Beauty: Skin, Hair & Nails

Alopecia areata - Dr. Axe

Alopecia Areata: 9 Natural Ways to Treat Hair Loss

Alopecia areata affects 2 percent of the worldwide population. And although it doesn’t cause physical pain or make you feel sick, it can be a psychologically devastating disease. This autoimmune disease involves the loss of hair around the scalp, face and parts of the body. It can come on at any time, without warning. It’s commonly misdiagnosed as other types … Read More

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Keratosis pilaris - Dr. Axe

Clear Up “Chicken Skin” With 6 Natural Keratosis Pilaris Treatments

Have you ever experienced “chicken skin” on your arms or legs? If so, you’re not alone. Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition, affecting nearly 50–80 percent of adolescents and 40 percent of adults. (1) It looks like tiny, rough-feeling bumps on the skin that may be mistaken for small pimples. But, it’s a completely different skin issue. Although keratosis … Read More

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Are High Heels Bad for Your Feet (Here’s How They Destroy Your Body)

Are high heels bad for your feet? Most people get it, understanding that heels aren’t the healthiest choice when it comes to footwear. Still, many love them regardless, since they make your legs look longer and even sometimes thinner. The trouble is if you’re not being diligent about proper strengthening and stretching to mitigate high heel damage, you could be setting … Read More

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Keratin treatment - Dr. Axe

Keratin Treatment Dangers + 6 Natural Hair Treatment Alternatives

Have you tried Brazilian hair straightening, also known as Brazilian keratin treatment? Many people see the keratin treatment before and after pictures and read the keratin treatment reviews and think it must be the best keratin treatment available. The results are just so impressive, particularly for people with especially unmanageable hair. I’m not trying to deny that this treatment often works for a … Read More

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Hypothalamus function - Dr. Axe

6 Natural Ways to Boost Hypothalamus Function

The hypothalamus is an essential part of the human brain and is often considered the “control center” for most hormones. Its working relationship with the pituitary gland as well as the adrenal glands affects our nervous systems as well as our endocrine systems. But what does the hypothalamus do exactly? For starters, it plays a part in our calorie intake, weight … Read More

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Dangers of Synthetic Scents Include Cancer, Asthma, Kidney Damage and More

The dangers of synthetic scents aren’t always evident, but we have the science to prove that everyone, regardless of age or health, needs to make avoiding fake fragrances a major priority. A National Academy of Sciences points out some vital facts: About 95 percent of chemicals used in synthetic fragrances are derived from petroleum (crude oil). They include benzene derivatives … Read More

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Dangerous Kids’ Makeup, Including the 11 Scariest Ingredients

The only thing scarier than kids’ Halloween costumes this time of year is the ingredients in dangerous kids’ makeup used to get them in character. An eye-opening 2016 report published by the Breast Cancer Fund and spearheaded by the organization’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics sheds a light on the dangerous kids’ makeup commonly used this time of year for face painting. … Read More

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How to Get Rid of Pimples

One of the most annoying and embarrassing blemishes everyone has to do deal with at some point in time is the pimple. The most common skin condition in America, acne, often called zits, seems to pop up out of nowhere. However, there are all-natural ways for how to get rid of pimples, including home remedies for acne that really work.  That’s … Read More

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How to Get Rid of Warts Naturally

Have you ever had a wart somewhere on your body or do you have one right now? In healthy individuals, about 20 percent of warts clear up within three months, and 60 percent resolve within two years. This means that treatment is not always needed, but it’s often desired since warts can be painful, irritating and embarrassing. (1) The good news is that … Read More

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Stop Plantar Warts in Their Tracks the Natural Way

Have you ever had a hard, grainy or fleshy growth on your foot that may or may not have been painful? If the answer is “yes,” then you might already be familiar with plantar warts. These unwanted growths are most common on the parts of the sole that receive pressure when standing or walking. Warts on the soles of the feet are called plantar warts. … Read More

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