Tea Tree Oil for Skin Problems


Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca oil, is a type of essential oil that has a fresh camphoraceous odor. It’s also one of those substances that a number of health bloggers love right now and recommend for… all kinds of stuff. Which isn’t to say you’re meant to eat it. You definitely are not – tea tree oil is actually toxic when used orally. However, it is found in low concentrations in all...

Are Gel Manicures Bad for You?


Gel manicures utilize a type of nail polish that uses gel rather than the usual paint. This gel is in fact a liquid monomer and polymer powder and is then cured under UV lights. The result is a far more resilient finish that can’t easily be scratched or damaged and which dries in seconds. This means women no longer have to worry about their nails being ruined the moment they leave the salon and...

How to Treat and Prevent Razor Bumps


Razor bumps are the small, red, raised areas that can be left behind after shaving. This is particularly a problem for women who will often find themselves with the small marks when shaving their bikini lines. In some cases, this can be just as unattractive as the hair itself and it can also be quite uncomfortable. Men can also deal with razor bumps though. In this case, they may appear...

What Are the Health Risks of Body Piercings?


If you want to mix up your look with something new and different, then getting a body piercing might be an interesting option. While earrings are rather commonplace among women, nose piercings, eyebrow piercings and belly button piercings are considerably less common and are thus more likely to get noticed and make a statement. But what are the health risks associated with such a piercing? And...

One Powerful Tip to Get Better Skin – Stop Touching Your Face!


If you’re spending lots of money and time on your skin regime, then you should make sure that you aren’t doing anything on a regular basis to jeopardize its effectiveness. Makes sense, right? Otherwise, all that effort (and cash) you’re putting in will be going to waste and you’ll be taking one step forward and two steps back. One killer example of this is repeated...

8 Things That Age Your Skin


Everyone wants to look youthful and to hang on to their looks (everyone over 18 that is) and there are few sights more distressing than a new wrinkle or line to show the passage of time. If like many people you’ve started to avoid the mirror for fear of what new blemish you’re going to find, then you’ll no doubt be on the lookout for ways to help rejuvenate it and give it back...

How to Make Your Nose Look Smaller Without Surgery


I’ve always had something of a big nose. I’m no Barry Manilow, but unfortunately my nose is somewhat ‘wide’ and my big grin only serves to increase its width meaning that it takes up a bit more of my face than I would ideally like a lot of the time. When I was younger this used to upset me more than it does now (because I have a self-esteem these days that borders on full...

Is Sweat Damaging My Hair?


Whether or not sweat damages your hair is a matter that’s open to debate. On the one hand some saunas and steam rooms will claim that sweating can help provide your hair with oils and thereby encourage it to become healthy, but at the same time there is also the concern that the salt in your hair will soak up the moisture and thereby dry out and damage your hair. There is some truth to both...

Your Teeth – A Window to Your Health


Having a great smile filled with white and healthy looking teeth is a great way to communicate success to others and to make yourself more desirable and impressive looking. But why is this? Of course if you go a little deeper the reason is that teeth are a sign of vitality and a symbol of our health. This then means that if you have good teeth, you look healthy and genetically like a good...

The Science of Beauty


Beauty is in the eye of the beholder… right? Well according to science, no it isn’t really. While we sometimes comfort ourselves in the fact that people’s tastes vary, countless research has unfortunately shown that there is a general consensus on what is attractive and what isn’t. And to be honest this is something you probably noticed yourself already… So the...

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki

Adam Sinicki is a full time writer who spends most of his time in the coffee shops of London. Adam has a BSc in psychology and is an amateur bodybuilder with a couple of competition wins to his name. His other interests are self improvement, general health, transhumanism and brain training. As well as writing for websites and magazines, he also runs his own sites and has published several books and apps on these topics.

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