It might be the perfect addition to fancy coffees and baked treats, but cinnamon’s potent properties make it a strong player in the world of natural beauty remedies.
Charcoal has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. In Ancient Egypt it was used to cure a number of ailments such as digestive disorders, bee stings, skin rashes and was even ingested to counteract the effects of poisonous animal bites. Not only is this magical substance useful in the medical sense, but its beauty uses are endless.
Thanks to self-styled, celebrity lifestyle gurus like Gwyneth Paltrow and Blake Lively, detox diets have exploded in popularity. In its strictest form, Gwyneth’s cleanse involves mixing things like alkaline water, pHours salt, aloe vera and young Thai coconut together, meaning you consume mostly liquids for an entire week, with the odd salad thrown in for something to chew.
I’ve been curious about pole fitness classes for quite some time now. The balance, core strength and coordination required to even lift yourself off the ground is staggering. But seeing as “flexible” is not a word I would use to describe myself, I thought it best to take baby steps before delving in to the world of pole dancing. Enter Plastic Body to save the day.
Beauty products and treatments today contain a staggering amount of synthetic ingredients and chemicals. In many cases, we have no idea what kind of potentially negative effects these ingredients may or may not have on our bodies in the long run, inside and out. As our skin absorbs over 64% of what we put on it, and with skin sensitivity and allergies on the rise, it’s no wonder that women are on the search for more natural solutions. Sara Al Hassoun is one Saudi entrepreneur that has her clients’ health as well as their beauty on her mind.