Skin Health
Could kimchi be one of the world’s healthiest foods?

Could kimchi be one of the world’s healthiest foods?

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 […]

How facial oils can give you beautiful skin

How facial oils can give you beautiful skin

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 and your skin

Pregnancy and your skin

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 and your skin

Vitamin E and your skin

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 […]

Your life is in your hands

Your life is in your hands

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 […]