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Hormone Imbalance: Root Cause or Symptom?

Skin changes such as acne, rosacea, and melasma are common during times of hormonal fluctuations for people of all ages. Many conventional practitioners point to hormone imbalances as the cause of skin symptoms. While hormone changes are inevitable…


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6 Time Management Tips for Solo Estheticians and Wellness Pros

Are you a solo esthetician or wellness professional who struggles to find enough time in your day for everything on your plate? Do you feel overwhelmed with all you need to grow your practice, and like you can't seem to get ahead because you're busy…


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The Nutritional Aesthetics Alliance Receives Approval as a CE Provider!

We are so excited to announce that The Nutritional Aesthetics® Alliance has been approved as an official continuing education (CE) provider by the National Coalition of Estheticians Coalition (NCEA)'s Commission on Accreditation! What this means is…


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Integrative Relief for Puffy Eyes

Puffy eyes are one of the most common symptoms that bring people to seek services from an aesthetician, makeup artist, or other beauty professional. They can be caused by many things, from allergies to lack of sleep. But no matter what the cause,…


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The Benefits of Plant Oils for Scalp and Hair Health

Do you want healthy, shiny hair and a scalp that's free from dandruff and itchiness? If so, you should consider using plant oils in your haircare routine. Plant oils are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can nourish your scalp…


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Is H. Pylori Behind Your Chronic Skin Condition?

If you're struggling with chronic skin issues, it's important to try to find the root cause of what's causing them. Could it be your diet? Your cosmetics? An imbalanced microbiome? One of the largest responsibilities of the gut microbiome is to keep…


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The Role Testosterone Plays in Women’s Skin Health

Many people mistakenly believe that testosterone is a hormone that exclusively impacts men. But, in reality, testosterone levels influence everyone’s health, and women need to ensure that they have a healthy balance of testosterone and estrogen,…


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Fermented Foods: Do They Really Help Clear Up Skin Issues?

Though fermented foods like raw sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, and sourdough bread have been staples in traditional menus of various cultures throughout the world for centuries, they are new to most who eat the Standard American Diet. In recent…


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The Pro-Aging Movement: Why the Anti-Aging Industry is Harmful

One of our favorite "trends" that we've been seeing over the past couple of years is the abandonment of the term "anti-aging," and embracing (or re-embracing) of the pro-aging movement. People have simply had enough with trying to look young forever…


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3 Ways to Get Seasonal, Fresh, Local Food Near You

One of the most important facets of an overall healthy skin lifestyle is eating well. No matter which dietary theory you follow, the healthiest ones are all centered around eating whole, unprocessed foods. Sadly, the food culture in the United…


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