Hot Stone Massage-Aroma Therapy Oh My

Not too many things in this world are as relaxing as a hot stone massage. Some where between a Swedish massage and a deep tissue massage the hot stones will put you right in short order. Do not do this without the proper training, however, you could over heat the stones and cause burns. Heat the stones for the hot stone massage for 15-20 minutes according to the heating unit instructions. The heating unit will heat the stones to the desired temperature so there is a reduced chance of causing burns. If you are a licensed massage therapist and have just recently opened for business you should have a room all set up for your clients with soft lighting and …

How To Get Rid Of Stretch Mark

If you have been wondering how to get rid of stretch mark scars then you should keep reading. You will find some valuable advice in this article. Stretch marks are caused by prolonged stretching of the skin and happen during pregnancy when your breasts and belly grows as the baby grows. They can also occur because of weight gain and they can be anywhere on your body. Arms, legs, and buttocks. You may not notice them in these places until and unless you lose the weight but they are there. One good way to lessen their appearance is to rub cocoa butter into your skin several times a day to soften the skin and keep it moisturized. Cocoa butter is …

Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age

Being beautiful can mean so many different things to so many different people. Regardless of what it means to you, this article has a lot of wonderful tips on how you can be more beautiful and keep yourself looking that way for a long, long time. Steam your face. You can do this by placing your face over a hot bowl of water with a towel over your head. This will open up your pores and draw out impurities and bacteria. You should clean your face, then rinse it with cold water so you close your pores back up. If your lips begin to appear thinner with age, you can use this makeup trick to make them appear fuller and …

Acne Skin Care And Treatment Products – Are They Worth It

Many wonder if acne skin care and treatment products are necessary for problem skin. The answer is, possibly! Some of the products that you should buy include: 1. An oil free moisturizer, oil free foundation and an oil free make up remover. 2. A soap-less cleansing bar and a facial wash gel. Soap should not be used on your face because it will strip natural oils away and that will leave you with sensitive skin on top of the acne problem. 3.If persistent blackheads and greasy skin are your issue then you should use a gel or lotion that contains retinoid. 4. If your skin is sensitive and you have blackheads a retinoid cream should be used because a gel …

Nutrition as Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD Alternative Treatment: Help is as Close as the Kitchen.

The quality of food we eat (or lack thereof) has a profound affect on Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD. For many people, nutrition alone can effectively work as an ADHD alternative treatment. A growing body of research points to nutritional deficiencies – especially with essential fatty acids and amino acids – as a contributing factor of Attention Deficit Disorder and learning deficiencies. Put down the Ritalin bottle for one minute to consider these Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD nutrition research findings; A George Washington University School of Medicine study found that hyperactive children who ate a meal high in protein did equally well, and sometimes better, in school than non-hyperactive kids. An Oxford University (England) study evaluated the effects of fatty …

Death, Aging, Rejuvenation (Part 4)

Biological clock Obviously you need biological clock to time and alarm the point when you need to die and when you need to age. Aging is the same death as in those one-day butterflies, but a little bit prolonged one. Not immediate kill but gradual shut down of protection mechanisms – immunological, genetical repair, and just other necessary functions of proliferation. As soon as those functions turned off – an organism starts to deteriorate and wear off. Interesting that our organism is not a static thing. We probably replace all molecules in our body within relatively short period of time. Obviously water is replaced completely every couple months. Water is 60% of our body. Other molecules are replaced as well. …

Building Better Bones

“It is a bone-deep change you are going into, my beloved,” counsels Grandmother Growth. “You must open to your very marrow for this transformation. No cell is to remain untouched. You are to open more than you ever dreamed you could open, more than you have opened in birth or in passion. You open now to the breath of mortality as it plays the bone flute of your being. What can you do but dance to the haunting melody, develop a passion for an elegant posture and a long stride? “Ah, yes,” Grandmother Growth smiles rather wantonly. “It would do you well to develop a taste for dark greens tarted with vinegar and mated with garlic. These things will build …

Cooking with Oils

Everyone knows the foods to eat that improve health, although how we cook the food can be just as important. With there being so many oils and butter products claiming to be the best, it can be quite difficult to know which ones to use and which ones to avoid. 1. Canola oil Canola oil is a popular oil, with many physicians claiming that it has the ability to lower the risk of heart disease. The oil is low in saturated fat, high in monounsaturated fat, and offers the best fatty acid composition when compared to other oils. You can use canola oil in sauting, as a marinade and even in low temperature stir frying. It has a bland flavor, …

