Inside Bondi Kiss Lip Balm: Ingredients Breakdown

Wondering, “What’s inside Bondi Kiss lip balm?” The wait is over. We’re breaking down all of our ingredients so you know exactly what you’re getting and how it can benefit you.

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Inside Bondi Kiss Lip Balm: Ingredients Breakdown

Wondering, “What’s inside Bondi Kiss lip balm?” The wait is over. We’re breaking down all of our ...

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Instantly Ageless: Reduce The Appearance of Fine Lines & Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Did you know Paw Paw Ointment can help abolish the irritating wrinkles, redness or darkness in the area under your eyes? Read more to find out how and how it should it be applied...

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Instantly Ageless: Reduce The Appearance of Fine Lines & Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Did you know Paw Paw Ointment can help abolish the irritating wrinkles, redness or darkness in th...

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5 Reasons Your Lips Need SPF

We love the sun, but it doesn’t always love us back. The reality is that 2 in 3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. It’s a worrying statistic. If you’re like us, you know that the sun can be your best friend and worst enemy. We love it, and we hate it. The good news is that you don’t have to worry about the sun if you take the necessary precautions and wear sunscreen every time you go out. There’s just one issue, while we’re slathering our faces and bodies with a protective layer we tend to forget a crucial area: our lips. SPF isn’t just for your face and days at the beach. It’s vital for your lips. Unfortunately, a study recently revealed that 60 per cent of sunscreen users don't protect their lips with lip sunscreen or lip balm with SPF. That’s a problem. Lips are already vulnerable to sun damage because of their regular and direct exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays, and that’s why it’s so important to use a lip balm with at least SPF 15 or higher. Some dermatologists even say that using lip gloss without SPF might increase your possibility of developing skin cancer by acting as a magnifying glass for the sun’s rays. Still need more convincing? Here are just a few reasons your lips need SPF.  Lip Cancer  The Skin Cancer Foundation reports that 81 per cent of lip cancers appear on the lower lip and that your risk of lip cancer escalates with cumulative exposure to the sun. In fact, your lips are at risk of the two most common types of skin cancer: basal and squamous cell carcinoma. To protect yourself and your lips, lip balm with SPF inside is the best thing you can do for yourself.  Sunburn  We’ve all experienced a sunburn before. It hurts to the touch, and sometimes you just want to cry. Now, imagine that pain on your lips. If you let yourself get a lip sunburn, it will hurt every time you eat, drink, and speak. Worse yet, your lips are made of thinner, more delicate skin, so they’re even more susceptible to damage and pain.  Hydration  Have you ever had dry, cracked lips that you just couldn’t moisturize no matter how hard you tried? Most likely it was because your lips hadn’t been protected with SPF. Sun damage dries out your lips to a level that no amount of balm, salve, or water can help. Using a lip balm with SPF keeps your lips hydrated and kissable.  Healing  There are even side benefits to using sunscreen for your lips. Most often, the formula for SPF also helps repair redness, heal cracks, and soothe other issues. When you use SPF lip balm it should help you seal in moisture and protect from dry and cold air as well as sun damage. Remember, sun damage builds over time, so it’s never too late to start good practices by using our lip balm with SPF to protect your skin. They key is to make sure you buy the best product and to reapply often when you’re out and about for the best protection.

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5 Reasons Your Lips Need SPF

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3 Simple Detox Bath Recipes for a Healthier You

