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Everything You Need to Know About Gold Face M...

Gold face masks can be used for rejuvenating facials. Learn about the benefits of gold leaf face masks in 24k skin care.

Tara GhalamborSeptember 27th 2018
 gold foil face mask

Herbal Teas to Cool the Skin and Body

​​Herbal tea with cooling herbs can be a refreshing addition to a cooling diet. Check out these recipes for cooling herbal drinks to keep your temperature low.

Amy Branum, AHPAugust 27th 2018
potpourri of dried tea leaves and herbs

Why People Visit An Alternative Medical Pract...

​​Alternative medicine has benefits that conventional medicine doesn’t. Learn about the benefits of visiting an integrative medicine practitioner.

Alexis MeyerAugust 26th 2018
integrative medical practitioner office

Discover Your Skin's Superpower

Your skin is part of a personal journey, revealing more than you think. Whether you are feeling great or down, learn what your skin is trying to tell you.  

Keira Barr, MDJune 17th 2018
Happy black woman outside in pink dress with radiant and beautiful skin

Sugaring: An All-Natural Way to Remove Unwant...

Are you looking for a way to naturally remove unwanted hair? Sugaring is a natural hair removal method, and it's easy and cheap.

Elizabeth "Libby" PostMay 13th 2018
Sugaring solution for hair removal dripping from a spoon

Can Massages Help Eczema?

Eczema treatment is different for everyone who suffers from the skin conditions. Eczema massages with essential oils for eczema can help itchy skin.

Andrea LeungApril 28th 2018
woman getting massage for eczema

Green Chakra and Your Skin

​​The heart chakra is associated with the heart and the color green. Learn how to correct a heart chakra imbalance and open the green chakra.

Kim Lee, ND, MH, LEMarch 6th 2018
green house plant for heart chakra energy

Natural Remedies for Eczema

Natural oils can be great natural moisturizers for eczema. Learn more about coconut oil and sunflower oils for eczema.

Caitlyn DagenetFebruary 28th 2018
Solid coconut oil with spoon and flowers on wooden table

Dead Sea Mud Masks

Dead sea mud masks have many benefits for your skin including anti-aging, wound healing, prevention of infections, and is involved in cleansing pores. 

Tammy WuFebruary 7th 2018
woman with dead sea mud mask remains on face

Holiday Home Spa: Myrrh & Frankincense Bath

Make your home feel like the holidays with a frankincense and myrrh oil bath. Frankincense essentail oil will make your home feel like a spa and give you a relaxing bath.

Paz Vizcarra, MSTCM, LAcFebruary 7th 2018
People bathing in an outdoor medicated spa bath

Dosha Balancing Kitchari Recipe

Leanr how to cook a delicious dosha balancing Kitchari recipe. The kitchari spice blend along with the other ingredients can help blance your skin.

Aunna Pourang, MDJanuary 7th 2018
Delicious kitchari in a bowl with cilantro

Dermatologist Tips to Break The Itch Scratch ...

The itch scratch cycle is challenging and frustrating in dry skin and eczema. Learn from a dermatologist on tips to break the itch scratch cycle.

Vivian Shi, MD January 4th 2018
Itching on the arm

Herbal Tea for Hydrated Skin Recipe

Herbal tea can keep the skin feeling refreshed. Herbal teas are great to add to your skin care regimen for clear radiant skin. Try this herbal tea recipe for hydrated skin.

Amy Branum, AHPSeptember 15th 2017
Dried herbs and tea leaves potpourri

Skin From an Ayurvedic Lens: Ayurvedic Elemen...

Take a look through an Ayurvedic lens at the ayurvedic element approach. Taking an alternative approach to your regular skin care routine may help your skin.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APJune 19th 2017
Man standing at seashore looking at sunset horizon

The Solar Plexus Chakra: Spring Clean Your "Y...

The physical location of this chakra is the solar plexus. "Solar" is an appropriate word, as the greatest yellow energy in our lives is the sun

Kim Lee, ND, MH, LEJune 5th 2017
Woman outdoors with white shirt and yellow flower

Flower Essences for Positive Body Image

Flower essences can be highly beneficial in fighting low self-esteem. Flower essences can clear emotional blockers that are holding us back.

Amy Branum, AHPMay 2nd 2017
Smiling woman with flower crown

The Sacral Chakra: Balancing Your "Orange" En...

When it comes to the second sacral chakra it is also responsible for sensuality, intimacy, self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-worth.

Kim Lee, ND, MH, LEMarch 22nd 2017
Orange sacral chakra flower in green bush

DIY Pearl Powder Face Mask for Skin Brighteni...

Create your own pearl powder face mask to brighten your skin. Pearl powder is full of ingredients that can be used to brighten your skin.

Paz Vizcarra, MSTCM, LAcMarch 8th 2017
Young woman outside in pearls with glowing skin

DIY Face Mask: Balancing Oily Skin During Kap...

