Posts by Siobhan Landis

A Collection of Home Remedies Worth Trying

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 | 0 comments

I just read an article on preventing Urinary Tract Infections – something of interest to me, because I’ve had a few of them in the past few years – and there was a comment on the article with what looked like a really good suggestion. It occurred to me that there are probably a lot of great home remedies out there worth trying, before resorting to antibiotics and other modern medicine treatments. So, I figured I’d post this one here, and invite my readers to post their own. Urinary tract infections: It could also be an alkaline imbalance, which has similar symptoms to...

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7 Steps to Great Skin – Step 7: Choosing the Right Moisturizer

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012 | 4 comments

As we age, that lustrous, dewy complexion of our youth can seem very far away indeed. Proper skin care, including well-chosen moisturizers, can help to retain, or regain, that bright, youthful appearance that we all long to have. Moisturizers serve many purposes in keeping your skin looking great. A good moisturizer will both hydrate your skin AND seal that moisture in. Depending on your needs, it may also provide a long term improvement in the overall condition of your skin, healing existing skin damage, and preventing future skin damage. Here are various ingredients that can be found in...

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7 Steps to Great Skin – Step 6: Exfoliation

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 | 3 comments

What is exfoliation? Exfoliation is the process whereby your skin sheds dead cells, enabling younger ones, generated deep in the epidermis, to migrate upward to replace them. This shedding of dead skin cells unclogs pores, keeps skin clean, and helps reduce acne breakouts. As we age, the process tends to slow down, resulting in rough, dull looking skin. Why is it important? Getting rid of dead cells helps soften wrinkles and brighten skin. It also increases your cell turnover rate, resulting in a clearer, smoother, more even-toned skin. In addition, exfoliation improves penetration and...

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7 Steps to Great Skin – Step 5: Cleansing

Posted by on Jun 17, 2012 | 2 comments

RJ Thomas, from All Health Help, has graciously offered to write a post for my 7 Steps to Great Skin series describing how you can improve the condition and appearance of your skin through proper cleansing. Thank you, RJ! Siobhan * * * Why We Need To Cleanse Daily Cleansing of the skin is extremely important if you want it to look healthy and radiant. If cleansing is not done daily, the pores may begin to get clogged with dirt, oil and impurities which can eventually lead to acne breakouts. By cleansing the skin daily we make sure that the pores remain clear. Finding A Cleanser When looking...

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7 Steps to Great Skin – Step 3: You Are What You Eat

Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 | 9 comments

As you may have noticed, I started a 7 part series, 7 Steps to Great Skin quite a while ago. Suddenly, life got busy, and I never got around to finishing it. Step 3 was always planned to be “You are what you eat”. So you can imagine how happy I was when Daisy Raybould, of Revitalize Your Health offered to write this article for me, since it fits so well into my series. Thank you, Daisy! Siobhan * * * 5 Foods To Help You Achieve Beautiful Skin Everyone wants beautiful skin; some women spend hundreds of dollars for expensive creams and lotions that promise to make their skin soft,...

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