Cellulite appears when a pocket of fat beneath the skin pushes on the connective tissue, creating a cottage cheese effect. Women are particularly prone to cellulite because their connective tissue is softer than men’s.
The ancient Greeks used vegetable-based treatments while the Romans preferred mineral baths to help heal blemishes. Many traditional methods still prove effective when it comes to fighting pimples, spots and blackheads. Nature has a few useful weapons we can employ in the battle against pimples, spots and blackheads. • To calm reddened, irritated skin, useContinue reading “Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Blemishes”
It has been said that the pain of passing a kidney stone is comparable to that of giving birth. Stones might pass in a few hours, but sometimes it takes days. It’s best to try to avoid developing them. Dehydration is a key factor. Lack of fluids prevents mineral salts in urine from being dissolved,Continue reading “Home Remedy: How to Prevent Kidney Stones”
If you suffer acute back pain, a short period of bed rest may help, but more than a couple of days will do more harm than good. Gentle exercise, such as cycling or swimming, improves circulation and helps prevent further problems. • Apply heat to a sore back. Good choices include compresses made with rosemaryContinue reading “Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Back Pain”
Pimples, blackheads and cysts are the bane of many an adolescent’s existence, but they don’t just occur during puberty. Studies show that about 50 percent of adults get acne as well and more than half of all women, regardless of age, get pimples or blackheads. The causes of acne vary, from hormonal changes that leadContinue reading “Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Acne”
The searing pain of heartburn can be brought on by eating spicy, fatty or acidic foods, or just by eating too much too quickly. Luckily, it is easy to combat—or to avoid altogether. When stomach acid backs up into the esophagus, you feel the burning pain of acid reflux. At the first sign of heartburn,Continue reading “Home Remedy: How to Get Rid of Acid Reflux”
Though this year has unfolded differently for many of us, graduation is still an AMAZING milestone and it should be celebrated! Here are quick and easy ways to celebrate with your family and friends while staying socially distant. These ideas are super flexible and affordable so you can put your own twist to it. WithContinue reading “2020 Quarantined Grad Celebration”