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The Connection Between A Healthy Immune System and Healthy Skin

Taking care of your skin isn't just for vanity--it is also a key part of taking care of your immune system. The fact is that our skin is the largest organ in our body and it impacts every aspect of how we live. From fighting off invaders like bugs…


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Serotonin and Melatonin: The Real Culprits Behind Seasonal Skin Changes?

Do you ever wonder if our ancestors felt the same effects of seasonal change as we do. As they eased into Autumn, did they notice a change in their sleep schedule? Mood? Appetite? Sex drive? Skin? If so, what did they attribute these changes to? The…


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Advisory Board Highlight: Rakhi Roy

We are so excited to welcome Rakhi Roy, MS, RD, LDN to the Nutritional Aesthetics® Alliance’s Advisory Board! We have been searching for a dietitian for the Board, who not only shares our passion for advancing an integrative approach to healthy…


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8 Fall Foods for Healthier Skin as the Season Changes

The arrival of cooler weather means that you might not have to worry as much about sweat-induced pimples. However, that fact doesn’t mean your skin is home-free. For many, the transition between warm and cold weather brings other skin issues. Fall…


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The Importance of Healthy Lymph for Glowing Skin

The skin is the largest organ in the human body, and it's also one of its most important. It protects us from environmental factors that can damage our bodies or cause illness, while at the same time providing a barrier against moisture loss. But…


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NAA Staff Spotlight: Jules Annen, PhD

We are so excited to welcome Jules Annen, PhD as the new Director of Education Outreach of the Nutritional Aesthetics® Alliance! The NAA has grown exponentially over the past two years, since the premier launch of our now professionally accredited…


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Why Managing Anxiety is Key for Clear Skin

You can use all the best products, have the most thorough skincare routine and still get blemishes. Yep, that’s right. Pimples, dry, itchy skin and chronic conditions can still flare up, regardless of how well you treat your skin. Sometimes, these…


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Minimalist Skincare: What, Why, and How to Do It

The beauty industry is booming. Statistics show that by the end of 2021, the global beauty market is expected to reach a market value of more than $805 billion. This staggering number is only going to grow in the coming years as more and more people…


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Carrier Oil Close-Up: Cranberry Seed Oil

Have you heard that having balanced omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids in your diet is beneficial for your overall health? Guess what? They are also beneficial for your skin. It is important to make sure your internal intake contains an appropriate ratio…


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5 Summer Makeup Do’s and Don’ts

Summer is upon us and that can mean many things. Aestheticians and other skin wellness practitioners know that it’s not a time to neglect beauty routines and makeup care. Summer comes with its own beauty considerations that your clients might not be…


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