Category Archives: organic skin care

Vitamin E for Anti-Aging

Vitamin E for Anti-Aging
Vitamin E is a key anti-aging vitamin that protects the skin and other cell structures in your body from free radical damage. Some researchers believe that vitamin E is the most important of all the anti aging antioxidants – the master vitamin. Nutritionists estimate that over 95% of Americans have a diet providing below the recommended dieatary level of vitamin E- recommendation is 100 mg/day.

Cream for Nightime

Cream for Nightime
Collagen Night Cream Before bed, use a cream rich in antioxidants, such as green tea, soy, or grapeseed extract. While the body sleeps, the skin restores itself. Thicker than moisturizer, a night cream rich in antioxidants will help skin defend against smoke, sun, smog, and age. These stressors cause skin to produce free radicals (oxidants) that attack collagen; and when collagen breaks down, wrinkles and sagging result. Antioxidants such as jojoba leaf and vitamins A, .

Sunblock for Great Skin

Sunblock for Great Skin
Protect with sunblock-Nobody wants the side effects of too much sun — wrinkles, moles, age spots, not to mention skin cancer. Protecting skin against UVA and UVB rays is the foundation of great skin care. A sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher that contains Mexoryl SX or stabilized avobenzone because they defend against both wrinkle-accelerating UVA rays and sunburn-causing UVBs.  Some moisturizers contain sunscreen for daily use, but be sure to apply full protection .

Serums With Botanicals for Great Skin

Serums With Botanicals for Great Skin
Apply an anti-inflammatory serum to nourish skin deep down-Stress and fatigue can lead to puffy skin and a blotchy complexion. Calm redness and blemishes with serums and gels that contain extracts of anti-inflammatory herbs like chamomile, calendula, and lavender. Seek out serums with a wealth of organic botanicals, not just a dusting. (Ingredients appear in descending order based on amount present.)

5 Steps to Great Skin

5 Steps to Great Skin
Skin care gets a little more complicated every year. New products tout “never-before-seen” benefits, while the ingredient du jour earns top billing as the next “beauty breakthrough.” With these 5 steps to natural skincare, you can be sure you’re getting the essentials. Start with a gentle exfoliant, rather than a harsh soap, to cleanse-As skin regenerates, dead cells compromise luster and clog pores. Derived from plant and milk sugars, alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) slough skin .