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9 Reasons Why Your Skin Loves Pomegranate Seed Oil

It’s no wonder pomegranates have been called the ‘fruit of paradise’. Only something from paradise can have such amazing benefits for your body internally and externally. Pomegranates, with their thick reddish skin, may be hard to eat and messy, but they are nutrient dense and rejuvenating for your skin. Benefits of Pomegranate for Skin Rich in vitamin B. Vitamin B Complex increases hydration in dry or sensitive skin giving it a healthy glow. Antioxidant vitamin C helps fight free radicals, which are responsible for wrinkles and sagging and helps collagen (responsible for skin strength and elasticity) production. Vitamin C also aids in smoothing, firming skin and fading brown spots. Antioxidant vitamin E helps skin retain its natural moisturizers to keep...

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Skin Aging and Ethnicity

As a child, I always heard African American women reply, “Black doesn’t crack,” when someone complimented their ageless skin. As an adult, I reply similarly when people ask my secret to ageless skin. That got me thinking. Is there any scientific truth to that statement, or is it just old-timers’ conjecture? Honestly, I thought it was just conjecture. But researchers disproved my hypothesis. “Black doesn’t crack” is real. In all fairness to my Hispanic/Latina and Asian sisters, their skin is ageless, too. “How so?” you ask. In order to understand the age-associated changes in your skin, you must look at the biophysical (cells, molecules, genes) properties of skin.  Let’s start with melanin.  Melanin is what gives your skin its color....

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How to Keep Your Skincare Clean in a Toxic World

Are your “natural” skincare products the real deal or bogus?  Large cosmetic corporations are staking their claim in the natural market, but some are just jumping on the “natural” skincare bandwagon and capitalizing off of you. Sadly, the word “natural” has become meaningless in cosmetics due to the abusive claims by numerous corporations.  There is no governing body overseeing “natural” product claims. It’s left up to the companies to substantiate their claims of “natural” ingredients, products, and attributes. It also places the burden on you to determine reasonableness in the company’s claims. Hippocrates once said, “Nature itself is the best physician.” The same can be said for skincare. Below are the guidelines that I follow when I manufacture natural skincare...

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Does Your Neck Age You?

  How to keep your neck and décolleté areas from prematurely aging you. Tips you can implement now. Click here to watch the video. Read the full article here.

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