Chocolate has been vilified in western culture as "naughty", "fattening" and "junk food", which really is a very long way from its beginn...
Formed through geological processes literally millennia ago, bentonite clay offers numerous benefits for skin health and natural skin care. The primary minerals - montmorillonite, quartz and feldspar - are what contribute to bentonite’s remarkable skin healing properties. Understanding the differences between food grade and industrial grade bentonite clay allows consumers to make informed choices based on their specific health needs, ensuring safety and effectiveness.
The use of thanaka in Burmese and Karen culture is deeply ingrained, and it is considered a symbol of national identity. Women and children, in particular, use it to enhance their complexion, protect their skin from the harsh sun, and keep their skin soft and supple. Moreover, thanaka is often applied to the face and body in decorative patterns during festivals, weddings, and other celebrations.
Scabbing, crazy itching, infections or keloid scarring can happen to a small percentage of people after their tattoo experience; they can be triggered not just by the inks themselves, but by the environmental chemicals you expose your fresh tattoo to. The chemicals in some tattoo aftercare products may actually be damaging your ink! And it's why the "natural" part of the tattoo after-care equation matters.