Month: April 2017

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Vitamin C

You’ve probably heard of Vitamin C.   It’s a vitamin that we have been told will improve our immune system and help us feel better when we get a cold.  It’s also an antioxidant. When applied topically it can help heal acne, increase the barrier function of skin, regulate synthesis of collagen, protect from UV radiation, and prevent age spots.  All of this means healthier, … Read More Vitamin C

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Ultraviolet

Ageing is inevitable but we can do something every day to help keep our skin looking and feeling youthful.  The number one cause of early skin ageing and skin cancer is the ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun.  It breaks down our skin’s connective tissues, damages DNA and contributes to wrinkles and sagging.  There are two types of UV light that we think about … Read More Ultraviolet

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Sun Worship

What is the number one thing you can do avoid premature ageing?  Wear sunscreen!!  You have probably heard it a million times but a million and one can’t hurt! We must accept that ageing is unavoidable due to intrinsic factors, internal ageing that is biologically occurring naturally throughout one’s lifetime, but we are not powerless to slow the ravages of time.  The greatest cause … Read More Sun Worship