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Natural cure for acne found in apple tree bark

  The race is on to find an effective but natural cure for acne, which has become the most common skin complaint among adult women, with over 40% experiencing acne at some point. A new study has found that a natural plant flavonoid found in the bark of apple trees could be an effective natural […]

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Brazilian fruit peel can get rid of cellulite

  Brazilian women are famed for their pert and smooth bottoms and a fruit from their homeland could be the answer to the dreaded dimpled effect of cellulite. The peel of a common fruit found growing in central and Western Brazil, called pequi fruit, can help reduce the appearance of cellulite according to a new […]

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Muscat grapes can reduce rosacea

The black grapes used traditionally to make Muscat wine have been found in new research to help reduce the redness and spots associated with acne rosacea. A topical cream for the face made with a 2% extract of Muscat grapes was found not only to decrease redness of the skin due to the strong antioxidant […]

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Scientist invents first tattoo removal cream

How to remove a tattoo is a big problem with few easy solutions, until now. A scientist from Halifax University is convinced he has developed a topical cream that removes tattoos without any pain and without leaving any scarring. Current tattoo removal results in both as lasers are used to literally burn the tattoo out. […]

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Liquorice Extract helps protect skin from UV damage

Liquorice extract (glycyrrhizic acid GA) has been found in a new study to help protect the skin again UV damage by triggering the production of protective molecules in the skin that protect it from the sun. The new study, carried out at Bierersdorf AG, Hamberg in Germany and published in the February edition of the journal […]

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Bee propolis prevents hair loss

A new study has found that bee propolis can help prevent or reverse hair loss. The research, published in the December 2014 edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, found that topical application of bee propolis reversed the balding effect, Bee propolis is a natural resin substance made by bees to patch up […]

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Red wine extract helps treat acne

An extract taken from red wine and red grapes called resveratrol has been found in new research to inhibit the growth of acne. The research, carried out at the University of California and published in the October on-line edition of the journal Dermatology and Therapy, combined resveratrol with benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl peroxide is a common […]

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Deodorants could make body odor worse

We wear deodorants to make us smell better but new research suggests that in fact wearing regular deodorant could make body odor worse rather than better. New research from Belgium claims that using deodorants actually increases the amount of odorous bacteria under the arm pits. The research, published in the medical journal the Archives of […]

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