We've scoured the Net for this week's Saturday Spin picks worthy of your time. You'll learn about four foods high in vitamin D for healthier skin, why high stressed women age faster if they don't do this, the ugly secrets the beauty industry isn't telling you, and the benefits of a hot coconut oil treatment for your locks.
From: Huffington Post
Bottom line: Vitamin D is hot right now and a lot of us are turning to a hot source to get it -- the sun. While soaking in the sun may seem like a great idea when you're young, it can fast forward the aging process by promoting wrinkles. What's more, sun exposure can increase your risk for developing skin cancer.
From: Mercola Fitness
Researchers have discovered that exercise affects the behavior of your muscle stem cells. This finding could lead to new rehabilitation techniques for muscle injuries, and may help prevent or even restore age-related muscle loss. It has long been known that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in skeletal muscle are an important part of the muscle repair process.
From: UK Daily Mail
There have long been suspicions over the levels of toxins in make-up, with numerous reports paying close attention, in particular, to lead levels in lipsticks. But the practice of including harmful chemicals and heavy metals in make-up does not end with an alluring red pout.
From: Mind Body Green
This infographic is an absolute must-read and must-share! Did you know that cosmetics are NOT subject to FDA approval? Or that deodorant contains aluminium and red lipstick contains an insane amount of lead? Even baby shampoo contains scary chemicals.
From: Organic Soul
Coconut oil is great nutrition for your locks. It helps promote healthy growth and it also provides the essential proteins required for nourishing damaged hair. Following this simple recipe for an organic hot oil treatment, using coconut oil, will help with dry or damaged hair yielding a more soft & healthy appearance and feel to your mane.See you next week!
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