Healthy Skin Naturally: Skin Structure, its dermis and subcutaneous layers

Welcome to the second section of Chapter One of Naturally Healthy Skin by Stephanie Tourles. The dermis layer consists of two layers: The papillary binds the epidermis and dermis together. Papillae are the ridge-like projections that make up your finger prints. Containing capillaries and nerve ends, the papillae are super-sensitive to touch stimuli. The reticular …

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Healthy Skin Naturally: Skin Structure, the epidermis

Welcome to the first section of my discussion on Ms. Tourles' book, Naturally Healthy Skin. As mentioned previously, I've divided my discussion of this chapter into three sections. For me, learning happens faster if I digest smaller bits at a time. It's important that I learn the new terminologies and their functions. Skin structure, the …

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Reading Naurally Healthy Skin

Chapter One of Naturally Healthy Skin by Stephanie Tourles discusses the structure and function of skin. Knowing what our skin is and does is a perfect place to start. After reading this chapter I felt that I wanted to know more. So I went to Wikipedia as an alternative research reference. It’s easy to get …

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Learning how to care for your skin — naturally

I'm always looking for ways to improve my goat milk bath soaps and beauty lotions. I do this by reading, and reading, and reading. Dozens of books and articles on skin care surround my desk. Emails clutter my desktop because they have skin care tips that I want to pass on to you -- my …

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Photos of soap making

Ingredients must be weighted for accuracy. Oils must be melted so they will blend together. Frozen goat milk and lye in early stages of blending. Always wear protective gloves and eye ware. Mixtures do get HOT. Final stage includes a water bath so the two pails will cool within 5 degrees of each other. Ingredients …

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Soap Gentle Enough for Your Mother’s Skin

Many of you have asked: "What's in this soap that will help my ________?" Fill in the blank. Everyone has issues with their complexion, their elbows, ankles, heels, face or their dry skin. Personally, I have light skin that sunburns easily. But first I freckle, Hey, I like my freckles so -- bring 'em on. …

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Goat Milk Oatmeal Soap Making Recipe

One of my favorite books about milk soaps was written by Casey Makela in 1997. Milk-Based Soaps: Making Natural, Skin-Nourishing Soap contains recipes for soaps as well as benefits and reasons why milk is so good for your skin. My copy is tattered and torn on a page or two but it's loved and well-worn. …

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Gran’ Nanny’s Goat Milk Soaps Retailers in Stanly County

Be on the lookout for our counter-top displays at your local stores. Many retailers have the counter-top display pictured on the right. It holds an assortment of soaps and lotions and talks about many goat milk benefits for your skin. Our larger retailer stores have a full-line of our products on the Bakers Rack like …

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Crochet Face Cloths and Coordinated Soap Savers

These face cloths are fun and easy to make. Starting with 4-ply 100 percent cotton, I chain stitch about 30 links. Turn then single crochet in each chain. SC one then, this is where the creative part comes in. You can either single crochet the entire cloth, or you could use a half-crochet or any …

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Goat Milk Soap Gifts Available on WebSpecials

Each creamy colored metal bucket can double as a soap dish and comes with three goat milk soaps: Maschio Motivo's Espresso Caffé Latté, Wayland's Patchouli Plunge, and Dean's Orange Delight. All three soaps are for combination skin types and contain essential oils for a gentle aroma-filled bath. Our Maschio Motivo (Italian for Main Man; Bucky …

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