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Jade facial rollers, the skincare trend straight from ancient China

Jade facial rolling is the new Botox. Apparently every beauty-savvy woman now owns one of these little green gadgets. The idea of incorporating the healing properties of crystals into a daily skincare routine is immediately intriguing.

In ancient China jade was the ultimate symbol of beauty, grace and immortality. Synonymous with wealth and opulence, this beautiful green stone has numerous healing properties. Commonly worn for protection and good luck, jade is also known to balance the emotions, calm the mind and release negativity. Jade can refer to two different types of crystal – Jadeite and Nephrite. The former is a lighter translucent stone, with the latter generally being darker in colour and easier to find. Both stones have similar healing properties. Continue reading

Healing Chick: Paraben-free natural healing natural health remedies


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A quick word about parabens

Lately I have been hearing the words parabens and paraben-free a lot.

Until this morning I wasn’t exactly sure what a paraben was. Assuming this was just another new form of marketing fueled beauty hysteria, I hadn’t been paying much attention. Having said that, after reading this very interesting article from Best Health Magazine I will definitely be phasing out products containing parabens from my beauty routine. Continue reading