How important is the microbiome for healthy skin?

There is an important aspect that contributes to skin problems and the way the skin ages and that is the microbiome. Thousands of different types of microorganisms live in us and on us and perform all kinds of different functions for us. The microbiome – formerly called the skin flora – consists of trillions of …

Why Japanese people have fewer wrinkles.

According to the World Health Organization, Japan has the highest percentage of centenarians in the world. Residents of Japan also have few wrinkles. What is the secret? The greatest strength is interwoven in the overall lifestyle and philosophy of the country. In Japan, sufficient exercise, meditation, beauty from within, unprocessed food and traditional use of …

Getting rest is difficult? This is how you approach it.

Relaxing is very important, especially if you want to spend your work or study week with enough energy. Yet coming to rest is harder than it seems. Because how do you let go of everything and do you really have a moment for yourself, so that you can then continue full of energy? Coming to …

Belly Piercing: The advantages and disadvantages.

A few years ago it seemed to be a downright trend: taking a belly piercing. But before you make a hasty decision, it is good to reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of such a sparkling belly. Do I really want it? First think carefully before you are sure that you are taking a belly …

All the different types of yoga part two.

So i already wrote about the most known types of yoga in part one. So here are the less known. Kriya yoga. The name Kriya, originating from Sanskrit, is made up of ‘Kri’ – acting, and ‘ya’ – soul. Basically all yoga movements have Kriya in them. By doing kriyas, a certain sequence of attitudes, …

Cinnamon and your skin.

A lot of beauty effects are attributed to cinnamon. The spice is also in many cosmetic recipes. But what does cinnamon actually do for the skin? ‘Super food’, but not for everyone. Cinnamon (from the Latin word canella, meaning stick) is formed from the dried and rolled inner bark of shoots of the cinnamon tree. …

Intestine (bacteria) and skin.

Very often I get the question if there are still exciting discoveries in the skin area. And although magazines make us believe that the latest ingredients and equipment can make you just ten years younger, there is little news under the sun. Yet there is a development that I follow closely and which I myself …