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Somebody please tell me.... WHAT IS A TURKISH TOWEL?

Somebody please tell me…. What IS A TURKISH TOWEL?The Turkish bath towel, also known as pestemals or fouta towel, are a traditional flat hand woven towels created in the 18th century and used in the Turkish baths also known as hammams bath. They are made of 100% natural cotton and finished with hand tied fringes. Throughout history the Turkish bath towels were produced by a technique involving weaving the fibers on hand looms by people in Turkey's Black and Aegean regions. The traditional weaving technique used allows the Turkish bath towels to be extremely absorbent and soft over time. The...


Benefits of Natural Skincare

Stephanie Aniliker

            www.thegreenowl.com Benefits of Organic Skincare Products Taking care of your skin is essential; after all it is the body’s largest living organ. However, many of the personal care products on the market contain toxins and chemicals that suffocate the skin. There are a range of natural and organic skincare products you can use for anti-ageing and to keep your skin looking smooth, supple and radiant. Why should I choose organic skincare products? Many mainstream products contain chemicals that are easily absorbed into the skin and can enter the blood stream. Many of the ingredients in these products also...


3 Summer Skin Issues!!

Green Owl

 Summer is awesome, it can wreak havoc on your skin if you're not careful! Let's talk about it. Bad Things That Happen to your Skin in the Summer You'll glow. Literally. Wait this doesn't sound bad, right? Let me explain! I'm talking about oil. During the summer months your sebaceous glands start to produce more oil than normal because of the heat and humidity. So if your skin is on the dryer side this is great. But not so great news for us oilier ladies working diligently to control shine on a daily basis. Washing twice daily (or three times if you...


Why Use Natural Soap – You’re Skin Will Notice the Difference

Soap simply isn’t what it used to be. Main stream soap bars on supermarket shelves share more in common with washing powder than actual soap. Disagree? Let’s ask the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), who unequivocally proclaim…     “Today there is very little true soap on the market. Most body cleansers, both liquid and solid, are actually synthetic detergent products.’  We found this surprising.  If you agree, let’s take a closer look at what the difference between these two is, and why it matters.  What’s really in your soap?     Two Very Different Soaps True soap is created...


Putting It On Your Skin Does Let It In

Stephanie Aniliker

Putting It on Your Skin Does Let It in: What’s in Skin Care and How It Affects Your Health By Deborah Burnes Huffington Post.   You might have heard that sure, parabens and other chemicals in your skin care are bad if ingested, but they can’t penetrate your skin so you don’t have anything to worry about. The fact is, much of what we place on our skin is absorbed into our bloodstream. Just think about nicotine and birth control patches. We administer effective doses through the skin to our bloodstream, enabling us to forgo a daily oral pill in...



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