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Acne Face Map: What Are Your Breakouts Telling You

  Thanks to our friends at Eminence Organic Skin Care of Hungary for sharing these helpful skincare tips! Breakouts are a bummer. We all know the feeling (shock, despair, even awe) of spotting an angry zit on an otherwise flawless complexion. Before you raise your fists to the sky and desperately demand “Why me?!” take a breath. There is more to breakouts than meets the eye – and where they appear on your face can be the key to stopping them for good. Here is your guide to using a face map to decode what your breakouts are telling you.   Forehead: Unhealthy Eating & Stress In face mapping, your forehead is linked to your digestive and nervous systems, making it susceptible to diet- and stress-related breakouts. Are pimples popping up on...

Do you know what you are putting on your skin?

Dr. Fletcher talks about the importance of being aware of what it is you are putting on your skin! Did you know the average woman applies 15 - 30 skin care products per day and within those products are over 170 chemicals!   [embed]https://vimeo.com/313806899[/embed] The problem with these products is that many of the chemicals in them are not regulated and we now know that there is a link between some of these chemicals and certain cancers autoimmune diseases other health issues (drying/cracking of skin) Listen to Dr. Fletcher explain the importance of eliminating these chemicals from your lives and in turn living a healthier life! [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation/" text="Catch up on Monday Motivation Videos" ]...

Toxic Beauty

By Nancy Palermo MD Putting on makeup shouldn’t be like playing with matches. The average woman may place 15-20 beauty products on herself, exposing her body to up to 170 different ingredients daily. Recent studies suggest we may acquire more toxins through skin absorption and inhalation than through the food we eat. This raises new interest in many beauty care products known to contain potential toxic and carcinogenic chemicals. There is growing interest among consumers to eat organic foods free of processing and pesticides, yet they appear to be ignoring the impact of their personal care products on their health and well-being. The skin is the body’s largest organ so there is more surface area to absorb synthetic, toxic chemicals. Incidentally many beauty care products are designed to...