What does toxin and cruelty free mean?

Motivation Monday

Happy Monday, everyone! We have received customer feedback regarding confusion during the shopping process. You may shop online or at the supermarket, but a common theme is that there are products filled with vague terminology. Today, we will talk about what two of these terms mean: toxin free and cruelty free.

Toxin Free

A product is considered toxin free if its ingredients do not cause harm or health hazard according to scientific research. The ingredients have been delicately selected and are not known to be in any "black list".

Cruelty Free

In plain terms, cruelty free verifies that a product  was not tested on animals. In the United States, PETA is the main organization in charge of verifying this fact. A bunny logo with the text cruelty free underneath is the authentication from PETA. 

Have an amazing day!

-The Fivesso Team
 

 

Benefits of moisturizing

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Beautiful and glowing skin is an attribute which everyone strives for. Whether you are a mother of two or an 80 year-old grandfather.

Incorporate moisturizing in your skincare routine to see a number of benefits :

  1. Maintain a youthful appearance - Your skin cells are constantly replacing themselves in a continual cycle. By moisturizing, you are nourishing these vulnerable areas such as the face and neck. 

  2. Reduce blemishesBlemishes appear more irritated when the skin is dry and fragile. 

  3. Prevent skin conditionsRecurring  conditions such as acne and eczema can be lessened with daily moisturizing. If you have sensitive skin, be cautious on using creams filled with harsh chemicals. 

We hope you have a wonderful day!

 

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Beauty sleep to vibrant skin

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Motivation Monday

A good night's sleep is well recognized as a key to general health. It is also essential to healthy skin. Below are some key takeaways to this topic. 

  • Lack of sleep worsens skin conditions since the body re balances its hydration during this time. Therefore, getting between 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night is important to your skin care routine.  
  • A proper sleep cycle reduces the aging process and maintains your skin glowing. 
  • Be sure to maintain your sheets clean to avoid skin irritation. 

Keep rocking your Monday!

-The Fivesso team

 

 

Source: https://www.everydayhealth.com

Four easy ways to maintain a healthy skin

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Welcome to 2018! As we begin this new year, it is important to create new goals and resolutions for a prosperous year.

The holiday season can be hectic. Family gatherings. Desserts. Wrapping presents. Cold weather. Office parties.

The Fivesso team understands that all this can take a toll on your body. Below are four easy ways to maintain a healthy skin!

  1. Sleep - Most adults require 7-8 hours of sleep to allow their bodies to rest and recuperate from a long day. 

  2. Drink water - This simple tip maintains your body and skin hydrated. 

  3. Eat fruit & vegetables - Incorporate fruit and vegetables into your diet. Berries containing high amounts of antioxidants are particularly great for your skin.  

  4. Be careful with the Sun - Receiving sunshine is a fan favorite and vitamin D is necessary for your skin. However, prolonged sun exposure can be damaging. Make sure to wear appropriate protection if you plan on spending a long time outdoors.  

Now go out there and enjoy the new year!

-The Fivesso team

Merry Christmas!!

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The Fivesso team wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, or whichever holiday you celebrate! We wish you a wonderful time surrounded by your loved ones. It looks Christmas day will be in the 80's here in Florida. Regardless, we are definitely in the spirit and are extremely thankful for all your support. 

-The Fivesso team

Benefits of olive oil

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Olive oil has been used for centuries as a crucial culinary ingredient in different parts of the world. However, it also contains benefits for a radiant skin. Olive oil contains anti-oxidants and vitamins that promote healthier skin. Its anti-inflammatory property minimizes redness and helps remove acne scars. 

Be sure to use extra virgin olive olive oil in your skin care uses. This type of oil does not contain chemicals and is not pasteurized in production. 

 Keep using olive oil in your foods and incorporate it in your skin care routine!

Source: Womenshealthmag.com