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    Your Skin – An Important Window to Inner Health!

    October 19 2018

    Skin health is more than skin deep and almost all dermatological issues from accelerated aging to autoimmunity have their roots in the internal biochemistry of the body. On the other hand, a radiant countenance and a glowing complexion are not only signs of attraction and beauty, but are also a deeper reflection of overall health and well-being. The skin is...

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    8 Reasons You Need Hyaluronic Acid Every Day

    October 08 2018

    While it’s all the rage these days in the world of skin care, pharmacists and other health care professionals have known about the multiple health benefits of hyaluronic acid (HA) including its relevance for wound healing, bone building and eye health for decades.   First discovered in 1936, the molecule named after the Greek word for glass (a nod to its...

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    Treat all Skin Health Issues from the Inside

    October 04 2018

    Skin conditions can be a real bummer. And, to make matters worse, the topical products we rely on to treat these conditions, rarely do. That's because, like the liver, kidney, spleen, intestine and other bodily systems, the skin is a fully fledged organ and while it appears to be located on the outside, it's deeper layers are actually part of...

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    Does Your Moisturizer Really Work?

    October 04 2018

    Despite our national obsession with beauty products promising to restore moisture to your dry, aging skin, the truth is most do little to change the condition of the skin. Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on a wide variety of creams and lotions with the hope of restoring moisture to their skin. Even the most expensive and perhaps...

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    LOVING YOURSELF: The Indispensable Mental and Emotional Dimensions of Good Health!

    September 17 2018

    While I am a chemistry and nutrition geek, I have a problem with the idea that all we have to do is use nutritional supplements and eat correctly and our diseases will go away. Now, for sure nutrition is an important part of maintaining physical well-being, along with stabilizing blood sugar and employing correct digestive strategies but just as important are...

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    Power On Your Skin With Alpha Hydroxy Acids

    December 04 2017

    The skin sheds thousands of cells every minute in a process called "desqamation". In response to this loss of cells, activation and growth of new cells is initiated . in this way, the elimination of old cells turns on the production and development of new ones. Regular use of alpha hydroxy acids (e.g. lactic acid and glycolic acid) in cleansers...

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    The Right “C” Makes all the Difference

    November 06 2017

    While there are many different Vitamin C molecules used in skincare, they are not all equally effective. Here’s the lowdown on the various kinds of skincare “C “and their pros and cons. L-Ascorbic Acid (AA): Because it is inexpensive, this “C” molecule is the most popular one.  But since it is water soluble it is highly unstable and can easily...

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    Retinoids: Facts and Fiction

    October 18 2017

    The Retinoids, a family of molecules most people know as Vitamin A, are highly effective anti-aging and anti-acne ingredients. I have personally witnessed dramatic improvements in blemished skin, wrinkles, and fine lines as well as significant lightening of age spots, results that have been corroborated by many decades of scientific research and dozens of clinical studies.  Still, myths surrounding these Vitamin...

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    Stay Connected for Good Health and Great Looking Skin

    September 11 2017

    When we think of health, wellness and the aging process, most of us don’t think of connective tissue.  But the reality is 25-30 percent of the body is composed of this stuff that literally holds us together by supporting, separating and yes, connecting, the tissues, organs and cells of our bodies.  It comprises our bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, fascia...

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    Slough Away Brown Spots and Splotches

    August 17 2017

    It’s the season of languid days at the beach and outdoor adventuring with bikes, hikes and kayaks. And also prime season for sun damage, especially dark spots, since excess sun exposure can cause the production of our melanin, our body’s protective pigment, to go into overdrive. And while there are a handful of harsh ingredients, like salicylic acid and hydroquinone...

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