NewAge Gathering

Health in the New Age

‘Hair & Skin’

4 Things That Cause Hair Loss

Genetics is seen as the biggest factor in hair loss, but the fact is many other factors also play a role. [1] [2] Some of these factors are actually under your control. Just what can you do to promote healthy hair? While there is no research to suggest that you can reverse hair loss by using preventative approaches, you may be able to prevent the progression. Even still, you may have options, and that should be encouraging. 4 Factors Associated with Hair Loss Research is showing that many controllable factors in our lives can actually override genetics, potentially preventing the genetic tendency of hair loss from expressing itself. Here are 4 things you might not have known could cause hair loss. 1. Gravity Believe it or not, a recent report suggests that… Read More

Ultimate Detox Mask

Print Ultimate Detox Mask Recipe type: Masks For: Natural Cures   Ingredients – 1 tbsp. bentonite clay – 1 tbsp. activated charcoal – 1 tsp. camu camu – 1 drop tea tree essential oil – apple cider vinegar (enough to make a paste consistency to your liking) Instructions Bentonite Clay – As mentioned above, bentonite clay physically pulls everything from grime to bacteria out of your skin. Activated Charcoal – Activated charcoal draws bacteria, poisons, chemicals, dirt and other micro-particles to the surface of skin. It has been proven to adsorb thousands of times its own mass in harmful substances, making it a perfect remedy for wounds and cracked, exposed skin. This is your best bet to purify and give your skin the deep cleaning it desperately needs! Camu Camu – Camu camu is… Read More

Top 5 Everyday Personal Care Products You Can Make Yourself

Many people are moving over to natural, plant-based, organic personal care products and for good reason! There are many reasons to start making your own products, here are a few: 1.) It is beneficial for your health to limit the amount of exposure of toxic chemicals to the skin. 2.) It is also beneficial to the environment as less toxins will be going down the drains. 3.) You will be producing less waste from bottles and other packages. 4.) Over time, if enough people started doing this it could help put an end to animal testing. 5.) Making your own everyday personal care products can be very economical over time. 6.) It can be fun to customize and experiment with your favorite smells and oils. 7.) Making your own products can bring peace… Read More

Color to Dye for

By Vicky Uhland You eat natural foods, wear natural fibers and even bathe your dog in natural shampoo. You celebrate everything organic, nontoxic, sustainable, and seasonal except when it comes to your hair. No matter how much you want to love your blah brown locks or venerate those stray gray hairs, you just can’t get your head around the slow descent into middle or old age. So you color your hair, cringing every time you read the chemical concoctions in the ingredient list on the hair dye box. You worry that your artificially enhanced coif may literally be the death of you, causing serious allergies or, at the worst, cancer. You scan the studies for information about whether coloring your hair during pregnancy may harm your baby. You stress so much over… Read More