicated product, it's light in texture, super fast-absorbing, packed with nutrients and fatty acids that fight environmental aggressors, and *amazingly* hydrating. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. Argan Oil Vs Coconut Oil For Hair And Skin [The Great Debate] UPDATE: Many of you have been asking for this and we finally have it!

Argan Oil Vs Coconut Oil For Hair And Skin [The Great Debate]

– View The Top 5 Argan Oil Products of 2016. Coconut Oil Benefits - The Natural Moisturiser To Perfect Your Complexion! Rosehip Cypress Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream. Vanilla Oil Helps Balance Hormones, Reduce Inflammation & Prevent Cancer - Dr. Axe. Vanilla is widely used in both commercial and domestic baking, perfume manufacturing, and aromatherapy, but many people don’t realize the array of health benefits that come from using vanilla oil, even though it is not technically an essential oil.

Vanilla Oil Helps Balance Hormones, Reduce Inflammation & Prevent Cancer - Dr. Axe

Internally, pure vanilla oil fights inflammation, works as an antidepressant and contains high levels of antioxidants — preventing the growth of cancer cells. It’s been proven to fight infections and diseases caused by oxidation and inflammation. Vanilla oil also promotes skin and hair health, relieves muscle pain and cramps, and balances hormones naturally. For thousands of years, it’s been used by men and women who struggle with loss of libido, anxiety and high blood pressure. Vanilla oil is derived from Vanilla planifolia, a native species of the Orchidaceae family. Vanilla Oil Nutrition Facts Vanilla grows as a vine that climbs up an existing tree or structure. Frankincense and Myrrh Part 1: Spiritual and Physical Healing for the Holidays.

This is part one of a two part series on Frankincense and myrrh.

Frankincense and Myrrh Part 1: Spiritual and Physical Healing for the Holidays

The two are closely associated with the upcoming Christmas season, although Frankincense and Myrrh have histories steeped in a number of religions. First century Rome is said to have consumed 2800 tons of frankincense and 550 tons of myrrh yearly. The warm, sweet, spicy aroma of frankincense is a balance to the musky and pungent odor of myrrh. Frankincense instills courage, helps the mind focus, and lifts the spirit. In the story of the Three Wise Men, Frankincense was offered to the Christ child to represent divinity. 9 Essential Oils You Need In Your Life! Laurentine ten Bosch, Filmmaker (Food Matters and Hungry For Change) These 9 essential oils are amazing additions to your daily healthy living routines!

9 Essential Oils You Need In Your Life!

Discover Neem Oil: Uses, Benefits, Recipes and Remedies. Rosehip Oil: the Anti-Aging Oil? What do the Duchess of Cambridge, Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham and model Miranda Kerr all have in common?

Rosehip Oil: the Anti-Aging Oil?

Reportedly, they use rosehip oil to keep their skin smooth and blemish-free. (1) I never thought I would suggest something over coconut oil for skin, but rosehip oil, also known as rosehip seed oil, is running a close race with coconut oil when it comes to its benefits for the skin. Rosehips were a remedy that was used by the ancient Egyptians, Mayans and Native Americans all because of its amazing healing properties. (2) Indeed, rosehip oil was made into a syrup and rationed in Britain during wartime to ensure children’s resistance to infection. The syrup was made from the empty seed cases and also helped provide relief from diarrhea, stomach and menstrual cramps, nausea and indigestion.

5 Essential Oils to Improve Your Memory and Focus. By now, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about essential oils.

5 Essential Oils to Improve Your Memory and Focus

First used by the Egyptians and Babylonians, today essential oils can be found in everything from lotion to hand soap to shampoo. So what is it about these potent potions that has made them a holistic staple for thousands of years? Well, essential oils have some incredible medicinal properties when inhaled or applied topically to the skin—typically the wrists, palms, or scalp. They are also the basis of aromatherapy, the practice of enhancing psychological and physical well-being through the regular use of a plant’s aromatic oils.

Though this alternative medicine practice might seem like a practice for the crystal-wearing crowd, aromatherapy actually began in Europe and has been embraced by Western medicine. Here are some of the most effective memory-enhancing aromatherapy scents: 1. 2. 12 Proven Essential Oils for Itching - Healthy Focus. Few things are as irritating than an itch that will not go away.

