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Have Great Skin with These 3 Anti-Aging Pills that Will Make You Look Younger

Posted January 15, 2014

Is there such as thing as an anti-aging pill? According to Dr. Oz the answer is “yes” as he introduces to his audience 3 breakthrough anti-aging pills that he says will make you look younger from the inside out.

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Optimizing Your Levels of This Vitamin Can Improve Skin and Eliminate Wrinkles

Posted January 14, 2014

When early 20th century author George Orwell famously remarked, “By age 50, you have the face you deserve,” he never anticipated that advances in 21st century nutritional science would be able to dramatically impact skin aging.

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Skin’s own cells offer hope for new ways to repair wounds, reduce impact of aging on the skin

Posted December 13, 2013

Scientists at King’s College London have, for the first time, identified the unique properties of two different types of cells, known as fibroblasts, in the skin – one required for hair growth and the other responsible for repairing skin wounds. The research could pave the way for treatments aimed at repairing injured skin and reducing the impact of ageing on skin function.

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Five tips to soothe and relieve dry skin during cold months

Posted December 6, 2013

Cold weather, low humidity levels and wind are factors that can really dry out and damage your skin, especially when central heaters are used at home. How can one alleviate dryness and help skin stay moist and healthy through the coldest months of the year?

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Eat more vegetables for a healthy glow

Posted December 6, 2013

Research published in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters has found that yellower skin tones resulting from a fruit and vegetable rich diet can make us more attractive. Scientists have found in the past that yellower hues in skin tone are found, cross-culturally, to be more attractive and are also perceived to indicate better health. The team of researchers who conducted the study published today have determined that the factors are linked and suggest that our preference for yellower skin hues could be the result of being able to pick up on subtle indications of good health in potential partners.

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Optimizing Your Levels of This Vitamin Can Improve Skin and Eliminate Wrinkles

Posted November 27, 2013

When early 20th century author George Orwell famously remarked, “By age 50, you have the face you deserve,” he never anticipated that advances in 21st century nutritional science would be able to dramatically impact skin aging.

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The efficacy and safety of a proposed herbal moisturising cream for dry skin and itch relief: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial- study protocol

Posted November 25, 2013

Moisturisers prevent and treat dry skin. They can also protect sensitive skin, improve skin tone and texture, and mask imperfections. Herbal medicines or their extracts have been available as topical formulations and cosmetics. Arctium lappa L. (Asteraceae) has been used to treat inflammatory disorders and various skin problems. It could be a candidate herbal medicine for treating dry skin condition.

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Jojoba oil will work wonders for your hair and skin

Posted November 12, 2013

If you live in the United States, then you won’t have to go too far in order to find jojoba shrubs, as they grow in the southern regions of the country, in addition to other areas in Mexico and Africa. The jojoba seed is very rich in essential fatty acids, and it is best used topically as an oil-based product. The oil is filled with important nutrients, such as vitamins B and E, plus minerals such as copper, chromium and zinc. It has been known to work wonders for the hair and skin, which explains why more and more beauty salons use products based on its wonderful oil.

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Home remedies for dry skin

Posted October 24, 2013

Dry skin (xerosis) is a result of many factors. When the skin loses its natural oil barrier, individuals start feeling itchy in the dried areas of the skin. Redness, bleeding fissures, peeling or flaky skin, cracks, rough and shriveled skin are some of the different aspects of dry skin. Certain disease conditions result in severe dry skin or ichthyosis.

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Home remedies for skin pigmentation

Posted October 11, 2013

Your skin color is determined by pigments called melanin that are produced by specialized cells (melanocytes) of the skin. There are more than 150 genes that affect skin color either directly or indirectly. So there is really nothing much you can do about the natural pigmentation of your skin.

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