SKIN BENEFITS OF CARROTS

SKIN BENEFITS

Carrots are basically root vegetables belonging to the Apiaceae or umbelliferous family. A carrot plant has green leaves and a long,  slender,  orange root that is edible. SKIN BENEFITS Asides their delicious flavor, carrot contain high amounts of beta-carotene and other health benefiting compounds such as vitamin A, minerals and antioxidants. Carrot offers several health benefits and is particularly beneficial for organs like the eyes, skin,  digestive system and teeth. This crunchy power food is low in calories and contains no fat. However,  it can provide you with high doses…

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Health is wealth: LOOKING GOOD IS NOT ALL ABOUT MAKE-UP

Health is wealth

Health is wealth as looking good is a result of proper feeding. If you live or have traveled to Africa between the months of December and March, you get to experience dry-dusty winds during the day and accompanying very cold nights. This time of the year on the weather calendar is called harmattan. Harmattan is actually dusty wind from the Sahara that blows toward the western coast of Africa during the dry season. The uncomfortable continuous blowing of dry-dusty winds throughout the day brings along an increased risk of the…

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Skin and hair care for this harmattan season

Skin and hair care

Skin and hair care: Like it or not, Harmattan is here again! Just in case you’re not familiar with West African climate, harmattan is the period of the year (usually between the end of November to the middle of March) that is characterized by the cold, dry and dust-laden wind with wide fluctuations in the ambient temperatures of day and night. Harmattan doesn’t do much good for our skin and hair care so it’s important to take some extra beauty measures to help combat the harsh effects of the weather.…

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