Cooking with Oils

Everyone knows the foods to eat that improve health, although how we cook the food can be just as important. With there being so many oils and butter products claiming to be the best, it can be quite difficult to know which ones to use and which ones to avoid. 1. Canola oil Canola oil is a popular oil, with many physicians claiming that it has the ability to lower the risk of heart disease. The oil is low in saturated fat, high in monounsaturated fat, and offers the best fatty acid composition when compared to other oils. You can use canola oil in sauting, as a marinade and even in low temperature stir frying. It has a bland flavor, …

Healthy Grocery Shopping

Grocery shopping is something we all have to do, even though choosing the right foods can be very hard indeed. To assist you with your healthy grocery shopping, the tips below can indeed help make things easier than ever before: 1. Never go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. 2. Select canned fruits and tuna that are packed in water, not oil or syrup. 3. Look at the labels for the words “hydrogenated” or “partially hydrogenated”. The earlier you see them appear on the list, the higher the amount of unhealthy trans fatty acids the food will contain. 4. Don’t buy turkey with the skin on it, and if you plan to buy chicken – buy a chicken breast meal. …

Acne – Enjoy Fresh And Healthy Skin

Word Count: 497 Summary: Acne is a skin disorder resulting from the actions of hormones and other substances on skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. These things often lead to plugged pores and outbreak of lesions more commonly known as pimples and zits. Acne lesions basically occur on the face, back, chest, neck and shoulders. Thus acne is a term for plugged pores [blackheads and whiteheads], pimples and even deeper lumps [cysts and nodules] that appear in different parts of the body. How does a… Keywords: acne remedies,acne cure,acne treatment Article Body: Acne is a skin disorder resulting from the actions of hormones and other substances on skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. These things often lead to plugged pores …

Acne: Determining what really causes Acne

Word Count: 284 Summary: Having acne can be an agonizing experience for any teenage, especially for adults who never seemed to got out of the phase. Tons of acne medications get sold every year, this is a clear indication that people with acne are determined to get rid of them, at all cost. Keywords: acne solutions products Article Body: Having acne can be an agonizing experience for any teenage, especially for adults who never seemed to got out of the phase. Tons of acne medications get sold every year, this is a clear indication that people with acne are determined to get rid of them, at all cost. Some of these acne medications though simply cover up acne and do …

Acne – Back Breakouts – What’s The Deal With Acne On Your Back?

Word Count: 710 Summary: Back acne comes in all sizes and forms of acne, ranging from mild forms like whiteheads to serious forms of acne including cystic acne. “Bacne” as it is referred to in slang terms, can consist of pimples, pustules and blackheads as well. Back acne affects people ranging from age ten to age forty or older yet. Understanding the causes of back acne and available treatment options, are very important is treating and preventing the condition. Keywords: acne Article Body: Back acne comes in all sizes and forms of acne, ranging from mild forms like whiteheads to serious forms of acne including cystic acne. “Bacne” as it is referred to in slang terms, can consist of pimples, …

Acne – An Introduction

Word Count: 416 Summary: Some quick information on what acne is and what kind of action you may have to take to clear your acne. This article is the first in a series of articles that will give you information on how to clear your acne or other skin disorders. Keywords: acne, clear, clearing, get rid, toxic Article Body: Acne is the most common skin disorder. Over 10% of Americans age 25 – 44 have acne. Over 85% Americans age 12 – 25 will have acne at one time or the other. If ignored, acne can become infected, create scars, and pockmarks that become permanent on your face. I don’t want this to happen to you, so I have written …

Acne: 10 Most Common Myths

Word Count: 523 Summary: Acne has afflicted mankind for ages, so it is only natural that myths should grow up around it. Learn to dispel the myths and you are on your way to improving the condition. Keywords: acne, acne medication Article Body: What we think we know about acne is steadily being replaced by what scientists are learning. Meanwhile, many myths continue to circulate and endure. Clearing up some of the misunderstandings about acne is what this article is about. Myth #1: Acne only affects appearance Acne can also cause deep psychological distress. Severe acne can lead to low self-image and feeling depressed. There is a strong link between severe acne and social withdrawal. Myth #2: Acne is caused …

Acne – Types, Causes And Treatments

Word Count: 439 Summary: Acne Vulgaris, commonly referred to as pimples, is an inflammatory disease of the skin. This condition is very common in puberty. As one reaches their early twenties, it either disappears or decreases. Acne begins because of the comedo, an enlarged hair follicle plugged with oil and bacteria. The comedo is invisible to the naked eye and is present beneath the surface of the skin. When it gets the right condition, it grows into an inflamed lesion. The oil produced from the ski… Keywords: acne acne care acne cure skin care pimple natural acne cure acne remedies Article Body: Acne Vulgaris, commonly referred to as pimples, is an inflammatory disease of the skin. This condition is very …