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Why Beauty junkies put on Snail slime

8 benefits of snail slime in skincare.
What comes into your mind when you hear snail slime? Slithery? Oozy? Does it sound anything near a world renowned beauty and skincare mate?

@healthbiztips by Arlene Gentallan
We have such a strong affinity to beauty. In it's pursuit, we come across bizarre and eyebrow-raising stuffs like snail slime.
In this blog post, we'll be looking into what makes snail slime a trend in cosmetics.
Slime -- there are people who find this stuff gross, but there are other's who sees it as an answer to aging. Snail slime's potential for skincare was discovered when people noticed that farmers who handled snails have visibly smoother hands.
In cosmetics, snail slime is called snail filtrate. It's a huge breakthrough that is incorporated in a wide array of skincare products like serum, cream, face mask, and gel.
Here are the perks of using snail filtrate infused skincare products:
8 benefits of snail slime in skincare
1. Acne
At some point in our …

Does this anti-wrinkling pillowcase works?

If sleeping on your face is a habit you've became so good at, you may be tempted to try these anti-wrinkling pillow. But, the question is, do they really work?

@healthbiztips by Arlene Gentallan
In pursuit of beauty, we put tons of cosmetic products on our face, trying one product after another in search of what works best for our skin. How about a pillow case?
Before we look at what makes silk pillow case awesome, let's first look into the downfall of the typical cotton pillowcase.
Night time is an important hour for skin rejuvenation since most of skin repair and cell turnover happens while we are sleeping. When you're face is pressed against a cotton or polyester pillow case, it sucks up the moisture off your face causing drying and creasing.
If you're accustomed to sleeping with your face directly pressing on your pillow, you may have noticed waking up with visible wrinkling and creasing on your face. Do this overtime and when you see those creases becoming more p…

7 Must-know Facts about Bentonite Clay Face Mask

Bentonite clay is an natural alternative remedy for acne, blackheads, age spots, and skin blemishes.

@healthbiztips by Arlene Gentallan

Here are 7 things worth knowing about bentonite clay and how to use it properly.

1. No to metal

Don't store betonite clay in metal containers. Don't use metal equipment when mixing it. The reason behind this lies in bentonite clay's electrical property. Metal, being positively charged, neutralizes the negative ions of bentonite clay.

Bentonite clay's electrical property is key to it's effectiveness so you definitely wouldn't want it to be compromised.

Instead of metal. You can use glass, plastic, stainless steel, or wood when handling bentonite clay.

2. What's in bentonite clay?

Bentonite clay comes from volcanic ash made-up of minerals such as calcium, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, and silicon. It's an all-natural preservative-free skincare wonder!

3. Grey

Bentonite clay should be greyish in color. If it's  whit…

11 Amazing Things Bentonite clay Face mask does to your Face

Bentonite clay face mask has lots of skincare benefits -- detoxifies skin, illuminates acne, blackheads, whiteheads, and many others.

@healthbiztips by Arlene Gentallan

Are you always on the lookout for a new product that can solve your acne problem? If you've comes across bentonite clay, then you're in for a treat. Bentonite clay is all-natural alternative to chemical laden beauty products.

Adding water to bentonite clay activates it, making it negatively charge. This electrical property is key in driving dirt and impurities off the face.

Why should you put bentonite clay on your face?

1. Safe for all skin types

Whether you have a normal, oily or sensitive skin, you can't go wrong with bentonite clay. It suits all skin types across age groups. It doesn't have any harsh ingredient. It's pure mineral! It's safe unless you have an allergy to a certain mineral in it!

When trying something for the first time, always make sure to use a small amount which you can put i…

10 Health Facts & Tips # 14 @healthbiztips

10 Health Facts & Tips #  14 @healthbiztips

8 Notorious culprits of Food Allergy in Humans

Food allergy is on the rage. When you have an allergy to a certain food, not only does it limit your food choices, it can also cause anxiety and fear.

@healthbiztips by Arlene Gentallan

Allergic reaction fom food can vary from mild to severe and life-threatening. Every person can have varying allergic reaction to a certain food.

