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Wheat can be lurking in your skin care

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Yesterday Tricia told us how an interaction with a spa product ingredient triggered investigative work to find out why she reacted to it...If you listened in yesterday, you learned that PARFUM was the culprit that triggered a skin reaction in Tricia. Parfum is often a compilation of various perfume ingredients. It could be just ONE of those ingredients that trigger a skin reaction, but you won't know which one. So Tricia must avoid anything that says "parfum", "perfume", or "fragrance". (Read yesterday's post.)But it doesn't end there, and this is where I want to point out something important if you're...

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5 Benefits of Avocados for the Face

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5 Benefits of Avocados for the Face

Avocados and avocado oil are great for the skin. From making your skin feel supple, to enhancing your skin's barrier function, avocados are a huge benefit. We've packed avocado puree and avocado oil in our popular Avocado

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Parfum caused Tricia's psoriasis (how she dealt with it)

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How Tricia handles her allergic reactions to ingredients in skin care and food A group of 8 of us sat around a large table at Seasons 52 in Seaport, San Diego.Sitting next to me was Tricia Callahan of Once a Month Meals. We were introduced at a conference and I was delighted to be invited to join this table of very intelligent and creative people.Little did I know that it was Tricia's conversation with the waiter that caught my attention the most.It went something like this:  The waiter begins to scribble Tricia's order as she places it, but Tricia interrupts him to...

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Best treatment for dry skin (hands and feet)

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What's the best treatment for dry hands and feet? Beesilk lotion bars. Learn how to best apply it for effective dry skin treatment.

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What Causes Chapped Lips?

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What Causes Chapped Lips?

If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only have one skin care product, what would it be? Forget being stranded...that'll never happen. Let's start over: You're heading to the Canary Islands, with your toddler, your father-in-law (with his blood pressure medication), your husband (who suffers from sleep apnea), your bag of toiletries, a few oranges, and a reservation for the Radisson Blu Resort hotel. Now guess what you'll need? Pretty much... a lot of lip balm. Here's why: The outdoor elements: wind, sun and cold weather, cause chapped lips. Your toddler has this habit of licking his...

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