Entries by Danna Norek

Danna is an occasional blogger in the health and beauty arena, works in the insurance industry as a day job, and also owns AuraSensory.com, a natural body, skin and hair care company that offers highly effective alternatives to traditional chemical-heavy products. Her product line includes a natural deodorant, natural sulfate free shampoo and silk conditioner, facial skincare and more.

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Citrus fruits provide instant mood, energy boost

If you don’t typically keep citrus fruits in your pantry, you may want to reconsider.  Citrus fruits are an excellent way to get an instant pick-me-up on several levels. Unlike other fruits, such as bananas, citrus fruits often times will…

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Nature’s Best Skin Exfoliators

Nothing refreshes skin like a good exfoliation.  Exfoliating the skin on a regular basis, say 2-3 times a week can really help boost collagen production and also helps to accelerate cell turnover, leading to a fresher and more vibrant look. …

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Chlorophyll is the “lifeblood” of plants : What can it do for human health?

Chlorophyll is often referred to as the plant equivalent of human blood.  Its deep and vibrant green color is what gives healthy plant life the characteristic green hue we all love to observe in nature.
This deep green pigmented nutrient…

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Why are electrolytes so important?

You’ve undoubtedly seen many references to electrolytes before – mostly in marketing materials for products.  Perhaps you’ve seen them listed on a label or advertisement for a sports “replenishing” type of drink or even on certain waters that have been enhanced…

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B Vitamins : Energy, Heart Health, Strong Hair and So Much More

When we think of the B family of vitamins, we tend to think primarily of B12 since this is one of the most publicized of the B family due to its association with energy and the fact that it is…

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Study shows plastic surgery makes you LESS attractive, use these natural treatments instead

A recent study showed that facial plastic surgery, while it may make some patients look slightly younger (not by much – the average was a paltry three years younger), does not make them look any more attractive.  In fact, having plastic…

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4 Natural Remedies to Banish Dandruff & Dryness, Boost Scalp Health

The dry winter air in most climates can certainly do a number on your hair and skin, but it also can have a drying, irritating effect on another, less visible area – your scalp.  Scalp health is incredibly important when…

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Natural remedies for excessively oily skin

Everyone’s skin needs to produce a certain amount of sebum, which is the protective oil produced by the sebaceous glands beneath the skin.  The role of sebum is both to moisten and protect the skin from environmental elements and also…

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3 supplements for emotional stability and focus

Two of the biggest concerns adults report when it comes to cognitive and emotional well-being are mood swings and inability to focus.  There are days where our ability to laser-focus on a task or projects seems unwavering and our emotions seem…

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Five Ways to “Winterize” and Protect Your Skin

If you live in a temperate climate, then you probably don’t need to worry as much about altering your skin care routine for the typically dry and frigid winter months. However, if you’re one of the millions like me who…

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