Why Castor Oil has been around for Centuries

Castor Oil: An Overview

Castor oil has been used from antiquity, its first recorded medicinal use goes back to the time of the Ebers papyrus, an ancient Egyptian medical treatise. Castor oil is a viscous, pale yellow vegetable oil pressed from the bean (in truth a seed) of the castor plant, which grows best in wet, […]

4 Collagen Myths—BUSTED!

Collagen is HOT these days! With people singing its praises for plump, youthful skin and strong, supple joints. But even with its soaring popularity, collagen is a relatively new player in the supplement field – and people have questions.

 

Here’s a roundup of some of the top collagen myths (some of which may surprise you).

 

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Healthy Hair from the Inside Out

Your hair tells a story about your overall well-being. Healthy, shiny hair is one indication of vibrant physical health, while thinning, brittle, dull and lifeless hair tells an entirely different story.

While you may think that your nutrient intake is adequate, the fact is that even suboptimal levels of specific nutrients make a noticeable difference to […]

The Science of Increasing Collagen

Don’t eat It – generate It!

What happens when you “eat” Collagen? By now, you’ve probably seen the ads for collagen in the form of powders and pills. The story is that if you ingest collagen, usually from cows and pigs, you’ll increase your own collagen. But the scientific fact is Collagen is a protein. When […]

3 Reasons to Supplement with Collagen

Nutritionists and health experts have an arsenal of foods and supplements they recommend every individual consume. This set is what lays the bricks for a foundation of good health. What’s in this set? For starters, a diet rich in nutrition – an abundance of fruits, fibre-rich vegetables, whole proteins, and healthy fats (like avocadoes and […]

What happens when you “eat” collagen?

You’ve probably seen the ads for collagen in the form of powders and pills. The story is that if you ingest collagen, usually from cows and pigs, you’ll increase your own collagen. But the scientific fact is…

Collagen is a protein. When you ingest collagen, your body breaks it down and simply uses it as food […]

Natural, vibrant, long lasting hair colour

Are you one of a fast-growing group of women who wants to “do the right thing” when it comes to your beauty care choices, but is completely bewildered by the plethora of so-called natural cosmetics flooding the market these days? Well, here is some good news for your hair color…

What is herbal hair colouring?
There are […]

Create beautiful, healthy hair from within

Your hair tells an important story. It tells a story about your overall health and nutritional status. Healthy, shiny hair is one indication of vibrant physical health, while thinning, brittle, dull and lifeless hair tells an entirely different story.

While you may think that your nutrient intake is adequate, the fact is that even suboptimal levels of […]

PROMOTE HAIR, SKIN & NAIL HEALTH FROM WITHIN

There are a lot of great things about fall and winter in Canada. Colourful foliage, crisp fresh air, gentle falling snow, and cuddling up in cozy sweaters, just to name a few. Unfortunately, the colder weather, dryer air and unforgiving winds can also wreak havoc on your skin, hair and nails.

When the outdoor temperature dips, […]

THE SECRET TO TIMELESS BEAUTY

Timeless Beauty with Christie Brinkley

Good skincare and great nutrition enhanced by BioSil work together to reduce wrinkles from every angle to hold off aging and provide the best results possible from both inside and out.

You don’t look this youthful, beautiful and healthy at 61 without making some very smart choices. For this, Christie relies […]