After a long day at the office or a busy weekend completing chores, there’s nothing better than coming home and taking a nice, hot, and relaxing bath, except if you turn it into a detox bath. Detox baths are incredible. Not only do they melt away stress, but they also help remove toxins from your body to boost your health and help you feel amazing. If you’re looking for a natural way to better health, try out these three effective detox bath blend recipes. Salt DetoxSalt baths are great for soothing skin irritation, boosting magnesium levels, and overall detoxing your body. Salt also helps to naturally balance the moisture content in your skin to improve circulation and enhance your body’s natural healing process.Recipe: 2 ounces Himalayan salt 2 ounces Epsom salt 2 ounces baking soda 3 ounces Apple Cider Vinegar 10 drops of essential oils (we recommend peppermint or lavender) Instructions:Dissolve the salt and baking soda in boiling water and set aside. Then, fill your tub with warm/hot water and add the apple cider vinegar. Finally, pour in the salt and essential oils. Soak for 30 minutes, or as long as you desire. Just be careful when getting out. Detox baths can leave you feeling tired or lightheaded, so take it easy. Clay DetoxClay is excellent for pulling a variety of toxins from the body including heavy metals. It also gently detoxes your skin while balancing your hormones.Recipe: 4 ounces bentonite clay 4 ounces Epsom salts 3 drops of lavender essential oil 3 drops frankincense essential oil Instructions:The Epsom salt can be quickly and easily dissolved in a warm/hot bath along with the essential oils. For the clay, there are two options: Vigorously mix the clay in a small amount of water until the clumps are dissolved—be sure to use a plastic spoon and a glass jar (no metal). Add the clay to the bath and soak for at least 20 minutes. Mix the clay in a small amount of water to make a paste. While standing in the tub of salt and essential oils, rub the clay all over your body to create a mask and let sit for five minutes. Then, soak in the bath for another 20 minutes and use a washcloth to scrub off any remaining clay. Oxygen DetoxAn oxygen detox bath, or a bath with hydrogen peroxide, is incredibly healing. It has antibacterial and antiviral properties to keep you healthy. It’s especially good for you when you’re struggling with an illness. This bath can help clear congestion and alleviate body aches.Recipe: 16 ounces hydrogen peroxide 1 tablespoon dried ginger powder Instructions:Fill your tub with hot/warm water and add the hydrogen peroxide and dried ginger. Let it dissolve and then soak for at least 30 minutes. Helpful Detox Bath Tips Make the water as hot as you can stand. The warmer the water, the more powerful the detox effect. If you don’t have healthy tap water and it’s full of chlorine or fluoride, you can add a few tablespoons of bentonite clay to any bath to keep the chemicals from interfering with your detox. You can combine recipes. All of our ingredients are natural so you can use them alone or in combination for a variety of effects. Start slowly. Detoxing can be incredibly powerful. While it’s possible to double or even triple any of the recipes, we recommend starting small to see how you feel first.

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3 Simple Detox Bath Recipes for a Healthier You

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Natural Face Masks for Any Complexion

We all want flawless skin, but let’s be honest it’s not just about what we want. Gorgeous skin takes time and effort. It can also be incredibly expensive. Sure, every once in a while it’s nice to pamper ourselves with a visit to the spa for a facial, but who can do that every week? Well, there’s good news. You don’t need an extensive professional spa treatment every week to have glowing skin. Instead, you can simply pick up a few ingredients at your local grocery store to make a natural face mask at home. Homemade face masks not only save you money, but they’re simple to make and a great way to take care of your skin naturally. We’ve compiled a few of favourite face masks that work for every skin type and can help you with a variety of issues from dry skin to fine lines, and acne. Dull Skin If you suffer from dry and dull skin, then you’ll want to make a face mask with papaya. Simply puree the meat of a papaya and combine it with plain yoghurt or milk. Apply to your face and let it sit for at least ten minutes. Then, rinse off for glowing skin. Dead Skin Sometimes you just need to scrub off your old, dead skin cells to reveal the beauty underneath. When that’s the case, we recommend our avocado and oatmeal face mask. All you need are: 1 tablespoon of oats 1 tablespoon of mashed avocado Mix the ingredients together in a small bowl until the texture is consistent. Then, apply to mask for 10-15 minutes and wash off my scrubbing in a circular motion. Tired Skin If you want skin that’s smooth and well nourished, then a chocolate face mask is your best bet. Cocoa contains many strong antioxidants that can help to reverse signs of aging and help tighten your skin. And it’s simple to make. For dry skin, mix cocoa powder, honey, oatmeal, and cream. For oily skin, mix cocoa powder, honey, besan, and curd. Mix all ingredients in a blender until it forms a thick, brown homogeneous batter. Wait five minutes and then apply. Allow the face mask to dry for fifteen to twenty minutes before rinsing off with warm water. Dry Skin If you have extra dry skin that lotion doesn’t seem to help, then our banana face mask is perfect for you. Ingredients: Mash 1 banana 1 teaspoon of raw honey The key is to only apply it or ten minutes before rinsing. You’ll be amazing at how soft and supple your skin will feel. Acne-Prone Skin Acne is always a problem when it occurs, but that’s why we love our lemon, honey, and egg white face mask. This mask is full of protein, potassium, magnesium, and riboflavin, all key ingredients to help repair acne-damaged skin and to promote healthy skin cells. The recipe requires: 1 egg white ½ a small lemon and ½ teaspoon honey. Whip the ingredients together until it reaches a fluffy consistency and then apply. Puffy Face If you have nasty eye bags, swelling or puffiness then try our cucumber face mask. It will nourish your skin without making it feel greasy. Mix together: 3 ounces finely sliced cucumber 3 teaspoons olive oil 2 teaspoons yoghurt Once the mixture turns into a paste, put it on your face and let it dry for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with cold water for soft, clean, and pampered skin. Do you have a favourite natural face mask recipe? We’d love to hear about it. Let us know in the comments.

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Natural Face Masks for Any Complexion

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