Seattle Beauty® Tip: Honey chamomile mask

Posted February 9th, 2018

In a teacup, add a tablespoon of honey. Then add hot water to dilute the honey so it’s easily spreadable. Open upon a chamomile tea bag and pore the chamomile grinds into the diluted honey. Let the chamomile soak up the liquid and soften. Then, add a little more hot water to make a spreadable […]

Slow bone loss with weight-bearing exercise

Posted February 7th, 2018

We all have the experience of seeing our grandparents, over time, literally shrink in front of our eyes. The shrinking is caused by the loss of muscle mass and bone loss as people age. Most adults achieve their peak muscle mass during their late 30s to early 40s, after which time a gradual loss of […]

Green tea may ameliorate memory impairment, brain insulin resistance, and obesity

Posted February 5th, 2018

A study published in The FASEB Journal, by researchers from Northwest A&F University in China suggests that EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate), the most abundant catechin and biologically active component in green tea, could alleviate high-fat and high-fructose (HFFD)-induced insulin resistance and cognitive impairment. Previous research pointed to the potential of EGCG to treat a variety of human diseases, […]

Seattle Beauty® Tip: Vitamin C toner

Posted February 2nd, 2018

Holiday is over and business traveling starts again. If you are like me, you may be back on the road. Taking care of your skin is especially important during travel as you are constantly stressed. Here is a facial toner you are try during the travel. Dissolving an effervescent Vitamin C tablet in a cup […]

Yoga practice may help treating depression

Posted January 31st, 2018

Recent research on yoga has yielded promising evidence that yoga could potentially help treating depression. The scientific study of yoga has grown rapidly in the past decade. Between 1975 and 2014, a total of 312 randomized controlled trials on yoga from 23 countries were published. Between 2005 and 2015, 24 randomized controlled trials have investigated yoga as […]

Fast food agitates the immune system and causes long-term systemic inflammation

Posted January 29th, 2018

The immune system reacts similarly to a high fat and high calorie diet as to a bacterial infection. This is shown by a recent study led by the University of Bonn. Particularly disturbing: Unhealthy food seems to make the body’s defenses more aggressive in the long term. The body’s inflammation response stays super active long […]

Seattle Beauty® Tip: Pearl powder whitening mask

Posted January 26th, 2018

Mix pearl powder with the powder of Baizhi, Baifulin, Baiji, and Bailian. – all Chinese herbs that are easily attainable in Chinese grocery stores.  Add a little glycerin or honey, water, and egg white into the mixture to make a consistent soft paste.  Spread the paste over your freshly cleaned face, wait until dry, washing off or towel off with warm water with […]

Exercise can beneficially alter the composition of your gut microbiome

Posted January 24th, 2018

Two new studies led by researchers at the University of Illinois have delivered the first clear evidence that the composition of gut bacteria can be changed by exercise alone. Designed to isolate the effects of exercise from other factors that could influence gut bacteria, these dual studies build on an increasing body of evidence affirming […]

Research found that Gingko Biloba improves memory

Posted January 22nd, 2018

Researchers at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute found significant improvement in verbal recall among a group of people with age-associated memory impairment who took the herbal supplement ginkgo biloba for six months when compared with a group that received a placebo. The six-month UCLA study examined the impact of ginkgo biloba, compared to a placebo, in […]

Seattle Beauty® Tip: Ginseng Almond mask

Posted January 12th, 2018

Mix together the powder of Angelica (Baizhi), Baiji, Almond and Japanese yam. Prepare the ginsend water as described in the previous post. Mix the ginseng water with the powder mix to make a spreadable paste. Spread the paste over your clean face. Wait until dry. Wash off with warm water and end with a splash […]