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The Crunchy Corner — Skin Care

Foods That Fight Cancer

Christine Ross Healthy Eating Skin Care

Foods That Fight Cancer

I live in Southern Louisiana and recently there have been several news reports about about a small area known as Cancer Alley,a vast industrial stretch between New Orleans and Baton Rouge where dozens of petrochemical plants dot the landscape. It is known that air toxins can cause cancer, along with several other factors. Cancer is a systemic disease with various causes, some of which include a poor diet, toxin exposure, nutrient deficiencies and to some extent genetics. While the EPA helps with fighting the air borne toxins, I wanted to look at ways I.. You.. US.. can help fight this...

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Methyl- Balh Ba Blah Blah... It's IN YOUR SKIN CARE

Christine Ross Skin Care

Methyl- Balh Ba Blah Blah... It's IN YOUR SKIN CARE

Have you ever used a body wash and it caused you to break out? What about a Brand Name lotion? You applied it and suddenly, you had red bumps over the area? I bet your first reaction was to assume you were allergic to the fragrance. While it may be true.. I tend to believe it was something else. METHLISOTHIAZOLINONE and/or METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE Whew.. that was a mouthful. Don't ask me to pronounce them.. I can't. I tried.. didn't work. For this article we will call them MIT and CMIT.. because I am not typing them again. What are MIT and...

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Face Mapping - Your Pimples Have Something to Say

Christine Ross Skin Care

Face Mapping - Your Pimples Have Something to Say

Ever wonder why pimples tend to pop up in the same spot over and over again? You scrub and you wash and you tone and you moisturize, and still they show up just when you least need them, like right before a big interview, presentation, or meeting with your new in-laws.You know how to grin and bear it. You probably know how to cover it up. You may even know what you need to do to get your skin back on the healthy track. If you want to say goodbye to your acne for good, however, the next time it...

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Inflammation --- Taking Care of Your Skin from the Inside Out

Christine Ross Skin Care

Inflammation --- Taking Care of Your Skin from the Inside Out

Beat Inflammation: A Plan for Glowing Skin, Long-Term Weight Loss, and Vibrant Health. No one wants to grow old gracefully. Every day I see ads for anti-aging products, remedies, hydration cremes, uplifting masks, weight loss pills AARRRGGGHHHH !!!!!!! The market is flooded with items to, as I put it  " Bring Your Best Face Forward".  Well, who wouldn't want to do that. I am 46 and would LOVE if there was just a pill, creme, serum that I could take to make me feel better, look younger, have more energy.. but realistically, there isn't any. Yes.. this is coming from...

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Polish and Renew with Azuki !!

Christine Ross Skin Care

Polish and Renew with Azuki !!

It is said that Geisha’s skin had to be flawless. To maintain their face smooth and matte like porcelain, they used various natural ingredients to exfoliate their skin, removing dead skin cells which leaves skin fresh and glowing. One of the most popular and ancient Japanese methods of smoothing and brightening the skin is using Azuki Bean Powder. The beans are crushed into a powder and rubbed on the face. What is Azuki?? Aduki beans (Phaseolus angularis) are known as azuki, adsuki and asuki. They have been grown and eaten in both China and Japan for millennia, and they are...

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