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Seasonal Allergies

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It's that time of year!  What's going on?  Seasonal allergies (play sad music) Allergies can happen when your immune system overreacts to a foreign substance. Your immune system will start making antibodies, that identify a particular allergen as harmful, even though it isn't.  Cause may be: Immune deficiency - low vitamin D - toxins in liver- depending how well you treated yourself in the winter may determine how your allergies will be. Allergies can:  inflame your skin Sinuses  airways   digestive system. Allergies are usually treated with: antihistamines Antihistamine side effects Dry mouth                 ...

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Harmful Chemicals in Hair Products

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Strong and healthy hair is every naturalistas goal. However, to achieve this, one needs to pay special attention to small details including the ingredients contained in the products you use in your hair care regimen. A surprisingly large number of hair products in the market contain chemicals that do more harm than good to our curls and kinks. That's why you should be able to spot these ingredients and stay away from them. The common culprits are alcohols, sulfates and mineral oil.   1. Alcohol  If you take a look at most hair care products in the market, you'll note...

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7 Ways to take care of high porosity hair

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Porosity is the measure of your hair's ability to absorb and retain moisture. When you look at a strand of hair using a microscope, a healthy strand has a smooth surface.

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Hygral Fatigue

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Hygral Fatigue and How to Prevent It   We all know that moisture plays an important role in hair growth. It makes the hair elastic which reduces breakage and also makes it less prone to tangles. These are key factors in retaining length as your hair grows. However, like everything else in life, too much moisture in the hair is not a good thing. It leads to what is referred to as hygral fatigue or in simpler terms, moisture overload. So, What Exactly is Hygral Fatigue? Hygral fatigue is a state where your hair cuticle is damaged after being exposed...

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7 Essential Oils for Stress and Anxiety

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These days there's so much uncertainty and fear waving around.  We have all experienced a little or alot of anxiety at some point.  There's help!  Essential oils can help to soothe you and keep you on track.  Aromatherapy treatment is the act of breathing in the fragrance of essential oils to progress your well-being. One way they work is that by invigorating the scent receptors in your nose, they can send messages to your nervous system. They are also thought to have an impact on the body’s chemical and energy centers. Fragrance based treatment is frequently utilized as a normal...

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