Balancing your oily skin during kapha season can be done with your very own face mask made at home. Balance your oily skin and find a skin care routine that works for your oily skin.

Amy Branum, AHPMarch 3rd 2017
Woman wearing sweater during cool, damp, kapha season

The Root Chakra: Balancing Your "Red" Energy

Red is a stimulating color and can get out of balance. Check out these tips to help balance your "red" chakra.

Kim Lee, ND, MH, LEFebruary 15th 2017
Woman in red clothing and red lipstick outside with sun behind her

Surprising Connection Between Meditation and ...

The connection between mediation and skin inflammation is that meditation can be anti-inflammatory for your skin. Read about the science of meditation.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDFebruary 14th 2017
Woman with long black hair wearing striped pants and white button down shirt sitting cross-legged and meditating by a pond in Thailand

5 Simple Steps to a Meditative Home Spa

Take the time to relax by creating a home spa for meditation. Use a bath bomb to relax and slow yourself down.

Anais Foley-KennedyFebruary 3rd 2017
Woman in relaxing outdoor spa bath

Skin Food: Why I Love Kefir!

Kefir grains are great for your skin. Learn what kefir is and why it is so great for your skin. Kefir can be mixed into a lot of different foods.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcJanuary 24th 2017
Kefir with strawberries in square jar

Kansa Wand Massage for Facial Rejuvenation

The kansa wand massager is great for facial rejuvenation. A kansa wand massage can rejuvenate your skin and create a brighter appearance.

Melanie SachsJanuary 13th 2017
Woman with LED lights around her youthful face

Skin Research Spotlight: Body Work for Cellul...

Can massage help your cellulite? Read more to see the latest research. 

Ramses DelgadilloJanuary 11th 2017
Woman in a field without cellulite on her legs

Sparkle & Shimmer Into the New Year!

Sparkle on New Year's with glitter polish, face highlter, shimmer eyeshadow, and other fun beauty tricks!

Anais Foley-KennedyDecember 31st 2016
Woman blowing starts from her hands

Beauty: The Forgotten Wisdom

What is real beauty? Read to find out more. Learn about beauty from an Ayurvedic perspective.

Manisha Kshirsagar, BAMS (Ayurveda, India)December 27th 2016
Beautiful Indian woman inside and out

Rejuvenate Your Skin with Ayurvedic Facial Ma...

Rejuvenate your skin with an ayurvedic facial massage. Love your skin and treat it to an Ayurvedic marma type facial massage.

Melanie SachsDecember 21st 2016
Woman with glowing skin from Ayurvedic facial massage

Sleep for Healthy, Beautiful Skin

Sleep is very important for beautiful glowing skin. Healthy skin needs sleep to help rejuvenate and replenish the skin while you were sleeping. Sleep is great for skin hydration. 

Anna PleetDecember 2nd 2016
Woman sleeping in relaxing room to improve her skin health

Skin Food: Beauty Soup Recipe

Get the soup recipe that will help clear your skin. This beauty soup recipe has many great ingredients to help your skin care routine.

Christina Kung, DAOM, LAcNovember 26th 2016
Woman drinking Beauty Soup for youthful skin

Discover Your Own Beautiful Skin with Ayurved...

Ayurveda can help you discover your own beautiful glowing skin. Ayurvedic medicine may help you find a few new habits that can improve your skin routine.

Melanie SachsNovember 15th 2016
Woman in forest outside

DIY Angelica Root Home Spa Bath

Turn your home into a spa with this DIY angelica root bath recipe. Try an angelica root bath to heal and soothe dry skin during the fall and winter months.

Paz Vizcarra, MSTCM, LAcNovember 7th 2016
Angelica root dry skin spa bath items

Fall Dry Skin DIY: Vata Clay Face Masks

Create your own clay face mask for dry skin. Weather can effect your skin. Stay ahead of dry skin with this DIY clay mask perfect for vata skin types.

Amy Branum, AHPOctober 24th 2016
Woman looking at the sun with . scarf on her face

Facial Rejuvenation DIY: Shatavari Mask

Create your own Shatavari mask to help rejuvenate your skin. Facial rejuvenation can be achieved through DIY Shatavari masks. Rejunivate your skin now!

Paz Vizcarra, MSTCM, LAcOctober 17th 2016
Woman with face mask and cucumbers

Rose Baths for Skin Rejuvenation

Rejuvenate and love your skin with a relaxing rose bath.Learn how to rejuvinate your skin with rose baths and all the ingredients you will need.

Paz Vizcarra, MSTCM, LAcOctober 1st 2016
Red rose on folded white towel with window in the background

What Is Aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils or other aromatic parts of a plant to help improve physical and mental health through smell. Learn the skin benefits

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcAugust 31st 2016
Aromatherapy essential oil in a bottle surrounded by leaves and flowers on a white canvas