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Plant-Based Skincare Routine for Oily Skin

Plant-Based Skincare Routine for Oily Skin

Our skin is one of our most sensitive organs. It reacts to environmental stresses and can easily become damaged by harmful substances. Some skin types are even more sensitive compared to others. They’re prone to breakouts, irritation, redness, and other such factors. A good skincare routine doesn’t just keep your skin supple and glowing, but also protects it from damage.  Why a Skincare Routine Is Important For Oily Skin  Oily skin can be particularly problematic. It is more prone to acne and irritation, which means people with this skin type have to be extra careful. Here are some reasons why...

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The Major Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation

The Major Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation

Are you someone who struggles to get to sleep at night? Do you wake up regularly and spend the rest of the following day yawning and wishing it was time to go to bed again? If you’re nodding your head, the chances are that you’re suffering from sleep deprivation.  Sleep deprivation isn’t a joke, and it isn’t something to take lightly. When you regularly don’t get enough sleep, considered to be around 8 hours per night for an adult, your brain starts to be affected. Of course, when your brain is affected, your entire body is affected too. Sleep deprivation...

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What is Sleep Deprivation?

What is Sleep Deprivation?

Most of us love to fall into bed at the end of a long day, snuggling up under the blankets and waiting for a deep, comfortable sleep to let us drift off for a few hours. It’s one of life’s wonderful perks, but in the stressful and busy society we live in, this type of perk doesn’t always come easy, or at all. Insomnia is certainly on the rise, and it is thought that one in three people suffer from sleep deprivation of some kind, e.g. due to stress, spending too much time on the computer, emotional disturbances, or simply...

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How Much Sleep is Enough Sleep?

How Much Sleep is Enough Sleep?

When it comes to health and wellbeing, we have a million different rules to live by. We’re supposed to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables per day, but that number keeps changing and nobody is really 100% sure of how many portions we’re supposed to eat now! We’re supposed to drink plenty of water, some say eight different 8oz glasses, some say more. How are we supposed to know the real rules? There is another number you should hold in your mind too - how much sleep you should be getting on a nightly basis. Okay, so we’re all...

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Is it Possible to Sleep Too Much?

Is it Possible to Sleep Too Much?

We hear a huge amount about how it’s important to get 8 hours’ sleep every night, and that sleep deprivation can be damaging for health and general brain function, but what about sleeping too much? Is that a problem in itself? It turns out that yes, it might well be! Of course, not getting enough sleep is a problem. When you don’t get an average of 8hours every night over a long period of time, your brain starts to fog, you can’t concentrate, you become irritable, moody, and even down. Your brain starts to perceive situations and environments differently from...

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