Tag: Vitamin A

Recipe: Pass the Peas Please!

Recipe: Pass the Peas Please!

Green peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetables rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants – all great for skin health!

Do You Need Retinoids?

Retinoids give the best bang for your skin-care buck. So now, what’s stopping you from becoming a retinoid fan?

Make Antioxidants Your Best Friend

Make Antioxidants Your  Best Friend

The public enemy number one when it comes to aging is – free radicals. Our bodies create them naturally, particularly when exposed to sunlight or when we are stressed. Excessive exercise also sets off an avalanche of free radical production, due to increased intake of oxygen.

What is Accutane?

The word “accutane” is the trade name for isotretinoin, a medication that is structurally almost the same as natural vitamin A, and is known as the vitamin A retinoid. It is a powerful drug used to help reduce the amount of oil released by oil glands in your skin, and is usually prescribed to treat severe acne, but only after other acne medications have been tried, with unsuccessful results.

At Home Facial With Peppermint

At Home Facial With Peppermint

Before starting your specialized facial, ensure your face has been cleansed by using your facial sauna. This will help open up your pores, extract any blackheads and ensure your skin is more receptive to the peppermint leaves. Also, when cleansing the skin of the paste, use the cotton pads to properly remove the paste. This will avoid you irritating the skin by possibly scrubbing it with your hands and transferring any bacteria or dirt you may have. It will also effectively remove the tiny grains of oatmeal that can easily be left behind.