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    The eyes have it – wonderful cucumber!

    The eyes have it – wonderful cucumber!
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    Known for centuries to reduce eye puffiness, cucumber has so many health benefits for both skin and body. Let’s explore some of those benefits. Cucumis Sativus – the humble cucumber. High in fibre and super high in water content (about 96%), cucumber in the diet can help the digestive system work more efficiently, and….well….get things […]

    Keeping Age At Bay With Antioxidants

    Keeping Age At Bay With Antioxidants
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    While most of us may be able to imagine a day when we can look at ourselves in the mirror and proudly see our ‘happy lines’ as a reflection of a life filled with love and laughter, few of us want to exclaim “oh those deep furrows, wrinkles and sagging skin!” Let’s face it – there are lines […]

    Manage eczema and psoriasis naturally

    Manage eczema and psoriasis naturally
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    No, this is not just a pretty flower I picked from my garden. It is Calendula officinalis, or the humble marigold. In the garden its bright and summery and pretty, but on your skin, it is a mircle healer. Eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis (with which I myself suffer), are some of the most common skin conditions in the world, […]

    How Effective is Natural Sun Protection, really?

    How Effective is Natural Sun Protection, really?
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    In the almost four years since starting Rubifresh natural skincare, I have found that although there is a great interest in the idea of a natural sun screen, many Australians are sceptical about whether a natural product would be effective for our outdoors lifestyle in the intense Australian sun. The evidence seems conflicting, but like […]

    Fresh is Best

    Fresh is Best
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    Just as fresh food is best for our bodies, so too are fresh ingredients best for our skin. But WHY? It is fairly well known that the fresher we eat our food (especially vitamin and mineral packed fruit & veg), the bigger the dose of those vits & minerals our bodies receive, and the better […]

    Slowing down the aging process with antioxidants

    Slowing down the aging process with antioxidants
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    We’ve probably all heard of free radicals and their harmful effects on the body’s aging process, but what does it really mean and how can we prevent the damage? Free radicals are damaged cells which are released when oxygen is processed by the body in the natural process called oxidation (the same occurs when you […]

    Terrific Tea Tree

    Terrific Tea Tree
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    Tea Tree oil has long been used as a natural antiseptic, but is gathering interest due to some new research that highlights additional benefits. Pure tea tree oil comes from the leaves of the tea tree plant (not the tea plant…though it was used by 18th century sailors to make tea that smelled like nutmeg). […]

    Skin Lightening with Licorice

    Skin Lightening with Licorice
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    We all know how YUMMY licorice is to eat (not too much guys, it will give you the runs!), but did you know that licorice root has been used for centuries for it’s amazing nutritional and medicinal benefits? It has been reported to be commonly used in the treatment of asthma, athlete’s foot, body odour, […]

    TUESDAY TIPS – the wonder of OATS

    TUESDAY TIPS – the wonder of OATS
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    When money’s tight, or time is short and you want a little pamper, try nourishing oats straight out of your pantry. Oats and oatmeal are soothing to all skin types, and will settle most skin irritations. The goodness penetrates deeply into pores, cleansing excessive cell build up and clogged pores. Oats contain an antioxidant called […]

    The Truth about Coconuts

    The Truth about Coconuts
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    Coconut oil was once considered a baddie due to its high percentage of saturated fat. In recent years, evidence has emerged to show not only that saturated fats are not the baddie they once were thought to be, but the unique combination of fatty acids in coconut oil actually have powerful medicinal properties, due to […]

    What is that ingredient anyway?

    What is that ingredient anyway?
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    WELCOME TO FESTIVAL OF FRESH 2014! TO ANSWER THE SPECIAL QUESTION FOR A CHANCE TO WIN SOME BEAUTIFUL (FREE) PRODUCT, GO TO THE CONTACT US TAB ON OUR WEBSITE. When we set out to develop our range of natural skincare products (find us at http://www.rubifresh.com.au), we not only committed to exclude any ingredients […]

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