12 Proven Essential Oils for Itching - Healthy Focus

An itch is an urge to scratch the skin, which can be isolated to one area or all over the body. There are several reasons you could be itching: hives, allergies, dry skin, and inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema. Generally, itches isolated to one area are easier to treat than all over itchiness. Itchiness accompanied by a skin condition or any other abnormality should be checked out by your physician. If you are itching is the result of another cause, it may be accompanied by other signs and symptoms. Essential Oils for Healing the Skin. Essential Oils for Healing the Skin (Please see the Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Article Index at the bottom of this page; descriptions of individual oils can be found from the links on the main Essential Oils page.)

Essential Oils for Healing the Skin

Healing the Skin with Essential Oils Trends in health and beauty are placing more trust in the efficacy of natural and organic ingredients. Skin care is no exception, with more women coming to realize the purity of what they put on their skin is as important as that of what they eat. The skin is the largest organ, and is generally permeable to substances placed on it.

10 Essential Oils for Detoxing and Purifying the Body. The beauty of these oils is that they can be used in many different ways, depending on what you need. If we define detoxing as anything that helps rid the body of toxic waste, negative thoughts, stress, anxiety, and harmful organisms the benefits of these oils become even more apparent. While many of the benefits that are claimed for essential oils have not be clinically tested, there is more than enough peer feedback to suggest that they really do help when used properly. 1. The Best Essential Oils for Weight Loss. Although essential oils are not a weight loss miracle on their own, they can help you on the way. They can be very useful to curb your appetite, boost metabolism, improve digestion, control blood sugar levels, and balance your mood. Combine the following essential oils with a healthy, well-balanced whole food diet and regular exercise and you will see some great results.

Uses of Helichrysum Oil. Derived from the flowers of Helichrysum Italicum, helichrysum oil originates from Italy and is believed to have therapeutic properties. The plant belongs to the largest family of angiosperms, 'Asteraceae', that consists of around 600 species of helichrysum. The term 'Helichrysum' is a combination of two Greek words 'helisso' and 'chrysos'. Together, they literally mean to turn into gold. Aromatherapy Products. Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum) Testimonials Regular readers of our newsletter know that I believe our Helichrysum italicuum is the most healing essential oil I have ever seen.

A friend recently asked me to collect "anecdotal evidence" of Helichrysum's effects, and this document was the result. She urged me to share it online, so here it is. (We have recently found these testimonials posted verbatim on other websites, selling other helichrysum species. We can't be responsible for the effects of using ANY helichrysum other than our certified organic Helichrysum italicuum from the island of Corsica.)

How Essential Oils Changed My Beauty Routine. Myrrh, Sandalwood and Frankincense - Top Three Essential Oils for Skin Rejuvenation. The top three essential oils for skin rejuvenation are myrrh, sandalwood and frankincense. Their skin -restoring properties are legendary and clinically proven. You can buy the individual oils and create your own skin care products as well. Top 10 Benefits and Uses of Castor Oil for Skin - Listovative. How castor oil healed my scar (with before and after photos!) I’ve been writing about castor oil a lot, mainly because I’ve had some wonderful results from it personally. The Oil Cleansing Method and 6 Other Uses For Castor Oil. Lately, there has been a rush to the pharmacies here in Sweden.

Girls and boys all over have almost queued outside of the pharmacy just to get a single small bottle of … castor oil? No, there’s no epidemia causing constipation going around.. The castor oil is actually going into their hair! The Swedish blogosphere has lately been filled with pictures of long-haired girls who want even longer hair, and use castor oil to get it. Before and after pictures, where their hair has grown 4 times as much as it usually does, have convinced readers and more bloggers to run straight to the pharmacy. Castor Oil (Part 2 – beautiful skin and hair) Beauty recipes: Why grape seed oil is the next coconut oil. Removing stretch marks with grapeseed oil - Weight Loss: Removing stretch marks with grapeseed oil. Nutrients that regenerate skin The grape is a fruit that contains nutrients that regenerate skin. How Natural Oils Can Reduce Your Stretch Marks and Firm Your Skin. Grapeseed Oil for Skin — The Dermatology Review. Grapeseed Oil for Face When it comes to taking care of your appearance, Grapeseed oil for skin care may not be the first thing that comes to mind.

People usually know only the most common oils, like those of olive or aloe vera. Grapeseed Oil Skincare Benefits. Beauty benefits of grape seed oil.