Your skincare products may be harmful!

There are thousands of pores on every square inch of skin, acting as a thousand open mouths, absorbing that which is applied to the skin directly into the bloodstream and lymphatic system. Unlike foods, toxins absorbed through the skin bypass the organism’s natural defense mechanisms. Recent studies have shown that we may actually acquire more toxins through skin absorption than through the foods we eat, this is especially true due to the lack of regulations banning synthetic chemicals from skin care products. As the largest organ in the body, skin has a fundamental impact on the immune system and metabolic functioning. Restricting exposure to toxic synthetics and cleansing harmful substances.

Be kind to YOURSELF!

Imagine that you had someone with you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and that person were unable to leave your side–ever. Now, imagine that you had to speak to that person all day, every  day, without pause. They could not respond and all they could do was listen.  Now, what if the majority of what you said to this person was negative? What  would happen if the main things that they heard were;  they were not good enough, strong enough, thin  enough, smart enough, pretty enough or successful enough? And, when you did not spend that time hurling insults at them, you  would be insulting, criticizing and.

The road to “Happiness”

Ohh, the endless search for “happiness”. Why is it so very elusive, this “happiness”? Why do others seem to have “it” and I do not? When will it find me? Oh, if only i were thinner or prettier or richer or finally found my soul mate…..then I would be happy! right?. I think the reason that this coveted “happiness” is so very elusive, is because it does not really exist! Not in the way we think it does. It never arrives in the form of tangible things. It never appears in the form of a person or a place. You can posses all the riches in the world, you could.

Managing dry skin..

South Tampa Skincare Blog for November- How to manage dry skin during the winter months and beyond… Dry skin can be very uncomfortable and drive you mad.  It feels tight, it  peels, flakes and in some cases cracks(which if left unattended can lead to infection). So who wants itchy, tight, flaky, infected skin? No one, that’s who! So, how do we prevent or repair dry skin? First we start by identifying the causes. First offender is usually a change in weather, i.e. from hot to cold. When there is less moisture in the air, the skin suffers. We usually also crank up the heat indoors, which compounds the problem and.