What’s the hype about these “antioxidants”? Every product you consume or slather on your skin is screaming “antioxidant” these days. Are the tall claims that antioxidants keep aging at bay and even prevent cancers and heart disease really true?
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Browsing through shop windows, I can’t help but feel giddy with guilt. I know how much of chocolate indulgence I succumb to! From bad skin to being a source of acne, the poor chocolate has been bearing the brunt. But the science of beauty talks otherwise, surprising and delighting me. My sinful delight was now the source of getting great looking skin. While chocolate facials and wraps are taking spas across the world by storm, a few of us still remain oblivious of the goodness of chocolate.
Wine and human life has gone hand in hand for centuries dating back to almost 2200BC. History aside, I also discovered that alcohol contains neurotoxins which accelerate aging and elevate the stress hormones present in the body. The result – you look Old! Habitual drinkers or social ones, all expose themselves to impacting their skin in a negative way.
As we age, the amount of CoQ10 in our bodies starts to decline. It has been regarded as one of the most accurate biomarkers of aging since its depletion correlates with the aging process. People over thirty have demonstrated levels of CoQ10 to be below normal levels resulting in a lesser ability to produce collagen, elastin and other skin molecules, opening up the passage for damage by free radicals to occur.
While Paula Begoun states that those with oily skin types do not need a moisturizer except in areas of the face that may be dry, other experts recommend moisturizers for everyone regardless of skin type.
What exactly does a moisturizer do? What's the common ingredients in moisturizers? What type of moisturizer should you use?
What is a good way to practice maintaining the health of your skin while also becoming healthy at the same time? How about enjoying a nice cup of green tea? It’s a complete skin beauty [...]