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Antioxidants and Free Radicals
Antioxidants have gained a great deal of attention in recent years, for good reason. They work to combat the free radical cells’ that damage your skin...
Antioxidants repair damaged cells ...
Antioxidants are substances found in foods that have the ability to prevent or reduce the oxidative damage that occurs in your body.
Don’t forget to treat yourself over the holidays!
Getting great skin is probably the ultimate gift anyone can receive, but with the hectic pace of the holidays, who has time to visit the spa? You can have healthy looking skin year-round, at a fraction of the cost, by giving yourself the same treatments at home.
Eating veggies helps your skin ...
It is not surprising for you to hear that your parents were right! Eating a wide variety of vegetables, particularly those high in vitamins A, C and E (such as spinach, carrots, red bell peppers and tomatoes), will ensure that your diet is rich in antioxidants.
Free radical defense
Give your skin the benefits of antioxidants. We've all read about the importance of consuming foods that are high in antioxidants to promote health.
Moisturize before going to bed
Moisturizers are designed to reduce water loss from the epidermis (the outermost layer of the skin). In addition to preventing further dryness, emollients contained in moisturizing products provide a barrier against pollutants and dirt, improve the texture and give a smoother appearance to your skin.
The Effects of Anti-Oxidants on Sun Damaged Skin
Recently there has been a lot of talk about the positive effects of anti-oxidants. Oxidative damage occurs when DNA, nocleid acid, protein, and lipids become oxidized due to photo-chemical reaction when UVA light is absorbed.
Time to winterize your skin!
The extremes of cold weather and indoor heat can be particularly harsh on your skin. When the cold weather sets in, use a heavier (oil or cream based) moisturizer on your face, hands, body and feet to compensate for the drying effects of the season.
Vitamins that fight wrinkles
Vitamin antioxidants that can improve the appearance of fine lines on the skin include vitamin E and C, as well as the retinoids, which are derivatives of vitamin A.