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Beautiful and healthy skin and hair – this is the ultimate goal for many of us. Many people around the world invest in so much money to keep their skin as radiantly as possible while maintaining each strand of hair in our heads. This thought might be a far-fetched objective, but it’s not an impossible feat.

Give importance to utilizing natural ingredients as opposed to using commercial products when such as high end hair dressing flat irons it comes to keeping our beautiful locks and radiant skin. Creams and lotions found on store shelves may contain harsh toxins and chemicals that might do more harm than good in the long run.

Shifting to organic methods to obtain healthy skin and hair should be at the top of your priority list. Not only is it a safer method as opposed to using store-bought products, but you’ll also stay within the lines of your spending allowance as well.

Read on to the rest of this post as I’ve shared five organic foods for healthy skin and hair.

  1. Olive Oil

Many of us would simply ignore olive oil as a way to make our skin and hair healthier than the norm. Some of us might even use it as simply as an ingredient when cooking up something in the kitchen. However, you can also use it on the hair and skin.

When using olive oil on the hair, warm it up first before massaging it into your scalp for a few minutes. Allow it to absorb into your hair and scalp for approximately 30 to 45 minutes. Shampoo your hair as you normally do afterward. This organic food helps your hair stay strong, healthy and beautiful.

When used on the skin, warm the olive oil first and massage it onto your skin. Wait for about 30 minutes before showering. Use this natural skin care solution daily to enjoy flawlessly smooth skin.

 

  1. Avocado

Just by eating avocado on a regular basis will help protect the skin. The fruit assists in bolstering the cells’ power to eliminate free radicals and the damage it causes to the body. To enjoy this advantage, rub the pulp of a ripe avocado on your skin for 30 minutes right before taking a shower.

You can also take advantage of utilizing an avocado’s beneficial properties for the hair. Create a hair mask by mashing one ripe avocado with a tablespoon of olive oil and yogurt. Apply it on your wet hair and put on a shower cap. Let the mixture stay on your hair and scalp for 1 hour before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.

 

  1. Honey

Another organic food that can aid you in achieving your hair and skin care goals is honey. It is a natural ingredient composed of mainly glucose and fructose, but it also has other essential substances such as amino acids, vitamins, enzymes, proteins, and minerals.

Honey can help put a stop to hair loss. For this purpose, start by preparing two tablespoons of honey and onion juice. Massage the mixture into your scalp and the roots of your hair. Allow the hair care solution to sit there for roughly 30 minutes before shampooing it off.

When mixed with fresh lemon juice, raw honey can also work wonders for the skin. Apply this mixture on your neck and face areas, and all it to dry on its own before washing it off with lukewarm water. Use this skin care solution once or twice a week to have a better chance of reaping its benefits.

 

  1. Coconut Oil

Many hair and skin care product manufacturers include coconut oil as the main ingredient in creams and lotions. The oil’s moisturizing properties help bring about soft and smooth skin. It can also aid in protecting the skin against sun damage. Coconut oil is also rich in fatty acid that helps in reducing inflammation while revitalizing the skin.

When massaged into the hair and scalp, warm coconut oil can help prevent hair damage during the grooming process. You can also apply it on your hair and scalp right before going to bed, but make sure to warm the oil first before the application. Shampoo your hair as you’d normally the next day.

 

  1. Lemons

If you hear someone talking about hair and skin care, they’d usually mention lemons as part of the context. It is because lemons are nutritional powerhouses that can do wonders for your skin and hair.

Lemons contain an abundance of vitamins, especially vitamin C, and this is an antioxidant that helps combat against free-radicals. Unable to properly fight against free radicals can lead to wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging to show up earlier than expected.

As for the hair, drinking a glass of lemon water at the start of the day can help make your hair beautiful from within. It can aid in the prevention of dandruff, flakiness, and scalp itchiness.

Conclusion

To create better skin and hair, you don’t need to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars to get great results. Organic foods can be your best friend to help defeat the causes of hair and skin damage. Follow these tips regularly, and you’ll enjoy better looking and feeling skin with flawless hair with the right level of dedication.

 

 Author Bio: Linda is a professional hairstylist based in San Jose, California. She has worked in the fashion industry for several years and has had the privilege of styling some of Hollywood’s top stars as well as working with the best names in fashion. Besides her hectic hair care commitments, Linda is a passionate writer who loves to share her knowledge on the latest hair products, styling tips and more. Check out checkcorner.com for more information on her latest work.

