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We are VERY passionate about seaweed and it's amazing benefits for your skin and hair.  However, our love of seaweed extends beyond beauty. With it's salty taste and unique texture, seaweed is often overlooked in the kitchen, but its health benefits make it a culinary superstar. Here are just a few reasons you should consider incorporating seaweed into your diet: High protein content Rich in iron, iodine, potassium, magnesium, zinc, manganese and 60 trace minerals High Vitamin C content Anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory properties One of the richest plant sources of calcium Contains B12 (rarely found in vegetables) Provides a substance called alginic acid that helps the body eliminate...

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With the start of the school year, it feels like we have entered the last days of summer. However, there is still time to stock up on your favorite summer fruits and take advantage the plethora of health and skin benefits these naturally sweet treats offer. Berries - In addition to tasting great, berries such as blueberries, raspberries, strawberries are loaded with flavonoids and antioxidants, which can promote increased blood flow to your skin and decrease your sensitivity to light which helps improve your skin’s appearance, structure and texture. Cantaloupe - Eating just one quarter of this fruit covers your...

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A trip to the beach is the quintessential summer vacation. While simply being by the ocean can evoke feelings of relaxation and calm, a dip in the sea can have even greater health benefits for our skin and body.  The countless benefits of the sea have been long revered by cultures around the world. Thalassotherapy, the therapeutic use of the seawater has been utilized for its remarkable health effects since the mid 1800s. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider a trip to the ocean this summer.   Skin Health Arguably seawater’s greatest health benefit directly affects...

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Healthy Skin -

Summer is our favorite time of year – a time to relax, let loose and enjoy time with friends and family outdoors. While enjoying the warmer weather and sunshine, we often neglect our skin health. Here are our five top tips to maintain healthy summer skin this summer while still having fun:   1. Wear Sunscreen (Apply… and reapply!) - Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. With options including lotions, creams, ointments, gels, wax sticks, and sprays, there is no reason not to apply. We recommend using a teaspoon for the face and...

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Healthy Skin -

In recent years, more and more consumers and retailers are turning to natural beauty products that are paraben free. Parabens, which are the most widely used preservatives in beauty and personal care products, have become a concern due to their possible link to cancer and other health issues. What are parabens Parabens are esters that are commonly used in cosmetic and personal care products as preservatives. The most common parabens are methylparaben, ethylparaben, proplyparaben and butylparaben. Parabens are used in products to extend their shelf life and prevent the growth of fungi and bacteria in the products. What risks are...

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