An allergic reaction is caused by the body's hyperactive immune system, triggering an immune response against substances that normally does not harm the body.

Here are the notorious culprits of food allergy in humans:

1. Milk

Milk allergy is the number one cause of allergy among children in the United States. While most of them outgrow milk allergy, the are cases that persists through adulthood.

Individuals allergic to milk should avoid foods containing milk such baked goodies and dairy products such as butter, cheese, ice cream, and yogurt.

Is it possible to develop allergy from breastmilk? Babies can not be allergic to breastmilk, rather, it can be caused…

5 Crazy Healthy Coffee Adds-on Blend

If you're health conscious, there are lots of ways to make your cup of coffee healthier. Let me tell you, there are bizarre stuffs you can add to your coffee and these are gaining popularity.

@healthbiztips by Arlene Gentallan

1. Cinnamon

Who doesn't love cinnamon roll? How about cinnamon infused coffee! This duo has an amazing aroma and flavor. Cinnamon isn't just for taste, it also comes with health benefits like lowering bad cholesterol and blood sugar level in diabetics. Add a pinch of cinnamon powder into your cup of coffee.

2. Cocoa

Are you thinking of chocolate? Both coffee and cocoa are packed with antioxidants. This combo makes an excellent delicious beverage. Add 1 teaspoon cocoa powder into your coffee drink. You can also substitute cocoa with dark chocolate instead.

3. Maca

Maca is a vegetable. People actually put maca root powder in their cup of coffee as a healthy option.

Powdered vegetable in your coffee may sound weird. But know this, maca has been used for th…

Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has been around for over 5,000 years. There are many variations of yoga that were developed. Most are anaerobic low-impact exercise.

@healthbiztips by Arlene Gentallan

Benefits of Yoga

Burns caloriesIncreases joint flexibilityDoes not put stress into jointsStrengthens muscleRelaxes the mind and bodyThere is no special equipment neededInexpensiveYoga can be done indoorsImproves postureImproves blood circulationBoosts the immune systemLowers bad cholesterolLowers blood sugarFights depressionLowers blood pressure

10 Health Facts & Tips # 13 @healthbiztips

10 Health Facts & Tips # 13 @healthbiztips

10 Health Facts & Tips # 12 @healthbiztips

10 Health Facts & Tips # 12 @healthbiztips

Processed meat gives you Cancer

Processed meat increases the risk of developing cancer. This fact isn't something new. We've known this for many decades.

@healthbiztips by Arlene Gentallan

In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) through the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has categorized processed meat as a carcinogen, actually putting processed meat on the same category as smoking tobacco, a group 1 carcinogen that can cause cancer in humans. That makes processed meat dangerous to your health. Yes, just like the warning on your pack of cigarettes.

Although, processed meat isn't wrapped with a warning label. Would you prefer it did?

Astonishingly, there are actually over thousands of research done directly linking eating processed meat to the development of cancer. Experts f om 10 different countries come together to reviewed over 800 studies and came up to the conclusion that processed meat does indeed increases risk of cancer.

Consuming 50 grams of processed meat everyday can in…

Is Seizure Deadly?

Witnessing a family member, a friend, or even a stranger have a seizure attack can be terrifying. You may be wondering if seizure is life-threatening.

@healhbiztips by Arlene Gentallan

Most cases of seizure is not considered fatal. In most causes, seizure happens only once during a person's lifetime, but when seizure becomes a recurring problem, it is diagnosed as epilepsy.

What is seizure?

Seizure happens when there is an abnormality in the electrical activity in the brain causing electrical impulse to be fired at a rapid pace causing rapid involuntary shaking to which the individual does not have control. There are actually different types of seizure with varying hallmarks.

Risks of seizure

Sudden convulsion puts threat to the afflicted person during the seizure episode:

Compromises breathingBiting of tongueHead and body injury from fall and hitting surrounding objects

Death by seizure happens

While most cases of seizure is considered non-fatal, there are horrific deaths.

Sudden une…

10 Health Facts & Tips # 11 @healthbiztips

10 Health Facts & Tips # 11


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