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Yes You Can Have Dry Skin in the Summer!

Yes You Can Have Dry Skin in the Summer!

Skin care use is usually much higher in the winter than in the warmer months.  We mistakenly believe that winter weather is much harsher on our skin and we have to protect ourselves only when the weather is cold.  But summer heat can be just a damaging to skin! Just like we are repeatedly told that we should apply sun block year round, after all, the sun is out every day no matter the season, we also need to learn that cold, dry weather isn’t the only threat to our skin.  Summer weather can cause dehydration very easily, and your skin...


Are Probiotics the Next Big Thing in Beauty Creams? Not So Fast!

Are Probiotics the Next Big Thing in Beauty Creams?  Not So Fast!

The latest “hot” ingredient for topical beauty products is probiotics.  Medical research has found many health issues to be linked to gut health and the proper balance of “good” bacteria.  Your intestinal tract accounts for a high percentage of your immune system, and a healthy immune system relies on an abundance of good flora in your gut.  “ Dysbiosis [imbalance] of the gut bacteria communities can cause many chronic diseases, such as inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, cancer, and autism.”  International Journal of Molecular Sciences These revelations about the importance of good bacteria (probiotics) for our overall health has led to research...


Beyond the Cruelty-Free Label: Bel Essence Supports Animal Conservation

Beyond the Cruelty-Free Label:  Bel Essence Supports Animal Conservation

Bel Essence, a natural skin care line certified cruelty free by LeapingBunny.org, goes beyond the label with sponsorship of events supporting animal conservation. Bel Essence takes their cruelty-free label seriously.  The skin care line, known for its unique concept of nutrition for the skin and healthy skin solutions,  steps from behind the label to promote causes supporting animal conservation.  Bel Essence backs Moda 360 (moda360intl.com), an art, fashion and film event produced by Bel Esprit.  Moda 360 promotes independent and emerging artists, fashion designers and filmmakers with a collaborative platform presenting creative work at The New Mart in Downtown LA...


We Already Have a Powerful Weapon to Conquer Aging

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Guess what Hollywood, employers, and youth-obsessed culture...  The US is getting older.  According to the 2014 American Community Survey (source:  U.S. Census Bureau), the median age in the US is 37.7 – almost 40!!!  The youngest state is Utah, with a median age of 30.5, and the oldest is Maine with a median age of 44.1.  Despite our society collectively growing older, we obsess about staying young.   We want to be young to recapture the energy, vitality and health we had at that time, but not sacrifice the knowledge and wisdom we gained with age.  The fountain of youth we...


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