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Are You “Embalming” Your Own Hair?

February 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Hair Care

…he last two years she had spent thousands of dollars on weaves and hair extensions trying to repair the damage. What happened? Katie had fallen prey to the beauty industry’s false advertising. She had given herself an at-home keratin treatment. Keratin is a protein that’s found naturally in your hair and nails. Keratin hair treatments promise to end frizz and give you smooth manageable locks. You just apply a keratin solution to your hair and the…

Why Your Skin Is Starving

February 4, 2016 by  
Filed under Skincare

…ective barrier called the “acid mantle.” The mantle’s slightly acidic pH protects your skin from environmental dangers, like toxins, viruses, bacteria and other threats. This fatty sebum maintains the structure of your skin’s keratin. That’s the protein that helps your skin hold moisture. Fats on the outer skin layer keep the acid mantle water-tight, so moisture won’t escape. That means your skin stays hydrated, firm and smooth. Fats make up the…

Secret “Tree of Life”

October 13, 2011 by  
Filed under Skincare

…ike toxins, viruses, bacteria and other attackers. This barrier also works as an antioxidant. It protects skin from water loss, and it maintains the correct hardness of the water-holding protein that makes up your skin called keratin. The MCTs in coconut oil benefit your skin because they reinforce your protective barrier and increase your proteins that hold on to water. MCTs also help maintain your skin’s ph balance. In order to stay water-tight…

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