lemongrass

Lemongrass

Apart from commonly listed usage of lemongrass, this article explains why it is the most natural and effective insect repellent, especially to mosquitoes.

Some ingredients or products that you are using are causing your lips to be chapped and painful!

Lip Care

Lips licking is not the best solution to keep your lips moisturized, especially if you are plagued with dry, chapped lips! Besides drinking enough water, here are a few ways to manage dry lips!

Benefits of using honey for skin and health

Honey, Royal Jelly & Propolis

Bees might just turn out to be your favourite insect after all. Not only are they cute and fuzzy, they also produce these fresh ingredients full of benefits for our skin and health. These delicious yet natural products can be either eaten for health benefits, or applied to the skin as a healthy skincare product! Un-Bee-livable, right?

What is sweet almond oil good for?

Almond Oil

Beyond sweet and bitter, almond oil has different mode of extraction resulting into virgin, refined and unrefined. Learn how these affect quality.

Japanese culture creates quality outcomes

Japanese Culture: Foundation to Great Products

Japanese products are well-known for their best standards and quality, but what attributes of the Japanese culture relate to this remarkable differences for mass choice of Japanese products?

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Understanding Halal Skincare

What constitutes a skincare ‘halal’? Explained from two different standpoints about halal. Common misconceptions explained. Benefits of halal skincare.

How I Overcame Dry Skin

There are many factors that affect dry skin, from skin disorders to simply dietary choices. This is a journey of a young woman on a mission to find healing in her skin problems.

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Harmful Ingredients in Lipsticks

Time to be aware about your favourite lippie! What’s in it that you might be consuming too much over time? We researched top 5 ingredients that you need to know before purchasing your next lipstick!

uses and benefits of konjac sponge!

Konjac

Not common in the west, Konjac has been used medically in China and Japan since 206 BC. Find out how it is perfect for pore cleasing & skin exfoliation.

salmon omega oils and nuts

Omega

You probably know about fish oils as a source of omega-3, but did you know you can get it in other forms? Furthermore, Omega 6 and 9 play a part in our health as well.

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The Science to Reverse Aging

When the years catch on with us, we might find ourselves overwhelmed by changes in our bodies. Many would dread aging symptoms such as wrinkles and fine lines. However, it is possible to age gracefully, with each year bringing new possibilities.

The Science of Aging

Aging is what we cannot avoid. What’s the science behind aging, and how we can counteract this inevitable process?

sugary foods

How Carbohydrate & Sugar Affects ACNE

Once in a while, our sugar cravings consume us. Our love for rice may be never-ending. But have we stopped to think, how these may be affecting our skin health, and why those acne marks are never fading?

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Pearl Powder

Recorded in Compendium of Materia to Medica in China’s Ming Dynasty, acient Chinese and Japanese has since found the powerful beauty effects of pearl powder.

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Skin Flora For Beautiful Skin

Skin flora, microbiome, are a group of micro-organism living on the surface of our skin. They form a symbiosis relationship with us, in which we supply them with nutrients as food, while they produce substances we need and decompose waste for us. Keeping them in healthy will benefit will give us good skin condition.

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Minerals For Skin

Most of us aren’t sure what minerals for skin we should specifically look for, nor are we adequately informed what our skin actually needs in order for it to look the way we would like it to look. Here is a list of 5 most important minerals and what they are for.

Halal skincare is truly a wonderful celebration of life, beauty, and spiritual practice

How To Take Good Care of the Skin in the Holy Month of Ramadan

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims practice a different daily routine from normal. Such a change will affect the body’s regularity, creating a cascading effect. This article goes into detail on steps to counteract the change, to maintain a healthy and energetic body and skin.