 

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Summertime has made it’s grand entrance and the short sleeves, sundresses, and open toe sandals are in full swing. Our skin is also on display. So I know you want it to look it’s absolute best right? I know I do! In the summer months, I like to use a light weight moisturizer on my skin. Not only do I like it to be light, I love it to have wonderful skin loving natural ingredients. 


Perlier is an amazing company that produces delightful products for the body. Their products are made with natural ingredients which I absolutely love. Perlier been Italy’s premier manufacturer of Bath and Body treatments for over 80 years with products derived from natural ingredients. Perlier has a direct, sensible, straightforward approach to serious skin care. Promising no miracles, only efficient results.

I was sent two of their body creams to test and offer my honest opinion of them. The creams that I received were their White Almond Body Balm with Almond Drops and Lemon Italian Sorbet Refreshing Body Cream. The Lemon Italian Sorbet has a light whipped consistently with a hint of lemon fragrance to it. It glides on the skin and absorbs quickly. It is also leaves the skin non greasy. Some of the ingredients in this cream are Shea Butter, Sweet Almond Oil, and Coconut Oil. 

The White Almond Body Balm is also a very light weight cream. It has little red beads called Almond Drops in it too. These drops are filled with almond oil that burst on to the skin when it is applied right out of the bath or shower. The balm leaves the skin silky soft and is non greasy as well. It has a pleasant fragrance to it, kind of sweet in smell. Some ingredients in this lush balm are Cacao Butter, Coconut Oil, Caster Oil, and of course Almond Oil.

Overall, both products are great in my opinion. They both deliver at moisturizing leaving your skin very hydrated and beautiful. The smells are wonderful, although I did wish that the lemon sorbet had a bit more sweetness to it. Other than that, I was very pleased with the performance of both the balm and cream. I do recommend that you check out Perlier if you are a lover of bath and body care products like myself.

Have you tried Perlier products before?

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Disclosure: The Review Chic was provided with free samples for review in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not required to write a positive review. Your experience may differ. The opinions I have expressed are my own I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR Part

There has been great buzz about the use of body washes on the beauty scene lately and I have wanted to try out a few. I was so excited when I got the opportunity to try Dial’s new Miracle Oil Body Wash. This body wash is luxurious in every way. The scent of it is pure bliss. It takes you away to a tropical island as you shower.

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The Miracle Oil Body Wash is made with marula oil which helps in nourishing your skin. It also has micro oil technology within it to deliver the perfect amount of lather and product to your skin. This wash makes your skin feel super soft and it washes off completely clean. I really like it!

I know you’re wondering, well how much is it? The price is very budget friendly; just $4.99 for a 16 oz bottle! Now that’s a deal you can’t beat. Discover this new unique wash for yourself at your local grocery or drug store. The wash is also available in a body lotion, a glycerin bar, and foaming hand soap.

  Find out more about this product along with others at DialSoap.com.

xoxo The Review Chic

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I just love to use Shea butter when I moisturize my skin after my shower/bath or any time during the day when my skin may feel a bit dry. The way it makes my skin feel and look is amazing. My skin is silky and smooth. I like how it also helps to maintain the elasticity and softness of my skin. The tone of my skin is very even, simply flawless (over a period of time)!

Recently, I had the chance to try out a brand of Shea butter by the name Cleopatra’s Choice. Their 100% organic Shea butter is wonderful. I was sent their one pound container of ivory colored Grade A Shea butter, imported from Ghana, Africa. It is raw and unpressed. This product is perfect for using it as is or making your own DIY body butter and hair care treatments.

I would highly recommend that you try this brand of Shea butter out for yourself. I know you and your whole family will enjoy using it. Cleopatra’s Choice Shea butter can be purchase on Amazon.com or at their website. They have many other products on their site that I know you will love.

Have you tried Cleopatra’s Choice Shea Butter or other products? Tell me about it in the comments below.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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I just love great smelling body hygiene products. From body scrubs to perfume, I love them! I take great pride in how I look and smell. In college I was nicknamed “The Smell Good Lady” by a guy I had a classes with. He said he named me that because I would smell good everyday and even when he would run in to me around campus.

