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Japanese Beauty Secret

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Japanese Beauty SecretWhat Japanese Ladies Have Known for Centuries…

Besides being the staple food, the rice also has been part of Japanese women’s beauty rituals since ancient times.

Geisha used leftover water from washing rice in the bath for smooth and luminous skin. The rice has been appreciated for its ability to make the skin clearer, brighter, provide even tone, lessen the dark spots and give the skin a smooth texture.

The rice promotes collagen production due to the presence of linoleic acid. As a result the rice is able to diminish the wrinkles and rejuvenate the skin.

Japanese Beauty SecretSimple Rice Mask

Mix some rice flour or powder with some mineral water, apply and leave it on the skin for 10-15 minutes. Wash it off gently with warm water.

Instead of water you can use milk or yogurt and add some honey.

Rice Water

Wash and cook the rice and use the leftover…

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Sun-Kissed Naturally – Use Natural Oils As Sunscreen

Packing your bags? Read how to make non-toxic sunscreen and sun tanniing oil.

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Is Your Sunscreen Giving You Cancer?

Most of the commercial sunscreens contain dangerous ingredients like Oxybenzone, Retinyl Palminate, Para amino benzoic acid, Octyl salicyclate, Cinoxate, Dioxybenzone, Phenylbenzimidazole, Homosalate, Menthyl anthranilate, Octocrylene, Methoxycinnamate, Parabens etc.

Most of those common ingredients can actually provoke cancer, create hormonal disruptions and many other health issues!

Natural Dental CareNatural Oils Can Be Used As Sunscreen

It is not widely known that natural oils do offer great SPF protection.

For example red raspberry seed oil is SPF 28-50, carrot seed oil SPF 38-40, wheat germ oil SPF 20, karanja (pongamia) oil SPF 20, hazelnut oil SPF 15 non-GMO soybean oil SPF 10.

Other oils, such as coconut oil, jojoba oil olive oil, macadamia oil, sesame oil, avocado oil, hempseed oil, and shea butter offer low SPF protection (SPF2-8).

Red Raspberry Seed Oil – The Sunscreen of Choice!

Red Raspberry Seed Oil is a great choice not only because of very…

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Delicious Spicy Pumpkin Soup. Great For Weight Loss.

It’s that time of the year again 🙂

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Spicy Pumpkin Soup RecipeSpicy Pumpkin Soup. Simple and delicious. Great for those who want to lose weight.

Many people know that pumpkin is extremely rich in vitamins such as A, C and vitamin-E that’s why it can help greatly in keeping our eyesight sharp.

What’s a little less known is that the pumpkin can keep us  feeling full for longer on fewer calories. 100 g provides only 26 calories and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol.  This is why the pumpkin is recommended as part of many weight loss programs.

I recently experimented with a new way of making the pumpkin soup and we all loved it, so I am sharing the recipe.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Preparation and cooking time

  • 40 minutes.
  • Serves 4.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of pumpkin (around 600-700grams)
  • 1 tbs of coconut oil
  • 2 onions
  • some ginger
  • 5-6 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups (400-500ml) of coconut milk
  • 3 cups of water
  • Thyme, salt, pepper
  • 1 tsp of chili…

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