Why You Do Want Bacteria on Your Skin

The gut gets the majority of the attention when we talk about the microbiome. The digestive system is home to trillions of organisms that can affect the body, but it is definitely not the only place these bacteria exist. You’ve heard all about the probiotics that feed your gut. But the newest probiotics are aimed at bettering your skin—and the trillions of microbes that live there. “We already know that a […]

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Best Supplements for Clear Skin

Thought acne was something only teenagers worried about? Think again. Adult acne is on the rise with many women reporting cases of persistent of outbreaks that extend far beyond their teens. Fortunately, there are a variety of ways to treat acne and control outbreaks—no matter what your age. While there’s no single cause for acne, experts agree that lacking certain nutrients may play a role. These are the vitamins, minerals, […]

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Sunburn Remedies Unveiled

Summer is on it’s way and with it comes the joy – and pain – of bare skin under the sun. Many Asians have a false sense of security thinking that they won’t burn. The truth is that while Asian skin does not burn as quickly as Caucasian skins, the greater all-day-round UV exposure at our equatorial position can nullify that advantage and lead to a nasty burn at the end […]

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