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Virgin Coconut Oil to RBD: The Making of Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil is classified one of two ways: Virgin or Refined, Bleached and Deodorized (RBD). This labeling signifies the level of processing involved in making the oil. Although chemicals are used in RBD oil, the process still retains the healthy fatty acids. Medical experts tend to recommend virgin coconut oil simply because it involves less processing. Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) …

Using Essential Oils to Enhance Your Home

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From the soothing scent of lavender to the invigorating aroma of eucalyptus, essential oils have been used by humans for a long time. These beautiful smelling oils come in a variety of formats and fragrances, and they’re sold by a myriad of different manufacturers. If you’re new to the idea of using essential oils in your home, there are plenty …

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Coconut Oil: Why It’s Different

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Cruise down the olive oil aisle at your local market and you will see coconut oil. Once a pariah in the Western diet because of its high levels of saturated fat. However, in recent years, the tropical nut oil has gained recognition for topical and internal use. It’s quickly become a favorite in the health food world. Promoters look at …

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Facial Treatment

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Your face is the first thing people see when you walk into a room. Taking care of your skin is just as important as eating a well-balanced diet, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep. An amazing facial treatment not only makes your skin glow but also distresses you and helps you relax. Not convinced yet? Here are the reasons you …

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Home Care Skin Care Routine

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Fresh Fruit Facial Skin Care Asian women have been renowned for their beautiful skin and faces for centuries without the intervention of modern night creams, neck creams or new oxygen creams. They have used different kinds of fruit extracts to slough off dead skin cells, fight acne and replenish moisture to nourish their skin. Many natural beauty preparations stem from …

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Aromatherapy massage oils for Spring – Most popular choices

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For most people Spring time primarily evokes images of fragrant and brightly coloured flowers. You can just imagine running carefree through fields of freshly blossomed flowers.  Although it not be a perfect substitute to this vision, you can still picture the dream while enjoying an aromatherapy massage with essential oils produced from some of these same aromatic flowers. You may …

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Sports massage and complementary therapies course in Bali at BISA

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With so much attention being paid to the achievement of total wellness, the prominence of sports massage has quickly risen among recreational to elite athletes. However sports massage is not a new phenomenon as it has been around since the days of the ancient Greeks and Romans who combined massage and exercise in their training regimes. Even Asian martial art …

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Self-care for massage therapists – Get more out of your career

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So why is self-care for massage therapists particularly important? Massage therapists can have long-lasting and rewarding careers, but are susceptible to serious physical injuries, short or long term pain and emotional stress if common sense self-care practices are not consistently followed.  The role requires long hours on the feet and intense pressure on the upper body, so proper body mechanics, …

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Global Wellness Economy Monitor – Executive Summary

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Valued at $4.2 trillion in 2017, the wellness economy continues to expand faster than global economic growth. The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) defines wellness as the active pursuit of activities, choices, and lifestyles that lead to a state of holistic health. In 2014, GWI published the first Global Spa & Wellness Economy Monitor, measuring the size of the global wellness economy …

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Male spa therapist – Launch or expand your career

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As the Founder and Director of the Bali International Spa Academy, an accredited CIBTAC, VTCT and ITEC training center in Bali, potential students frequently inquire about the opportunities and challenges of becoming a successful male spa therapist.  Twelve years ago when I opened the school’s doors my reply would have been quite different than what it is today.  Even though …