What is Ashwagandha? Have you heard about ashwagandha? Sounds like a distant country, right? Ashwagandha is an herb in the Solanaceae family. Its scientific name is Withania somnifera. The herb is more commonly known as Indian ginseng or winter cherry, and comes from India. It is a very robust plant that flourishes in dry regions and high altitudes. Ashwagandha has been used for centuries, yet only now is modern medicine looking into the plant. Initial studies on Ashwagandha show potential therapeutic properties with no related toxicity to the chemical compounds of the herb. The initial research suggest that Ashwagandha contains anti-oxidizing, anti-inflammatory, sleep inducing, anti-stress, and drug withdrawal properties. Some formulas of the herb help with symptoms of musculoskeletal diseases Read More
I grew up on vitamins.. as a child my parents who believed in the power of vitamins, gave me all sorts of vitamins, especially fish oil and vitamin C to boost my immune system. So I was comfortable over the years, using vitamins and also was convinced that they would help my health in general. I took different vitamins over the years but stuck more with some that I believed were instrumental in my overall well being. So when recently I was asked to select three liquid vitamins to test and review them, I couldn’t be happier because I knew that liquid vitamins were more potent than tablets or capsule.. so I selected these three below and I started testing Read More
I received just last night a nice heavy box that came to me courtesy of Neutrogena. It was filled with five amazing shower gel that they created and had sent it to me for review. I tried them today and could not decide which one I like more. This is the box that I received last night and when I opened, each and every bottle was completely sealed in plastic. The one thing that was a winner for me was the fact that when I pressed the pump the product came out immediately. It was neither too thick nor too thin. This is exactly the right consistency as I like it. Why I say this? Because I have seen and Read More
In this video the mask set was sent to me by the company that created it. I really liked it, it was cooling and made my skin feel renewed. Unfortunately it is currently sold out on the website of the company called citybeauty.
NeoStrata Skin Active Cellular Restoration Since I started using Neostrata skincare products, I can say that very rarely have I been disappointed. Today I want to share with you what I know about this Skin Active Cellular Restoration. This is yet another moisturizer that targets wrinkles with its rich concentration of peptides, glycolic acid and antioxidants – among other ingredients. I was pleased by how gentle it is on the skin. It has a certain consistency, not too heavy or oily but feels more like a balm, and goes on so smoothly when you gently massage it over your face. The picture below shows a little pea size cream on my hand and you may even see how balmy it Read More