3 Natural Ways to Fight Allergies

Have a lot of Vitamin C – Adding vitamin c to your lifestyle will prevent the formation of histamine when compared to the typical OTC options, which work by interfering with the histamine after it’s produced. For best results, take it with bioflavonoids throughout the day, and aim for 2,000 mg daily for immune support. Eat onions – Increasing your intake of quercetin, a bioflavonoid which derives from onions, will not only benefit your diet, it is said to help minimise the occurrence of watery or itchy eyes, asthma and hayfever. Look after your diet – An obvious one but your diet plays a role in our overall health, and allergies are no exception. To give your body the nutrients it needs, aim to follow a hypoallergenic, anti-inflammatory diet during allergy season, and keep a food diary to help pinpoint any flare-ups, which can worsen with environmental allergies.

Massaging Your Scalp

There are many wonderful benefits of massaging your scalp. A warm oil massage, done at least once a week has the following benefits: It lubricates and conditions the scalp, helping to prevent flakes and dry scalp without the use of harsh chemical shampoos. It helps enhance blood circulation in the head and neck area. When the scalp is “tight” from stress, circulation and hair growth are impeded. It helps relax the scalp and increase pliability. It helps strengthen the roots of the hair and nourishes the hair-shafts, promoting new hair growth and strengthening current hair. It helps soften and condition the hair, making it more manageable.

Oral Hygiene

Practicing good hygiene is a must fo ryour health, especially if you want to keep your mouth clean. By not practicing good hygiene, bacteria can end up living in your mouth, in the form of cavities, gingivitis and plaque. You also will find it harder to feel confident when socialising. So take these tips in and apply them! When brushing your teeth remember these three tips: Brush your tongue. This removes bacteria and will help freshen your breath. Clean the inside  of your front teeth using the tip of your toothbrush. Brush the chewing surfaces, inner surfaces and outer tooth surfaces.

A Treatment for Baggy Eyes

Loads of us unfortunately suffer from bags/dark circles from under our eyes. If you also have this problem, this blog post may help you. There are many causes for under-eye bags, be it a lack of sleep, bad habits, allergies or even natural effects of aging. The one thing you can do though, is try different treatments to help combat this. Soothing your eyes with something cool can help a lot of the time. So we would recommend placing cucumbers over your eyes as they will sooth the area. Make sure to refrigerate beforehand. Another great item to use are teabags, as they contain tanning which helps ease down the eye-bags. You have to place the teabags in boiling water first and then place them on a plate, allowing them to cool down. Once cool, place over each eye and let them sit for 10 minutes. Your eyes should feel much fresher, whilst also looking rejuvenated.

Getting Rid of Acne

Acne is a common skin problem many people suffer from, and there are loads of different products out there which claim they can help get rid. Cinammon and Honey Mask – Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with 1 table spoon of cinnamon and create this killer combo of a mask. Rinse your face with water and dry, then apply the mask to your face. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash thoroughly. Apple Cider Vinegar – Mix up some unfiltered apple cider vinegar and fresh water, and then apply on your face with a cotton ball after you have washed your face. Leave overnight and then wash off. Great for your skin as it balances the pH whilst also making it harder for bacteria to have fun.