If you haven’t discovered kimchi yet, read on. You’ll be surprised by the benefits of this Korean dish. With a growing worldwide interest in fermented and probiotic foods, it’s no surprise that a fermented vegetable side dish called kimchi is currently all the rage. Recognised as a functional food, kimchi was listed in the magazine […]
Your skin is your body’s largest organ and is sometimes the most overlooked in terms of care. Find information on skin conditions, diseases and allergies, caring for your skin and skin cancer.
Give your body a boost with versatile coconut oil. It’s the all-in-one health and beauty fix everyone’s talking about. From the kitchen to the bathroom to the bedroom, coconut oil has a number of surprising health benefits. We share five good reasons why you should always have a tub of coconut oil at hand… 1. […]
Natural facial oils are popping up on beauty counters across the globe, promising younger-looking, healthy, radiant skin. We take a look at how facial oils can give you beautiful skin. Most of the new facial oils that have hit the market in the last few years contain essential oils. Some products contain only one kind of essential oil, […]
Pregnancy is a time of great hormonal and physical changes in the body. Unfortunately, these changes can also affect your skin. Pregnancy affects the skin in a great variety of ways. Fortunately, most of these skin conditions disappear after the birth of your baby. Broken blood vessels Some pregnant women get a rosy glow – a result […]
Vitamin E is known for its skin-friendly properties and is used in thousands of skincare products. But why, exactly, is it so magical? Certain nutrients are essential to achieving and maintaining healthy skin. Of these, vitamin E is without doubt one of the superheroes. This fat-soluble vitamin, which can do its magic from both inside […]
When it comes to your skin, you are what you eat. The skin is the body’s largest organ, and apart from taking a beating from the elements, it has to contend with the toxins we ingest – all of which affecting how your skin looks and feels. Fortunately, paying close attention to your lifestyle can make […]
Good hygiene starts with correct hand washing. Yet, so many of us get it wrong – and may become seriously ill as a result. With life-threatening infectious diseases such as Ebola and swine flu presenting new global challenges, it’s important to take personal hygiene seriously. Hand washing protects us by removing infection-causing germs from our hands before […]
Summer means fun in the sun for most, but for a group of sun-sensitive people sunshine could have terrible consequences. Here’s all you need to know about summer sun allergy. With summer fast approaching, many of us are keen to get our bodies bikini-ready so that we can spend those lazy summer days on the beach. But […]
Your bald pate can now be covered by a youthful shock of hair. The world will look at you differently and you may even feel younger at heart.
There's definitely something about sporting a healthy tan, but it's best to get one without increasing your skin cancer risk. Here are the safest ways to get a beautiful, bronzed body.