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Vitamin C Glow!

photo credit: instagram.com/max164   We all know that Vitamin C is amazing topically, but have you considered taking it internally? If not, you should! According to the Mayo Clinic Vitamin C increases the absorption of iron, lowers your risk of developing cataracts and may lower your risk of many types of cancer. While ingestion of fresh fruits and vegetables rich in Vitamin C is best, a supplement of at least 75 mg per day for women and 90 mg per day for men can help you glow from within!

Oily Skin Routine

  Cleanse, Exfoliate, Moisturize!   Beta Hydroxy Acids- namely Salicylic Acid at a concentration of 2%- has been proven to be a game changer for oily, acne-prone skin. Salicylic Acid is a chemical exfoliant that sloughs off dead skin, blackheads, white heads and clears pores. Due to its potential irritating effects, it is best used alone and not in combination with other leave-on exfoliants. Exfoliation is Step 2 in a solid oily skin, skincare routine. Step 1 is cleansing to remove dirt & debris and facilitate the penetration of a serum, exfoliant or toner. Step 3 is the application of ...

Sugar Skin Connection

Photo Credit: Tommy Bordonaro Hooked on the sweet, bubbly stuff? A can of Coca Cola contains 39 grams of sugar. When sugar is consumed, a sugar molecule attaches itself to other molecules in the body (like collagen!) causing those molecules to become stiff. This natural process is known as glycation. Excessive glycation occus when high amounts of sugar are ingested- leading to collagen and elastin breakdown. Excess sugar can also trigger hormone imbalances that boost sebum levels and result in acne.
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