Skincare Tips

Understanding the TCM Organ Systems (Zang Fu)

In Traditional Chinese Medicine a body isn’t looked at through individual parts, but rather as a whole entity. Organs aren’t really an anatomical feature, but rather part of a complex system that keeps the whole body running smoothly. In TCM there is much more of an emphasis on how the organs interact with each other.

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Benefits of Facial Acupuncture for Anti-Aging

Acupuncture has been used in TCM for centuries as a way to restore the flow of energy in the body. Acupuncture consists of inserting needles into a selected and targeted area of the body. The application of pressure helps to detoxify the skin, and activate collagen production which helps with aging.

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TCM Treatment Guide for Acne

Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, is a medicinal approach to the body, health, and life in general that has been around for thousands of years, dating as far back as 200 BC. It is a method aims to balance the body so that the underlying disease manifesting the symptoms no longer has power.

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Coconut Oil for Skin Health

Snake oil or nature’s gift? Everywhere you turn, coconut oil’s benefits are being touted for everything from being used as a mayonnaise replacement to improving brain function in Alzheimer’s patients. The list of benefits to your skin, alone, are almost endless.

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How Acupuncture Can Help Your Overall Wellness

Acupuncture is an effective Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment that has been used in many cultures for thousands of years. The process of acupuncture includes inserting an extremely fine needle into various pressure points on the body in order to relieve symptoms.

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Common Skincare Ingredients That Can Irritate Your Skin

If you have sensitive skin, shopping for skincare products to add to your routine can feel like a challenge. What can you use that won’t cause your skin to become itchy, irritated, and inflamed? These are three ingredients that are the most common culprits of irritation!

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A Simple Skincare Routine for Young Professionals

For most young professionals, life is getting more and more complicated. They have to keep up with work and adapting to new and innovative technologies while also spending time to maintain their physical and mental health. Most young professionals' brains and bodies are rarely at rest.

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What to do When Your Skin is Irritated

Irritated skin will happen to everyone at some point, and can be caused by a myriad of different things. Trying to determine what caused your skin to become irritated is just half the battle. After determining the cause you then have to figure out what unique solution will help soothe the irritation.

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Facial Oils and Breakouts: Separating Fact from Fiction

If you follow beauty trends closely than you know that oils have been very popular the last few years. But even though they seem like a new trend, facial oils have actually been used as topical remedies for beauty and common skin conditions for tens of thousands of years! Despite their popularity and widespread use over thousands of years, misconceptions about facial oils are still prevalent.

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