Recently, I snagged the chance to try a new body wash product from Dial called Coconut Water Refreshing Mango Hydrating Body Wash. The smell of this body wash is divine! The refreshing scent of the coconut water paired with the sweet juicy scent of the mango is so enjoyable. I like how the scent of it just fills my bathroom and takes me to a tropical place while taking a shower.

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The scent last for hours on your body which is a plus. Coconut water is great for your skin because it is packed with rich antioxidants and electrolytes that aid in replenishing hydration. Dial has a whole new coconut water line with lush products to help you achieve beautiful healthy skin. I know you will love them just as I do!

Now, here is your chance to win a coupon for a free bottle of your own Dial Coconut Water Refreshing Mango body wash. One Winner will be picked at random and this giveaway is open to U.S. Residents Only. *Giveaway will run from July 30 – Aug 6

Winner Guidelines:
1) You must follow me on my Twitter page You must also tweet “The Review Chic told me about the new Dial Coconut Water Body Wash. #GetNoticed”

2) You must “like” my Facebook Fan page

3) You must subscribe to my YouTube Channel

4) You must leave a comment on this post.

Good Luck!

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Hello honey buns! I’m so excited to tell you about an event that I went to yesterday called the Make up, Skin care, Hair care – The Event. This wonderful event was hosted by Naturalistas in Nap (Indianapolis), a meet-up group for women with natural hair in which I am a member of. This beautiful group is made up of women who embrace natural hair as a lifestyle that seek to learn and share their journey with growing healthy natural hair. Their meet-ups are intended to share what everyone is learning about such as natural hair regimens, maintenance, products, styles, and anything else hair related.

The meet-up yesterday afternoon was very informative. The guest speaker was Angela Knari who is a 20+ year veteran beauty expert. Angela has worked for brands like Bobbi Brown Kiehl’s, and MAC. Her work has graced the pages of magazines, television, and on the catwalks of New York. Angela is also a Certified Skincare Specialist who is extremely knowledgeable in care for all skin types.
The event had the flow of a workshop which allowed for on the spot demonstrations of different makeup applications that participants had questions about. You all know that I love make up, so I had many questions. One of them being how I could make my eyes look and feel more open through my glasses? Angela had me to come up and she showed me how to make my tight almond shaped eyes pop.
Some other question that came up during the event were how to prime your face for make up, how to cover dark under eye spots, and how to fill in the perfect eyebrows. The ladies had so many great questions flowing and Angela took us to school on each one of them.

Alikay Naturals was the event sponsor and gave away some awesome full size product and samples of their Lemongrass Leave-in conditioner. I have always wanted to try their conditioner. I was so happy to get that and I was in pure bliss when I won one of the giveaways. I snagged the Moisture Rich Hair Parfait, another product that I had been wanting to try.

Overall, I had an amazing time at the meet-up. It was so good to be able to fellowship with all of the ladies. I found that for the most part I have been taking pretty good care of my skin and hair. I also walked away with a wealth of knowledge on how to apply my makeup to add to my application bank.

If you are a natural in Indianapolis or surrounding areas and would like to join the Naturalistas in Nap meet-up group, find them here.

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Hello my wonderful readers! Do I have something special for you!! I have teamed up with a fabulous company to bring you a giveaway that your body is sure to love!

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This giveaway comes from Bambola’s Body Scrubs and More. They will be giving one lucky reader a spa set fit for a queen or king. You will have four chances to win. You MUST be a follower of my Fan Page, Instagram Page, YouTube Channel, and you must follow Bambola’s Fan Page. When you go to the pages just join them and find the posting, photo, or video about the Spa Giveaway and comment “Enter Me!” On Instagram you must also repost the photo with the hash tag “#giveawaywithbambola.” **This contest will run through August 15, 2013 to September 7, 2013. A winner will be picked at random and announced on September 8, 2013. Good luck to everyone!!

The Prize:BBSGift

What You Get:

1 Organic Honey Hot oil, 1 Luscious lip scrub, 1 Home & Linen Room Spritz, Body Scrubs, Bath Salts, and African Soap Chunks. The Winner will also receive an ADDITIONAL GIFT as a Thank You from Bambola’s Body Scrubs & More.

Note: This giveaway is only for those in the United States.

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